Category: Delivery

Attachment and Prematurity

Attachment and Prematurity

To learn more about neonatology, go to What should you expect if your baby is in the neonatal unit? (French only) Attachment to a premature
Are there alternative ways to soothe pain during labour?

Are there alternative ways to soothe pain during labour?

Marie, I am writing to you because I would like to give birth naturally and was wondering if you know of alternative approaches so that
The Main Causes of Premature Childbirth

The Main Causes of Premature Childbirth

To learn more about prematurity, go to What is Prematurity? In this article, I want to talk about the leading causes of premature childbirth. You
Let’s Talk Placenta

Let’s Talk Placenta

During your 20-week ultrasound the doctor might say that your placenta is marginal, or low-lying, or partial previa or complete previa.
Forceps or Cesarean?

Forceps or Cesarean?

Forceps are a metal instrument that looks like two opposing spoons.
Umbilical Cord Prolapse

Umbilical Cord Prolapse

Marie, my friend Manon told me that when she broke her water with her first baby, she saw a portion of her baby's umbilical cord
Photo - épidurale pendant un accouchement

Epidural or Spinal Anesthesia

What is the difference between an epidural and spinal anesthesia during delivery?
Boutique

Boutique

You don’t know what to buy for your baby? Over the years, I have tested many! I have listed everything in my Amazon Store. Each
Good vs. Not-so-Good Bacteria

Good vs. Not-so-Good Bacteria

It’s all about balancing good vs. not-so-good bacteria. Balance is difficult to maintain and is influenced by different factors.
Why skin-to-skin at birth?

Why skin-to-skin at birth?

Marie, my friend told me that after giving birth to her child, the staff placed the baby directly on her, skin-to-skin. Why? Placing the baby
Donating Breast Milk: A Gift of Self

Donating Breast Milk: A Gift of Self

There are many ways to give to others in life, improve lives, do good things, give, serve and make a difference by doing a great
Should I try a VBAC?

Should I try a VBAC?

I am 23 weeks pregnant with my second baby. I had a caesarean section for my first baby during labour, and now I have to
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