Doula Food for Thought – Fueling your Newborn Body

Many people have issues with food and their diet on a good day, but when you're pregnant and adjusting to postpartum life with a newborn, that relationship can become more difficult as we struggle to love our bodies even when…

A Doula Knows Asking for Help is Not Failure

For first time parents, the reality of having a baby doesn't sink in until they're home, alone, and the visitors and the meals slow down. For women, especially, the stress and hormones can cause some pretty strong emotions. Around four…

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.…