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.
Labour and childbirth in unpredictable and with that may come fears about the unknown and what to expect. Some fear if they will make it to their birth location on time. Depending on where the woman lives, this can be a concern however [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]