Pregnancy

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NEW BirthBliss Guided Pregnancy Relaxation Album

After years of leading guided relaxations in my prenatal yoga classes, many of my students asked for a version they could listen to at home.  Those heartfelt requests lead me to create this guided relaxation meditation album . The album is designed to help you create more peace and ease during […]

Yoga Poses and Exercises to Help Ease Pain from Pubic Symphysis Dysfunction

Pubic Symphysis Dysfuction (PSD), sometimes referred to as Pelvic Girdle Pain (PGP) occurs when the two halves of the pelvis become misaligned.  This happens because the hormones of pregnancy loosen the joint called the pubis symphysis which is normally supported by a dense network of tough tissues called ligaments.  Ligaments […]

The Truth about Baby Brain

So you’ve heard the stories, and maybe you’ve felt the effects of this yourself: baby brain.  What is it?  Is it real? Often during pregnancy women experience a change in their mental and emotional landscape.  Sometimes this is characterized by an increase in daydreaming or absent-mindedness.  For others they may […]

Natural Ways to Stop and Prevent Pre-term Labour/Labor

Pre-term labour is defined as labour that begins earlier than 37 weeks of gestation.  If you are reading this, then I’m guessing that you’re already experiencing some contractions earlier than what’s considered “normal” and that you know the benefits of keeping your baby inside as long as you can. But […]

Laboring Under an Illusion Film Screening and Fundraiser

JOIN US… Time : Saturday, June 11 · 7:00pm – 10:00pm Location : Royal Saskatchewan Museum, Regina, Sk. Laboring Under an Illusion – Mass Media Childbirth vs. The Real Thing [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V9Gd7pqeESE] Anthropologist Vicki Elson explores media-generated myths about childbirth. As a childbirth educator for 25 years, she observes daily how […]