Tag: pregnancy health

What Is HypnoBirthing?

You may have recently read about how HypnoBirthing helped Kate Middleton achieve a pleasurable birth and wondered if it can work for you too? Or maybe this is your first time seeing the term at all. Regardless of what you know, or don’t know, about HypnoBirthing, you will soon learn the basics of this birthing philosophy and how its childbirth…

Geriatric Pregnancy Explained

We invited Natalie, a Certified Doula to talk with us about geriatric pregnancy. Together, we answer a lot of your questions and dive into a wide range of topics that can help educate, support + empower you to make the best decision for your body + your baby!  Who is considered “geriatric” or of advanced maternal age? Anyone who is…

Secrets From Your Doula

Have you ever found yourself saying, “I wish I knew that earlier” or “I wish I knew that during my first pregnancy”? Whether this is your first, second or ninth pregnancy, here are 3 secrets from your doula that can help you feel empowered and informed throughout your pregnancy, labor + delivery!  1: Everyone’s Experience Is Unique If you’re like…

Postural Tips During Pregnancy

As your baby bump grows, your posture can shift, causing some aches + pains to creep in. To help you feel your best during pregnancy, here are some important postural tips to follow. I invite you to do this exercise with me. Walk in place and then stop… Did your feet land naturally under your hips? If not, bring awareness…

What To Pack In Your Hospital Bag

What To Pack In Your Hospital Bag As your due date approaches, it’s a good time to start packing your hospital bag. To ensure you, your partner and your new bundle of joy are as comfortable as possible, here are some essentials we recommend you include in your go bag. Upon Check-In Insurance Information Photo ID Birth Plan Labor +…

Natural Induction Methods

Is There A Way To Jump Start My Labor Process? As we enter those last weeks of pregnancy, it is completely natural to start researching different natural induction methods to help get the labor + delivery show on the road. What are some natural induction methods? Some of the most common methods include: Prenatal Massage Reflexology Acupuncture Exercise Spicy Foods Essential Oils…

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Pelvic Floor Exercises For Pregnancy

How Do You Know If Your Exercises During Pregnancy Are Good For Your Pelvic Floor? Before we jump into what exercises you should/shouldn’t be doing during pregnancy, let’s first talk about what your pelvic floor is and the role it plays throughout your pregnancy. What Is The Pelvic Floor? Your pelvic floor is much bigger than you may think it…