Elimination Communication: Start in Dubai

Elimination Communication is the communication between caregiver(s) and baby on when the baby needs to eliminate.  Layman’s terms is it’s catching all of baby’s urine and waste on a potty.  Infant potty training is another term used but in my opinion it’s more ‘parent catching’ training when the baby is an infant. The idea behind […]

Waterbirth Explained

Waterbirth Explained Waterbirth is when a baby is born into a pool of water. Some women will labor in a pool, but not deliver the baby in the water; this is “water immersion” and a type of hydrotherapy. So what happens when a baby is born in the water?  Why is this a method of […]

What is Pain and how a Doula helps Decrease Pain

How a doula helps decrease pain. Pain is felt physically, it may be acute and sharp varying to dull and achy. During labor, it is perceived pain will usually be present during uterine contractions. There may also be positions causing extra pressure in different areas of the body that may cause pain.  It is feasible […]

Hypnobirthing Explained: Fear and its affect on the body’s ability for a pain free birth

Hypnobirthing Explained Hypnobirthing is a coping technique for labor.  It revolves around relaxing the body and being free of fear so a woman’s body will release the natural hormones that are most effective with controlling pain. “Contemporary women in our culture hold an unprecedented fear of giving birth, too often associating it with excruciating pain, […]

Birthing in Dubai

When looking for options on birthing in Dubai and where to deliver in the city, there are multiple choices.  It’s helpful to look at what’s most important to you for your birth and find an option that suits.  Below are some ideas of what to consider, where to get further information, and summaries of 3 […]

Role and Benefits of a Doula

Benefits of a Doula Role of Doula during Labor and Delivery A doula is trained to make you the most comfortable and knowledgeable you can be during your journey of pregnancy and birth.  During labor a doula will stay with you providing support in any and all ways that will assist with an easier birthing […]

Delta Strength Doula care in Dubai

Welcome to Delta Strength Doula! I am a certified Birth Doula and attend births in Dubai. Why I care about labor support: Labor to most women in today’s western world is assumed to be an unpleasant experience that one must go through as a means to get their prized possession of a wonderful child.  Learning there […]