Benefits of Mom Communities

May 15, 2021 By Gloria Lee During the first few months of your baby’s life, joining a support group, whether in person or online, can have a positive impact on your prenatal and postnatal experience. Support from other women can be vital to succeed as a new mom or as a mother of multiple childrenContinue reading “Benefits of Mom Communities”

Benefits of Physical Therapy for the Pelvic Floor

April 24, 2021 By Gloria Lee & Jane Chevalier What are Pelvic Floor muscles? Pelvic Floor – it’s a buzz word you hear about during pregnancy…so what is it? Set of muscles that run from the pubic bone in the front to the tailbone in the back, and from one sitting bone to the other,Continue reading “Benefits of Physical Therapy for the Pelvic Floor”

Tip Tuesday: Hospital Birth or Birth Center?

March 17, 2021 by Jane Chevalier Hospitals & birth centers: what are the major differences? I personally have experienced both, as I intended on having a birth center birth, but ended up in a hospital. My care was at a birth center until I was 39 weeks when I then had to transfer to anContinue reading “Tip Tuesday: Hospital Birth or Birth Center?”

Creating an Easy & Effective Birth Graphic for Your Birthing Team

March 17, 2021 By Jane Chevalier Birth Preferences 101: It is a major benefit to you to do thorough research on birthing options within whichever environment you are planning to give birth in (home birth, birth center or hospital). Depending on the place, there are different rules and different medical interventions that may not beContinue reading “Creating an Easy & Effective Birth Graphic for Your Birthing Team”

Questions to Ask When Interviewing a Doula

February 2, 2021 By Jane Chevalier When hiring a doula, you want to make sure you have a set of questions ready to ensure it’s the right fit! This person is going to be sharing a VERY intimate experience with both you and your partner, so making sure you are both 100% comfortable is key.Continue reading “Questions to Ask When Interviewing a Doula”

Why to Consider Including a Doula in Your Birth Experience

January 17, 2021 By Jane Chevalier What is a Doula, you ask? A Doula is a trained birth professional who helps mama undergo her physical, emotional childbirth experience, providing information & resources along the way (DONA International 2021). There are various reasons why hiring a doula is beneficial. Not only does a hiring a doulaContinue reading “Why to Consider Including a Doula in Your Birth Experience”

Estate Planning – What is it and Do You Really Need it?

February 12, 2021 By Jane Chevalier Estate planing…what is it? Isn’t it something reserved for people later in their life or wealthy people only? Don’t you have to own a huge property or large “estate”? Shouldn’t you wait until you have children? Do you need to wait until you are “settled” in your career? Isn’tContinue reading “Estate Planning – What is it and Do You Really Need it?”