Chelsea Bootsman

Birth Doula, Birth Photographer,

Family Photographer, Videographer

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Labour

Drop words of advice or encouragement, and tell us something that you've learned or experienced.

Admin
May 1, 2018

If there are any terms here that you don’t understand, just look it up on the internet, or ask an experienced doula or health care provider. Stalled labour is when contractions completely slow d
Admin
May 1, 2018

Labour is broken up into phases and stages. Every experience is different and varies in length. 1st stage - 0-10 cm Early phase - 0-3 cm. This is the start of labour. It’s generally the longest p
Admin
May 1, 2018

“You block your dream when you allow your fear to grow bigger than your faith.” – Mary Manin Morrissey It’s completely normal to have fears and doubts about labour, but keep in mind that those fear
Admin
May 1, 2018

There are many ways to define contractions, and everyone experiences the intensity differently, but one thing that makes each persons journey through labour unique, is how they work through those c
Admin
May 1, 2018

If your water has broken before labour has begun, you need to decide how long you are willing to go with your water broken (the 24 hour “doctor limit”, or days..). If labour hasn’t begun within a f