What to do in Early Labour

Spending some time in a warm bath during early labour is one of the first suggestions for our birth clients.

Early labour or what is sometimes termed “false labour‘ can be a bit of an emotional roller coaster for expectant parents. It is a time where many are unsure of what to do and when to head into the hospital. In Toronto, many childbirth classes say to go to the hospital when the contractions are 5 minutes apart lasting a minute for at least an hour. Others say 5 minutes apart, lasting a minute for 2 hours or 4 minutes apart for a minute lasting an hour. These guidelines can be described as the 5:1:1, 5:1:2 or 4:1:1 Rule for determining when it is time to contact your medical care provider.

Confused yet?

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Pregnant and thinking of having SEX…Read This!!!

Pregnant Sex

Valentine’s Day is coming up and for some the day may end-or begin- with some wrestling around in the sheets.  For expectant couples this may not be as easy or as desired as it once was.  Here of some things to keep in mind if you or your partner is pregnant and you want to get some action this Valentine’s Day. Read more