5 Reasons Why You Should Hire A Birth Doula

5 Reasons Why You Should Hire A Birth Doula

When one parent suggests hiring a doula (and it’s the dad/partner more often than you think), one of the most common responses the other parent expresses is “Do we really need one?” Partners may feel like supporting the mom/birthing person is their job. The...
Little Reminders and Suggestions for Relaxation in Pregnancy

Little Reminders and Suggestions for Relaxation in Pregnancy

Pregnancy can be a time filled with joy, excitement, and love, but it can also be a time of stress, anxiety, and fear. Studies have shown that “prenatal stress can have significant effects on pregnancy, maternal health and human development across the lifespan”. While...

Conversations to Have with Loved Ones Before the Baby is Born

It is important to prepare and plan as best as you can before the baby arrives. When I talk to new parents, most of them agree how hard postpartum is initially. There are a few topics worth discussing ahead of time with your partner that will make you feel more calm...

Exercising While Pregnant

It is commonly understood that exercising while pregnant is important. But why exactly? While exercising does not guarantee that your birth will be shorter or “pain-free”, it does engage the major muscles that are needed in childbirth. This means that you are priming...

What Makes Someone “High Risk” in Pregnancy?

The short answer is: it depends who you ask!  The long answer is that traditional western medicine has relatively strict markers that would automatically label someone as high risk.  These markers could be: Above 35 years of ageGestational...
Covid-19 Update 😷

Now Providing Virtual Classes For Your Safety

In these unusual times, we are now offering all of our classes and workshops via zoom, a live online platform. All are interactive, never recorded, so that you may communicate with your instructors and classmates. It's just like being there!