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

signs of labour approaching

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...

The Best Way to Cope With Contractions During Labour

This post covers the best way for you to deal with pain during contractions. Written by an experienced labour and delivery nurse.

Do you want to know two simple ways of coping with pain in labour? Read on my pregnant friend because this post is full of useful information! I’m basing this on my observations and experience as an L&D nurse on how I see women get through the pain and intensity of labour. Your experience might be very different! I cannot really talk about all the variations of what could happen during your labour and delivery. But I really hope that this information will assist women and their partners in preparing for birth. No Two Labours are Exactly the Same...