Tag Archives: birth

WHAT CAN A DOULA DO FOR YOU?

Aimée Sturley   A doula will help you & your partner to stay informed & supported from pregnancy to birth to the postpartum period. They will work to promote a sense of trust & closeness between you & your partner(s), and foster an atmosphere of support throughout your time together.   Your doula will help… Continue Reading

COMFORT MEASURES FOR LABOUR AND BIRTH

By Debra Woods For support persons attending births there are numerous comfort measures to assist labouring women. Although birth is a natural healthy process, it can be challenging and women do much better when those around them can provide comfort.   Penny Simkin’s 3 R’s – ‘Relaxation, Rhythm and Ritual’ is a powerful combination to… Continue Reading

Labouring on Labour Day

By Laura Robertson I had always secretly dreamed of having a home water birth. I’d seen the pictures of new mothers serenely birthing at home, free of all the apparatus of a hospital. However, I thought that since I was older and this was my first baby, birthing in a hospital was the safer option.… Continue Reading

Healthy Spines for Happy Moms

Pregnancy and childbirth is a natural process with many exciting changes from conception until the birth of your newborn. Postpartum, your body continues to adapt to support your infant. Though natural, these changes can cause pain and strain on your body, and in some cases, chiropractic care can ease the physical stresses during your pregnancy,… Continue Reading

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