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Postpartum Depression

What does it feel like to have postpartum depression or postpartum anxiety?  What are the signs or symptoms? How do you know when you have it? And if you do have it, what should you do? Below we will explain the signs of postpartum depression and anxiety, but in what we call “plain mama English.” When you read the two different symptoms lists below, one for postpartum

Waterbirth in Durham Region

Birth Pool Rentals – Durham Region A Birth Pool makes it possible for all women to experience the benefits of using water for their births, up to and including a waterbirth should that be their wish. Immersion in a large pool of water is proven to make labours faster and easier. This type of birthing tub is easy to setup, easy

Natural Birth in a Hospital!

Most birth Stories involve an induction followed by a cascade of interventions, and almost half the time these interventions end up in a c-birth, as I prefer to call it. Deciding whether to birth at home or in a hospital can be a difficult decision, especially if your birth team is not totally on board with it, and then there

Young Living Seedlings Products

Parents make hundreds of decisions about the health and happiness of their family each day. With so many products and promises to choose from, Young Living Seedlings™ is designed to make it simple for parents to find pure, gentle products infused with baby-safe essential oils to care for their littlest, most vulnerable family members. The soothing, plant-based formulas use infant-safe

Cord Clamping

The Truth about Delaying Cord Clamping Babies that receive delayed cord clamping have 40% more blood volume compared to babies that receive immediate cord clamping. 40% More Blood that is a lot of blood. Babies are born with insufficient iron levels to get them through the first year of life, thus their foods such as cereals are fortified with iron.Babies

Exercise and Dancing for a better Birth

As a Dancing for Birth Instructor, my mission is to empower women through dance.  They have the inner wisdom and strength to birth their babies.The dancing for birth classes are fun and informative. There are 2 essentials for an effective and intuitive birth: Sensation! without sensation during labour, mom’s body can’t give her clues and insights as to what her

Boosting Fertility Naturally

15% of Couples are affected by fertility issues. There are natural ways to increase fertility and become pregnant faster. Diet and exercise changes can boost fertility by 69%. Eat Foods that are rich in antioxidants. These deactivate the free radicals in your body, which can damage both sperm and egg cells. One study shows that eating 75 grams of walnuts

Getting Cervix Ready for Birth

Let’s talk a bit about our fantastic muscle, our uterus. The muscle at the centre of labour is as we should all know, the uterus.The cervix is the pathway between the uterus and the vagina. Let’s think of the cervix as doors that have to open up, before baby can exit or go through the doors.The role of each contraction,

Delivered: The empowering journey toward your ideal birth and beyond

Delivered is the brainchild of a colleague and friend Tara Dhanasar owner and practitioner of Live Well Family Chiropractic.http://livewellfamilychiropractic.ca Delivered is all about planning your birth. Even before conception, preparing soon to be parents for conception, pregnancy and birth is important. Delivered will be an informative session where soon to be parents will be able to obtain vital information about