That Albert Einstein, he certainly nailed that one on the head! What is Intuition and where do I get some? You can learn to Listen to your Intuition in 2018 in 5 Steps. We all struggle with wanting to make the right choices/decisions in our lives. What to wear, where to go, what to eat, […]
Earth Day is here!
This Earth Day, you are invited to increase your knowledge and literacy about global climate change. We are 3 years away from celebrating 50 years of Earth Day celebrations in 2020. It all started in 1970. Scientists at that time were starting to sound the alarm and telling us that we needed to start paying […]
Best Birth Book Review: Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth
If you are only going to read one book during your pregnancy, this should be the one! A little background on the author Ina May Gaskin is very well known across the globe and has been working tirelessly for over 3 decades to deliver woman centered care to her clients and community at “The […]
Intimacy in the postpartum: Keeping it alive
A lot of the barriers to keeping intimacy alive in pregnancy exist in the early postpartum, with a few more potential obstacles. There will be leaking from many places, there may be discomfort, and likely exhaustion. It might be easy to lose yourself in all of that, but finding new ways to celebrate you and […]
Now is the time to ditch resolutions. Choose vision instead!
As the beginning of a new year approaches, many of us are thinking of what we want for 2017. This year I propose a new way of approaching this time of transition. I say we ditch resolutions and we adopt New Year visions. Have you ever heard of a vision board? It’s basically a large […]
A Guide to Healthy, Peaceful Holiday Season
Everyone wants to have “happy holidays” but for many that is quite the task. Here are some thoughts on how to make this a healthy and peaceful holiday! Gift-giving The holiday season is a time to offer the people who support us all year long with tokens to tell them how much we appreciate them. […]
C-Section myths, the 8 that you can throw away!
As the c-section rates continue to increase around the world, it seems worth talking about some of the myths people often have about them. The World Health Organization has said that once the c-section rate is over 10% we are actually not preventing more babies and birth parents from dying. We are in fact potentially […]
4 tips to increase your chances of a vaginal birth
People are always asking us how they can increases their chances of a vaginal birth. It’s actually pretty simple and can be summed up in a few words: DON’T MESS WITH THE PROCESS. Every time you intervene in some way, you are potentially starting a cascade that will lead to more and more interventions. This […]
VBAC: the low-down on Vaginal Birth After Cesearan
What’s the scoop with VBAC? So you’ve had a c-section before, why not try a VBAC? Maybe you are pregnant or thinking about it and you’ve had a c-section before. Hopefully you have heard of a VBAC and you are wondering what it’s all about. Maybe you think a VBAC is some fancy vacuum and […]
I am a Midwife ~ Josée Nolet
I am one of those people who never really dreamed about becoming anything. Near the end of high school, in grade 12, I still didn’t know what I wanted to do. I knew that I wanted to be in a career where I could help people, care for them and love them up. Health care […]