Tag Archives: natural childbirth

Natural Labour Induction + Augmentation | $175

Using natural medicines and treatments to induce, or augment a slowly progressing labour, is an effective means to potentially avoid cesarean birth (c-section), and experience less pain than in a Pitocin® (synthetic oxytocin)-induced labour.

The Birth of Adam*

This was a lovely birth in which the parents-to-be had hoped for a natural birth, and achieved it through calmness and discipline on the part of the mother-to-be, and loving support from the father-to-be. I was (am) so proud of them. – Du La, ND,… [LEARN MORE]

The Birth of Sebastian*

Every birth is special in it’s way. This birth is a nice example of a meeting of more natural approaches (a midwife-attended birth) and more conventional approaches (a hospital setting). Read it, and you’ll see that it couldn’t have been more lovely. It brings… [LEARN MORE]

The Birth of Caroline*

I have attended hundreds of births, of almost every type, since I began to work as a naturopathic birth doula. Many imagine that I must be involved only in “hippy-dippy” births where everyone is naked, involving chanting. I love all births, each birth is… [LEARN MORE]

Why I love being a doula – Du La

Du La, ND, Acupuncturist shares why she loves being a doula!     For more great videos on health and wellness, visit our YouTube Channel!   Posted: 2017 May 24

Three Things a Birth Partner Can Do to Help at Birth

The role of the birth partner can be perplexing, we all want to help, but how? Jessica Dupont (née Sanguiliano) helps, with three simple guidelines!     For more great videos on health and wellness, visit our YouTube Channel!   Posted: 2017 May 24

Why I love being a doula – Jessica Dupont

Our very own Jessica Dupont (née Sanguiliano) shares why she loves being a doula!     For more great videos on health and wellness, visit our YouTube Channel!   Posted: 2017 May 24

The Birth of Esmé

This the story of the birth of our oldest daughter, written by Jonah, the day of her birth. We’re posting it today, in celebration of her 8th birthday. – Du La, ND, Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner, Acupuncturist, Birth Doula May 8, 2009 Little Friend, You’re… [LEARN MORE]

The Birth of Roland

The start of the holiday season always brings to mind the following birth story. As a naturopathic birth doula, I am always honoured and grateful my patients allow me to to be a part off this very special moment in their lives, a feeling… [LEARN MORE]

The Birth of Jayden

Olka was the picture of health when it came to a pregnant woman. She ate extremely well, did prenatal yoga, took her supplements and meditated on a daily basis. Olka’s birth plan was clear: she did not want any form of augmentation (and even… [LEARN MORE]

The Birth of Anja

Soon after we purchased 475 Broadview for our new home and clinic space, Anja was conceived. There was much to do in preparation so we worked around the clock. Despite our contractor’s efforts, we didn’t meet our deadline of 2 weeks before the due… [LEARN MORE]