Effective Positions with your Hospital Bed

I decided to do a quick recording for this session so that I could include some helpful images. I look forward to your feedback and questions. You have to pay attention to how your body’s positions/locations affect your baby’s position and efforts to come down, through, and out! Learning to open your body and assume […]

Belly Baby Mom – the first doula agency in the UAE

Shereen Zarroug and Eleonora Fornelli have a vision “to be the catalyst that makes the UAE the leading country in the world with the highest rates of positive birth and parenting experiences as a result of increased and on going support, education and respected choices” !  In this interview they share their respective birth stories, […]

Let’s talk about birth plans

Birth plans became popular in response to the increasing number of interventions being done and the apparent disregard for respecting your choices. Without a birth plan, it is easy to feel as if you have no say, no control and it is difficukt to be an active participant in your own birth experience.  From my […]

Real Food for Pregnancy

Lily Nichols Real Food for Pregnancy Lily Nichols, takes prenatal nutrition advice out of the dark ages and provides an easy-to-follow guide for making the best food and lifestyle choices during pregnancy. Most prenatal nutrition advice is either outdated or not evidenced-based. In Real Food for Pregnancy, Lily Nichol’s debunks a LOT of prenatal nutrition […]

Holistic Birth

There is a lot of talk about holistic health and living but how does it apply to pregnancy and birth and what difference does it make? Fifteen years ago, I dismissed it as just another fad. After all I was still working in the hospital system and following hospital policies and procedures. But then I […]

Fear, Love and Birth

“There are two basic motivating forces: fear and love. When we are afraid, we pull back from life. When we are in love, we open to all that life has to offer with passion, excitement, and acceptance. ― John Lennon Just as the fear of an actress before she steps on stage fuels her to give […]