Post On : 24th November 2017

By Elizabeth Pantley, Author of Kid Cooperation, Perfect Parenting and Hidden Messages Is your marriage everything you ever hoped it could be? Or has it been pushed down your list of priorities since having children? Let’s face it, parenthood is a full-time job, and it dramatically changes your marriage relationship. But marriage is the foundation […]

Post On : 7th July 2017

The referral program terms and conditions The following terms and conditions govern your participation in The Nesting Place Customer Referral Program, which we’ll call Program here for short. The Program is run by us; The Nesting Place Inc. The Participants referred to below are you (a Previous Customer), and the person you’ve referred (a New […]

Post On : 21st January 2017

By Elizabeth Pantley, Author of Gentle Baby Care available at Up to 70% of children under age five have sleep problems. Sleep issues are complicated and have many causes. They’re hard to deal with because when children aren’t sleeping, parents aren’t sleeping, and that lack of sleep affects every minute of every day for […]

Post On : 21st November 2016

Potty training can be natural, easy, and peaceful. The first step is to know the facts. By Elizabeth Pantley, Author of The No-Cry Potty Training Solution • The perfect age to begin potty training is different for every child. Your child’s best starting age could be anywhere from eighteen to thirty-two months. Pre-potty training preparation […]

Post On : 23rd February 2016

What is colic, does it even exist and either way…what can I do about my baby’s crying? By Amanda Spakowski Owner/Founder The Nesting Place: Prenatal classes and doula care The word “colic” has been around for quite some time and is often used to diagnose babies who excessively cry, appear to be in pain and […]

Post On : 3rd November 2015

A cesarean is a different kind of birth, but it is still a birth in need of emotional and practical preparation and support. In a cesarean birth, your doula will walk you through what to expect, what you can change about the operating room routines and what you can’t. If she’s able to come into the OR, […]

Post On : 16th September 2015

The expulsion of a first baby from a woman’s body is a space in time for much mischief and mishap to occur. It is also a space in time where her obstetrical future often gets decided and where she can be well served by a patient, rested midwife. Why do I make the distinction between […]

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Have any of you noticed that it’s difficult to describe what a doula does in practical terms? The role seems pretty abstract and often parents don’t really get a feel for how a doula makes a difference in birth until they’re actually in labour with their doula! Very generally, a doula offers non-medical emotional support and […]

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What is the Intention or Purpose of a Birth Plan? Birth plans have become quite popular in the last few years. For some parents, it gives them a sense of control. For others, a reassurance that they’re preferences will be communicated even if they have difficulty communicating during their labour. For others, birth plans can […]