If you received your education in Western Society you may have come across the term “tabula rasa” either in literature, philosophy, religion, psychology or social science classes in secondary or post-secondary school. Tabula Rasa translates from Latin into “Blank Slate”. It is the belief that all humans are born without a single imprint of knowledge […]
It may not be rocket science, but there are a few things you should know about timing contractions in labour – here are our top 5 doula tips.
Say it with me: massages during ANY trimester of pregnancy are SAFE! Whether you are 1 or 41 weeks, you can get a massage. All registered massage therapists in Ontario have been exposed to prenatal massage modifications during their post-secondary education. Some may continue their education in perinatal specific courses to enhance the application of […]
Being a first time mother, I wanted to have as much support as possible. I was always fearful of childbirth so I decided to educate myself and take some courses online. My sister recommended Lifetime of Love Doula Services to me and I am so grateful that she did! I completed the HypnoBirthing series and Breastfeeding […]
Postpartum anxiety hit me around the second week of my sons life. I was in constant fear and overwhelm that something was going to happen to him which prevented my husband and I from ever leaving the house (among other things!).
Midwifery continues to fight and advocate for progress, and we encourage you to share some of the messaging on your social media platforms and learn more about this year’s long initiatives (after all, it is a centennial celebration).
Having a doula for postpartum support was the best decision we could have ever made. The postpartum care we got from SJ and Carol Anne made sure I was able to focus on bonding with my baby.
I had a lot of unexpected things come up in my pregnancy which made my anxiety really bad but Carol Anne and SJ were always available for a chat or a meditation over the phone. Knowing I could reach out to them and get support from someone who has their knowledge & experience was such a comfort.
Eleanor is our third baby, but first time using a doula and I can say without a doubt how transformational it was to have Doula support this time. Carol Anne and Sarah helped me take back ownership of my birth and my body. I still remember coming home from an appointment early on in pregnancy and […]
As we do every year (it’s kind of become a wonderful tradition for us actually), today we are celebrating our colleagues in a very special way. May 5th is the International Day of the Midwife and this year it coincides with the State of the World’s Midwifery Report 2021 and the evidence is in: investing […]
With the birth of my daughter, we decided to enlist the help of a doula and it was the best decision we could have ever made. I laboured at home for several hours in Tara’s care and her presence and guidance gave me the confidence to trust my body. When things started to ramp up, […]