Aromatherapy for Labour: The Top 10

Using aromatherapy for labour (and all other times, really) can be a very effective way to manage a wide variety of issues. Essential oils can help you focus on your labour, tune yourself into the sensations you’re feeling, or help you relax and calm your...

Doulas and Dads

Preamble: this post was originally titled “Doulas and Partners”, because I didn’t want to leave anyone out. But I had to change it to “Doulas and Dads” because it occurred to me that there are specific issues that arise between the...

5 Sources of Probiotics to Add to Your Diet

Following on the heels of my post about probiotics, I wanted to provide a nice, long list of good sources of probiotics. We all know that yogurt has active bacterial cultures, but here are a few places you may not have thought of to get some good bugs for your gut:...

Prenatal Classes in Nanaimo – A Nanaimo Doula’s Guide

Every time I look for prenatal classes in Nanaimo to refer my clients to, I realize how very few there are that are easily accessible. You have to do a little more digging to find the good ones, but I assure you that there really are some great courses to take...