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Blog discussing pregnancy, birth & parenting in Ottawa. 

Blog for all things Pregnancy, birth and

parenting with an ottawa touch.

Posts in Pregnancy
Your Bishop Score. A little number that can make a big difference to your induction.

“Should we start with a Foley Bulb or perhaps move straight to Pitocin ? What about a Prostaglandins?” With all these options running around your head, decision making often isn't easy.
One of the tools that your doctor may use is to find out your Bishop Score.

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The third care provider option many people don't know they have!

I have had three very different birth experiences; a cesarean after induction where I was followed by a delivering family doctor during my pregnancy and delivery up until a cesarean was necessary, a hospital VBAC (Vaginal Birth After Cesarean) where again, my prenatal care was followed by a delivering family doctor and I had two wonderful doula’s present and a home birth after cesarean supported by midwives again, with a doula present.

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