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We are excited to announce that most of our classes and workshops will be returning in person starting in September 2022
at Blue Heron Midwives 105-30 Dupont St E in Waterloo. We look forward to learning in person together as safely as possible.

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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 feel is …

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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 labour. Your baby’s …

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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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