By Dr. Tehseen Meghji, BSc., ND, Birth Doula and Childbirth Educator Endorphins are the body’s natural pain reducing hormones. Did you know that they can be stronger than morphine in reducing pain? Every labour contraction causes a release of endorphins and as labour intensifies, the production of endorphins increases. In fact, in un-medicated labours, the peak […]
Wait did you say orgasm during birth?This is a very taboo topic, while writing this article anyone I spoke about it with was totally shocked and confused. Isn’t birth supposed to be painful? That is what you would think from the way that birth is portrayed in the media, but that isn’t always the case. […]
Dr. Olivia Chubey, ND goes over the most commonly asked questions that we get asked during our Meet & Greets!
Your Downtown Doula’s own Dr. EeVon Ling, ND, provides a break down of Nitrous Oxide – the “other” pain relief option during labour!