What to REALLY expect during labour and childbirth. This 2.5 hr class is taught by a doula. You'll learn what really happens during labour.
Being an expecting mother is a hugely personal experience. No matter what your doctors, relatives or friends say, nobody can quite describe the unique emotional and psychological journey you'll have when carrying a child or tell you everything to expect when you actually go [...]
This free event is to learn more about what a doula (birth and postpartum) does. Learn how a doula can support you during pregnancy, birth and transitioning to parenthood.
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 [...]
You don't have children, so how can you possibly understand? Yes, it's true. I do not have children. According to data from the Canadian Medical Association, 58% of Canada's licensed OB-GYNs in 2017 were women. That means that 42% were men. There are [...]
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 [...]
Considering hiring a birth doula? That's great - there are many doulas in Toronto and studies have shown that with a doula present at labour and childbirth, there are fewer requests for pain medication, more positive outcomes, reduced likelihood of a caesarean and better [...]
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, [...]
It's important to stay active during pregnancy Exercising during pregnancy brings huge advantages to your body and baby. Exercise is a positive way to: icon-plus-circle reduce stress icon-plus-circle regain more energy icon-plus-circlesleep better icon-plus-circle have regular digestion icon-plus-circle lift your spirits icon-plus-circle increases odds of an easier labour [...]