1. 02 Aug, 2018
    What is a DONA certified Doula?
    What is a DONA certified Doula? DONA International: We are the world’s premier doula organization Pardon us for bragging, but we are the oldest, largest and most respected doula association in the world. Our founders are among the foremost experts on doula care, and DONA International certification is a widely respected measure of quality and professionalism. We are an international, non-profit organization of doulas that strives to have every doula trained and educated to provide the highest
  2. 02 Aug, 2018
    What is a Birth Doula anyway?
    What is a Birth Doula? ​ The word “doula” comes from the ancient Greek meaning “a woman who serves” and is now used to refer to a trained and experienced professional who provides continuous physical, emotional and informational support to the mother before, during and just after birth. Doula's work together with our client’s birth partner and clinical care team (including physicians, midwives, and nurses).  We do not perform clinical tasks, but instead provide reassurance and perspective to
  3. 08 Jun, 2018
    Packing for hospital: Mom, Partner & Baby
    Packing for the Hospital So what do you really need to pack when delivering at a Hospital? Most parents look like they are moving in when they arrive.  Bags, Pillows, Birth Ball and Suit Cases can clutter a birthing room and makes it hard to find the things you really need.  When I talk to parents about what to pack I always tell them to pack separate bags for different times during your visit.   Bags to pack: Labour bag for mom (Carry-on Size Suitcase/Backpack/Large Purse) Partners Bag