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Have a Home Birth in the Hospital

Have a Home Birth in the Hospital

Have you always dreamed of having a home birth but, for whatever reason, are not able to?   Pregnant people in Calgary who want a home birth may unable to access a home birth to a lack of funding for midwifery care or because their pregnancy has become high risk. They...
When Pregnancy Sucks, Don’t Suck It Up

When Pregnancy Sucks, Don’t Suck It Up

The day begins with you heaving your body into an upright position, completely out of breath from the effort and bleary eyed after spending half the night getting up to pee. Your feet hit the floor like a couple of bricks stuffed inside bags of water. You think you...
Just Breathe

Just Breathe

Thanks to Lamaze, breathing patterns and techniques for labour have become something of an old joke but that doesn’t make breathing techniques any less useful for managing the intensity of labour. ​A slow and steady breathing pattern with help your body stay relaxed,...
What to Wear Home From the Hospital

What to Wear Home From the Hospital

With our upcoming How to Pack You Hospital Bag event happening at Calgary’s Baby & Me Maternity this week, I have been thinking about my favourite things to have for my hospital stay after giving birth. One of the things you may be wondering about, is what...