Birthing Journeys: Positive birth after trauma

Birthing Journeys: Positive birth after trauma

After two c sections, when Hannah Palamara discovered she was pregnant with baby number three, she was determined to give her baby a positive birth, also known as a vaginal delivery. When her son, Frankie, was born, he was delivered in a water birth at home. Hannah...
Freedom to Move in Labour and Birth

Freedom to Move in Labour and Birth

During labor woman’s body has natural rhythms, from breathing, heartbeats, muscles spasms, to contractions. When the woman is secured to the bed as she gives birth, this interferes with her natural flow. Additionally, she may have a panic attack as her movement...
Why we need to talk about #MeToo in the birth room

Why we need to talk about #MeToo in the birth room

Some women feel like they did not give consent for medical procedures during birth. They feel like they are reduced to being a vessel, only good for carrying the child. This is not helped by the belief among professionals that they are legally responsible for bringing...
Hiring A Postpartum Doula Is A Necessity, Not A Luxury

Hiring A Postpartum Doula Is A Necessity, Not A Luxury

Postpartum doulas are an important support to a new mom after giving birth. A doula’s focus is to help the mother care for her postpartum body, prepare meals, provide information, and serves as both a physical and emotional support. Many new moms struggle with...