PRENATAL WISDOM CLASSES are available as a one-day condensed workshop, a 4-week series, or a private class.
Doulas provide continuous physical, emotional and informational support through pregnancy, birth and early postpartum. This support results in more positive birth outcomes.
We’ve prepared capsules for over 500 happy clients. Easy to arrange; easy to take! We surpass food-safety and OSHA requirements for safe handling of placenta.
“This was by far the most useful class we took! It helped us so much in labour with the actual hands-on practise and learning what some of our options are!” (C & S, 2017).
Create a document that builds bridges with your care providers while helping you get what you want!
BIRTH PREP FOR MEN
FERTILITY AWARENESS: Make a baby, or not!
POSTPARTUM: SURVIVE & THRIVE
You know informed-choice is a legal right but how do you make those choices? (Link for printable graphic at the end.)
Although the information here will reassure any partner, this article intentionally addresses dads-to-be. All the quotes, links and videos are made by dads for dads-to-be, about their most common concerns about birth support: 1) Value; why should I pay for…
Herbal medicine is specific category of health-care. Many herbs, including essential oils, are safe and beneficial during the childbearing year, while others can be dangerous. Pregnant women must be cautious with any remedies, especially during the first trimester when the…
Yesterday the CBC posted another article on placenta encapsulation. The article is low on fact and filled with fear-mongering. Certainly an article like this should lead service-providers to pay attention to their practices, ask questions, and re-evaluate protocols to ensure…
Birth has been compared to climbing a mountain or completing a marathon. Being physically fit is an advantage. Exercise generally improves pregnancy, birth and newborn outcomes for people with normal pregnancies. There may be a protective factor for gestational diabetes,…
After a Caesarean birth, you will be given a list of recovery tips from your medical care provider. The following additional information contributes to optimal recovery following a surgical birth.
Your dedication, love and passion shines through you as a person and as a doula. Your professionalism, dedication, knowledge and wisdom while providing support (physical and emotional) was and is paramount for our family. You were such a positive and wonderful part of the love and strength of our daughter’s birth. You changed our views of what a birth could and can be for the better; you strengthened our bond at home and in the delivery room. As I sit here and admire my daughter and think of her birth I think of you. As a women and as a mother I commend you. I am grateful to the doula community and to you.
After the hospital tour and both of your classes (prenatal-in-a-day and the couples’ class), we feel totally at ease and prepared now to handle a natural birth. Actually looking quite forward to it!