Ina May's Guide to Childbirth
Book Review: Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth

I would highly recommend this book as a must read as you prepare for labour. The unique ideas and theories can help create a positive experience no matter the twists and turns that occur during your birth journey.

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What the heck is a Doula?

There are a few questions about Doula work that we hear regularly:   What is a Doula? Aren't Doulas and midwives the same thing? Why would I n

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Should you take a prenatal class?

One thing I often hear from pregnant moms and couples is that they aren't sure they should take a prenatal class. The other thing I'm also told regularl

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Doula Prenatal Appointment
The Truth about Epidurals in Labour

Its also a good idea to learn about epidurals even if you really don’t want one! Things can change rapidly in childbirth and there are sometimes reasons that your Dr. or Midwife even may suggest an epidural. The last thing anyone would ever want was to be forced to make a last minute decision without all the facts. So in true Balancing from Birth to Baby form, let us help empower you with knowledge.

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Balancing From Birth To Baby
Using Water During Labour

How to use Water during labour It’s not just to drink! Have you thought about using water during your birth?

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Balancing From Birth To Baby
Natural Pain Management in Labour #2

This week’s labour tip is all about preparation. Someone very wise once told me “If you fail to prepare, you prepare to fail”. Labour in all of its beauty takes a vast amount of mental, physical and emotional preparedness to be able to cope calmly and effectively throughout. So What can you do to prepare?

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