Some essential oils prove to be valuable allies during childbirth. Indeed, their qualities can be used to support labor and relieve pain, in particular.
Sometimes my job is to do pressure points, massages, compressions on the pelvis for 12 hours. No time to eat or sleep for hours, we put our lives on silent and we lose track of time. Premature childbirth is often a different story.
You never know what kind of birth is going to happen when you are on your way to the birthplace. It's always a few days later that I understand what I've learned and the real work I've done.
It is a baby torpedo who was born that evening at the Anna-Laberge hospital. Discover the story of the birth of Blanche, a baby in a hurry to make his entrance!
We hear it often: it is important to breathe well during childbirth. It allows you to better manage the pain, to calm down, to oxygenate your muscles and your baby.
But how do we do breathe well? Discover two types of breaths taught in prenatal classes.
Just to think of that word, people who are going to give birth have a dull grinding of their teeth. I would even say that there are some who are totally terrified. We've all heard someone tell their birth story and tell us that it hurts a lot. Let's talk about pain during childbirth.
During childbirth, the body secretes several important hormones. We often talk about oxytocin and endorphins but we often forget to name melatonin! This hormone in charge of our sleep comes to appear during the period of active labor of childbirth.
Tears in the vagina are THE # 1 fear of most expectant mothers. Annie Archambault, birth attendant, gives you her advice on how to avoid them!
Discover the birth story of Laurence, Etienne and Margot. It is with great generosity that they offer us their story, told to their daughter, born in the midst of a pandemic in Montreal, in the middle of winter.
A childbirth contains phases, and in each of its phases, rhythms will be established organically. Realizing this and moving in that direction is in my opinion the best way to help someone.
What do I mean by "rhythm"?