All posts by claire@birth-bythedoulaway.ca

About claire@birth-bythedoulaway.ca

Claire Anne is a registered Birth and Postpartum doula. She is also a sleep specialist and has had the honour of supporting tens of pregnancies, births and families over the years.

Something Snoo chez Nous

In August I was supporting a newborn overnights, and a friend of the family had offered to lend this Smart Sleeper to them, boasting its amazing qualities on providing comfort for the newborn and a more restful sleep for the provider. The outcome for this family was amazing as well and needless to say for me as a doula, it

Celebrating Life

Every day is a perfect day to celebrate, every is a gift in itself. When there is a tiny human growing in our womb and we really take a step back and reflect on the miracle that this is, then it is a perfect moment to celebrate life, from its initial moment and right on through till birth. Each and

Postpartum support of twins

My postpartum support for the past 8 months has been caring from wonderful twins. I have to admit that doing this is a very heartwarming and fullfilling for me. My support happens mostly during the night hours and keeping these little angels comfortable and cuddled fills the night and keeps me busy the entire night. There is not much else

Daniel’s Birth Story

It has been a long time since I wrote a birth story, something I used to do on a regular basis after I attended a birth. Teresa’s birth I feel I would like to write about because it is truly a story of determination, power and strength. Teresa is a young woman living here in Toronto, she is from Mexico,

World Doula Week

This is a week with many events focusing on Doula’s magic. Did you know that a Doula can support any type of pregnancy and birth? Doulas are not particular about the setting, hospitals, birthcentres, homebirths, all are amazing, the key in it all is that mom and partner feel like this is where they want to meet their baby. Doulas

Toronto Birth Centre

2019 is quickly under way and it always feels great to sink comfortably into a new year, this year for me has taken me to support women giving birth at the Toronto Birth Centre. I have to say that the atmosphere there is so much more conducive to birth. It is peaceful, quiet, warm, colourful and almost magical, it removes

The Importance of Healthy Eating

It is important to prepare your body for pregnancy and birth.When you are growing a baby, your body is producing 40% more blood volume and you need to nourish that to remain healthy and have a powerful birth. Eating healthy is the root for feeling good and for baby to feel good to. It is never too early to get

Best of the Holiday

Another holiday season is around the corner and children are honoured and remembered during this holiday time. It is the season of love and hope and all things magical. Well as a mother myself, I have to say Mothers are magical beings. Mothers have the gift of being everything to everyone. This is true from the moment she becomes a

The Festive Season

Everyone is feeling festive this time of year, and for these Birth Mommas who are due to have their babies around this festive season, beware of what you may convinced to do about it, yes the induction will be discussed full on with you.The medical industry becomes very induction happy especially during the festive season.Mommas remember please, you have a