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Planning Your Baby's Birth

Learn about planning a safe and healthy birth for you and your baby.

Plan a healthy and safe birth

Your body has sheltered and nurtured your growing baby naturally for the past 9 months. Birth happens this way too.

The challenge is to develop confidence in yourself, trust your inner wisdom, and allow nature to do its thing.

We hear a lot about the pain of labour and birth, which can be scary. However, there are ways for you to make your birth as safe and healthy as possible giving you the confidence to know that you have the ability and power to birth your baby.

The Lamaze Healthy Birth Practices (external link) are designed from years of research to help simplify your birth process with an informed approach that helps alleviate your fears and manage pain. Regardless of your baby’s size, your labour’s length and complexity, or your confidence level, these care practices will help keep labour and your baby's birth as safe and healthy as possible.

Healthy Birth Your Way - Video Series

Introduction to Healthy Birth Your Way

Let Labour Begin On Its Own - Step 1 of 6

Walk, Move, and Change Positions - Step 2 of 6

Have Continuous Support - Step 3 of 6

Avoid Unnecessary Interventions - Step 4 of 6

Get Upright and Follow Urges to Push - Step 5 of 6

Keep Your Baby With You After Birth - Step 6 of 6