Prenatal Understanding your Newborn class now Available in Nanaimo

I am excited to announce the addition of a second Prenatal class, "Understanding your Newborn" class.  This second class is a great addition to my Prenatal "Labour & Delivery" class. This half-day class will help prepare you for those first few weeks at home with baby.  You will learn about your baby's cues, normal newborn behavior, safety tips, how … Continue reading Prenatal Understanding your Newborn class now Available in Nanaimo

The older well established breastfeeder

Breastfeeding Can Play a Important Role in Emergency Preparedness.

You may have heard of Hurricane Katrina or the Fort McMurray Wildfire that left many people stranded wondering where they would get clean water, food and fuel.  The local news has us increasingly aware of the threats from earthquakes, tsunamis,  fires and accidents that can all lead to gridlock on the highways for hours if not days.  Many of us have our Emergency … Continue reading Breastfeeding Can Play a Important Role in Emergency Preparedness.

Thinking of hiring a Doula?

A Doula can be a valuable resource for Prenatal women wishing to have this extra support.  When shopping for a Doula you will want someone who is certified in this field and adheres to a regulatory body for their practice.  You can search for a local certified Doula in your area using this link.   DONA International