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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

Breastfeeding your Newborn

Breastfeeding is the most natural thing in the world for a new mom. However, it’s not smooth sailing for every woman right away. Nursing is an education, and proper breastfeeding techniques and tricks need to be learned along the way for mom—and baby! Breastfeeding might be easy for some women, while it’s difficult and frustrating for others. Sitting around stewing

Power from within

Pregnancy is the one most life changing experience in any woman’s  life. Although, it is a totally normal “condition” to be in, and in fact that is whole reason for our being here on earth in the first place, most women seem to have transferred the responsibility to someone else, either a doctor, midwife. The fact of the matter is,

The summer’s last weekend

It came to my attention, I had not even thought about it, that this past weekend is our last weekend of the summer. What a summer we have had, at least here where we live in Ontario, Canada. Beautiful weather, very little rain, and so much sunshine to fill our cups till next Spring, we hope, the garden is full

Pain in Labour is

A light has dawned in my head lately, and I feel I need to discuss this, especially with First time Moms, the topic of “pain”. Most first time moms, do not know what to expect in labour and birth and often ask me, what to look for, how they will know, how long will it take, what comes first, and

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