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New Baby Time

Once your baby is born join us for our weekly New Baby Time program. We are pleased to co-host this program with Blue Heron Midwives during the COVID shutdown. Join us for a weekly Zoom call every Wednesday from 9:30 to 11 am. This special drop-in program features different local experts sharing about life with a …

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COVID-19 POLICY

Given the current and evolving situation, we at Balancing from Birth to Baby have developed COVID policies to protect our clients, students, and loved ones. Please read our updated policy. The evolving situation is changing regularly and as more information becomes available we will share as necessary. Before COVID-19 turned the world upside down, we …

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Holly’s Top Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy

Holly is a registered nutritionist that believes gut health is everything. Gut health plays a role in everything from IBS, hormone imbalances, pregnancy, chronic pain, and mental health issues. With degrees in Applied Human Nutrition and Psychology, Holly creates customized, science-based healing protocols to get to the root of your health issues. She also uses …

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Birth Plans 101

  I am often asked about birth plans by the couples in our classes and by my doula and coaching clients.   If you don’t know, a birth plan is something that women and their partners write about what they hope will occur during their labour, what they hope to avoid, and anything else they …

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How Painful is Labour?

Questions and fears about labour pain are what I hear most often from doula clients, coaching clients and couples in my childbirth classes.   I am not going to lie. Labour can be painful.   How painful?   Well, that depends. There is a wide variety of pain perceptions and stories about pain levels in …

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6 Steps to Overcome Your Birth Fears

Because birth is such a transformative experience, some trepidation is normal and to be expected. However, in our current media culture, birth is portrayed as a medical emergency and used as a way to increase TV show ratings. This turns normal trepidation into fear, which is further exasperated when people tell you birth horror stories …

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