There is so much to think about and do when you’re on your birth journey. Reading about other’s experiences and having some informative books by your side can help make the whole thing feel a lot more manageable. We recently talked with our doulas here at Discover Birth to get their recommendations for birth books!
The amazing team at Fitmom Durham was kind enough to share some of their tips for exercising during pregnancy. They provide a variety of in-person and online classes for people on their pregnancy and parenting journey. You can check out all their options here....
What is a birth checklist? When working with clients we always recommend having a checklist for the day of birth. It’s going to be an exciting and emotional time, so having things planned ahead of time can make the whole process run smoother. Whether you’re having a...
Apart from being biological parent clingers, babies get carried for nine months in a warm and somewhat constricting space that smells and sounds familiar. After birth they are in a bright and unfamiliar environment, so getting close and being held tight by their parents, whose sounds and smells they know, seems like a logical conclusion for comforting a newborn.
Each week we’re sharing more information about our wonderful team of doulas. They are what make The Nesting Place what it is. Our group of nearly 30 doulas are highly trained, emotionally intelligent, and passionate about what they do.
How does our job impact the way we face our struggles and obstacles? How are we helping shape our mental health and capacity to bounce back? These are some questions I ask myself as a birth and postpartum doula.
One of our wonderful doulas – Kylie Davies – was nice enough to share the contents of her doula bag. Every bag is just a little bit different and we love hearing from birth workers and what they find most useful.
With summer officially in the air, we thought it was the perfect time to share some of our favourite activities around the city. We talked to our doulas and team members to see where they are headed in the coming months. Below is a list of 10 fun outings for you and...
Here at The Nesting Place what makes us special is our wonderful team of doulas. We have a group of 20+ people who are all committed to birthwork and making a difference in clients’ lives. One of our doulas in Toronto is Kylie! She’s been an important member of the team for a number of years.
We’ve all been there before. Only a few weeks left until your friend’s baby shower and you don’t have ANY IDEAS for a gift. Looking at the registry and all the good ideas are taken, what do you do? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered at The Nesting Place.