childbirth

23 07, 2019

Acupuncture for Birth Preparation and Labour Induction

2019-07-21T23:30:22-04:00

8 Reasons to Try Acupuncture for Birth Preparation and Labour Induction Guest Blogger, Dr. Caleigh Sumner N.D. transfer acupuncture   Once you have reached your 35th week of pregnancy, you are officially ready to start preparing your body for birth with acupuncture. Acupuncture [...]

Acupuncture for Birth Preparation and Labour Induction2019-07-21T23:30:22-04:00
5 06, 2019

Having a Baby in Canada

2019-06-12T19:50:51-04:00

Giving birth in Canada In Canada over 385,000 babies were born in 2018, that’s over 1,000 every day!  Canada has public healthcare which is provincialized and in Ontario falls under OHIP. If you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, you can access these services [...]

Having a Baby in Canada2019-06-12T19:50:51-04:00
25 04, 2019

Postpartum Expectations

2019-07-18T18:53:21-04:00

After labour and childbirth, the new mom enters a period of postpartum. This period is often referred to as the fourth trimester or the three months following birth. Postpartum can also refer to the first 12 months after birth. Depending on the birth outcome, [...]

Postpartum Expectations2019-07-18T18:53:21-04:00
14 04, 2019

Postpartum Body: Effects Childbirth has on the Pelvic Floor

2019-08-25T23:36:49-04:00

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 2 ounces to 2 pounds. [...]

Postpartum Body: Effects Childbirth has on the Pelvic Floor2019-08-25T23:36:49-04:00
11 04, 2019

The Many Benefits of Having a Doula

2019-06-12T19:52:26-04:00

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 [...]

The Many Benefits of Having a Doula2019-06-12T19:52:26-04:00
1 01, 2019

Epidurals and Doulas

2019-06-17T14:26:14-04:00

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 Doulas2019-06-17T14:26:14-04:00
2 10, 2018

Movement During Labour

2018-12-31T17:40:37-05:00

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. [...]

Movement During Labour2018-12-31T17:40:37-05:00
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