Prepare for Your Birth. 7 Things You Must Do in Your Third Trimester

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Yay! You’ve made it to your third trimester! Things are starting to get pretty real right about now and it’s time to prepare for your birth! Do you think you’re ready? Check out this list of seven things you have to do to prepare for your birth before it’s go-time! Don’t worry if you haven’t gotten started on any of these things yet, you have a whole trimester to go. That’s just about 3 months and a bit! And if you’re just at the end of this final trimester, there’s lots you can still do! Keep on reading 🙂...

The Ultimate Guide to Taking Control of Your Childbirth

Childbirth classes are a must before you give birth

Without a doubt, taking a childbirth class before your big day is very important. Taking one with an engaging and experienced teacher is even more important! That’s why I totally recommend that you take Mandy Irby’s childbirth class “The Ultimate Guide to Taking  Control of you Childbirth.” Mandy is a Certified Lamaze Childbirth Educator, she’s a Peanut Ball trainer (what are peanut balls and how can they help you while you’re in labour? learn more here) and she’s just an all-around awesome person who cares about your birth experience and wants you to BIRTH BOLDLY and without fear. Keep...

6 Early Signs of Labour Approaching. A Labour Nurses’ Guide

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You are probably here because you are sick of being pregnant and ready to meet your baby. Maybe you’ve had some weird symptoms and are wondering if this is it, are these early signs of labour approaching? Well, search no further! This labour nurse will guide you through all the signs that might mean that your labour is finally approaching! I’ve seen so many women come into hospital unsure of what is going on. Are they in labour? Are they close to being in labour? If you’ve never had a baby before, it’s normal to be unsure and questioning...

Natural Birth. Have The Medication Free Birth You Want!

Natural Birth. How to Rock it. Tips from A Labour and Delivery Nurse

Natural birth, it’s amazing! I think most women want to have a natural birth and I believe that most women can! This is going to be such a great post. I plan on compiling everything I’ve seen and done that helps women get through the pain of contractions so they are able to have a natural birth. I have witnessed and helped women numerous times to give birth without an epidural. As a labour and delivery nurse, I’m often assigned to those patients specifically because the charge nurse knows how much I love supporting women that want to have...

What Does Childbirth Feel Like?

Read this blog post to find out if giving birth is painful! Written by a labour and delivery nurse.

Is giving birth painful? What does labour really feel like? I’m sure this is a question every single pregnant person has asked themselves at least once! I don’t think one person can really answer this question. In my experience, contractions really hurt! Once my water broke, they got really intense. I had really strong period like cramps that seemed to wrap around my whole body from front to back. The pain took me out of my body. I felt like I was in another universe and that everything around me was surreal. I remember looking out onto the parking...