Stacey’s Birth Story – When Birth Doesn’t Go as Planned

All is well that ends well. A happy baby and happy mom even though things didn't go as Stacey planned and she had to have a c-section

Stacey’s Birth Story It’s very common for women to have a certain idea about what is going to happen during their labour and delivery. Some even write out a birth plan and hope to follow it to a tee! Stacey was one of those women, and she’s going to tell us her birth story and how it can be good to be ready to go with the flow. She shares with us very raw emotions about her experience and the disappointment she felt when things didn’t work out the way she had hoped. Thank you so much, Stacey, for...

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Inductions

Induction of Labour So, your doctor or midwife has told you that you need an induction to start your labour. What does that entail? Firstly, there are many reasons for induction, the most common one being postdates. This is more than 41 weeks of pregnancy in North America. Other reasons can be because your baby is larger than expected on ultrasound or if you are medically unwell. Unfortunately induction has become too common in recent years. It is a medical procedure that is more likely to result in caesarean section than when you go into labour naturally. The decision...