Pregnancy

14 04, 2019

The Effects Childbirth has on the Pelvic Floor

2019-04-27T14:24:53-04:00

Childbirth and the Pelvic Floor A woman’s body goes through a lot of changes during pregnancy. The most noticeable ones are the growing abdomen and changes to the breasts. There are many more changes going on internally – the uterus goes from weighing around [...]

The Effects Childbirth has on the Pelvic Floor2019-04-27T14:24:53-04:00
7 02, 2019

Questions to Ask when Interviewing a Birth Doula

2019-04-04T23:59:19-04:00

A birth doula ("dula") can be an invaluable member of your birth team. Doulas provide physical and emotionally support to both the pregnant woman and her birth partner, doulas also provide information, education and advocacy. Birth doulas want to ensure that you have [...]

Questions to Ask when Interviewing a Birth Doula2019-04-04T23:59:19-04:00
28 01, 2019

Dehydration during Pregnancy

2019-01-28T20:08:32-04:00

During pregnancy the person’s blood volume increases by approximately 50%. The extra blood helps support the placenta and brings the baby the nutrients and oxygen they need to develop. Blood has hormones flowing through it at all times and the amount of hormones [...]

Dehydration during Pregnancy2019-01-28T20:08:32-04:00
1 01, 2019

Epidurals and Doulas

2019-01-01T18:10:22-04:00

Birth and labour doulas provide support to labouring women and their families. As a professionally trained and certified birth doula, I provide unbiased support. This means that I do not judge you for your choices during your pregnancy, labour and childbirth. I support [...]

Epidurals and Doulas2019-01-01T18:10:22-04:00
1 11, 2018

New Canadian Guidelines for Exercising when Pregnant

2019-03-23T22:12:33-04:00

The CSEP recently released their 2019 Canadian Guideline for Physical Activity throughout Pregnancy. It states that pregnant persons should aim to have 150 minutes of moderate-intensity physically activity each week over a minimum of three days per week. Evidence showed that pregnant persons have: [...]

New Canadian Guidelines for Exercising when Pregnant2019-03-23T22:12:33-04:00
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