Movement during labour is a great way to help baby descend the birth canal and prepare for delivery. How do you move? Dance Play some music and bust a move. No music? No problem. Swaying, making circles with your hips can all help. [...]
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Throughout your pregnancy your baby will turn and perform gymnastics, even during the last weeks of gestation. Most babies will settle down in the head-down position between weeks 32 and 38. A small percentage, fewer than 5 percent of term pregnancies, settle in [...]
Yoga for Fertility: a journey to health and healing. If you are trying to conceive, you already know how stressful and tiring it can be. You may be undergoing fertility treatments or monitoring your cycle around the clock to know when the days [...]
Breastfeeding has many benefits both to baby and mom. With practice and guidance, you can be on your way to successfully breastfeeding your newborn. Benefits for Baby 1. Breast milk provides complete nutrition. Breast milk has a mix of protein, fat and vitamins. [...]
Today there are hundreds of items that are made and marketed for newborns. You don't need to spend a small fortune on items to have for when your baby arrives. If this is your first baby, ask family and friends if they have [...]
If your pregnant, you may be wondering about the dos and don'ts of pregnancy. I hear a lot of different concerns from clients which can lead to internet searching and even unnecessary fear and stress. The DO LIST DO find a care provider [...]
At your 35th week of pregnancy you'll want to have your hospital bag backed and ready either by the front door or in your car, in case baby arrives early or your healthcare provider sends you to the hospital. As a birth doula, [...]
Taking care of yourself during pregnancy is key. Resting when you need to, eating nourishing foods and getting exercise are all important. Affirmations can be words or a phrase that you repeat silently or aloud that allow the mind to focus on one [...]
Ayurveda: What's your dosha? Ayurveda is a 5,000-year-old system of natural healing that has its origins in the Vedic culture of India. More than a mere system of treating illness, Ayurveda is a science of life (Ayur = life,Veda = science or knowledge). [...]
A woman's cycle begins on the first day of her period. The phase before ovulation is a great time to practice yoga and focus on inverted poses. Inversions help clean the uterus completely after a woman's period. This is absolutely necessary to ensure [...]