Good to Know: Essential Oil Safety for Pregnancy and Newborns

If you are a woman on social media, you’ve probably noticed that essential oils are a huge trend right now. Whatever your ailment, there seems to be an oil for that.  It’s no different for pregnant women and new moms;…

Sleeping It Off: Doula Sleep Advice for Your Baby’s Age

When was the last time you had a good night's sleep? Can't remember? You're not alone. We love babies, but the compromises we have to make for their wellbeing can be stressful. It'll all be worth it in the end,…

Gestational Diabetes: The Unwelcome Guest

Your pregnancy is just about to transition into its third trimester when you get the news; you’ve been diagnosed with gestational diabetes.  Now what? You’re probably feeling scared and worried. You’ve likely already been told that gestational diabetes increases the…

Sphincter Law: Why it Matters During Your Labour

Sphincters are round muscle groups that are usually closed until something needs to pass through. Not only is it a fun word to say, it is also very important during labour. Ina May describes Sphincter Law in her Guide to Childbirth.…