The Importance Of Exercise During Pregnancy

Guest Blogger: Libby Nuttall Creator of Miracle Months www.miraclemonths.com We all know the common symptoms of pregnancy, back aches, restless legs, lethargy, fatigue, the list goes on. So what if there was a way to reduce or eradicate some of these aches and pains? Good news! The answer is exercise. Come back in time with […]

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Doula Support For Caesarean Births

  Doulas Support Caesarean Births Too   With the rate of caesarean sections in Australia at approximately 32% according to The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare’s (AIHW) Mothers and Babies report 2012 it’s fair to expect that as a doula we will attend caesarean births. Baby Henry Not all of these births though are […]

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Myths About Dads & Doulas

Myths About Dads and Doulas By Penny Simkin, PT Myth 1 – If a woman has her partner, the doula becomes redundant. Reality – The doula may be the only person at the labor besides the partner who is there solely for the emotional well-being of the woman. The nurse, the doctor, the midwife have […]

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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions What is the difference between a Doula and a Midwife ? A midwife is a medically trained professional. She provides prenatal care and attends your birth. She can listen to and assess your babies wellbeing, check cervical dilation and give medical advice. A doula provides continuous labour support, she is there to […]

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