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The Lucina Birth Centre (LBC) offers a supportive, welcoming, and cozy birthing environment. It is a small, intimate centre with only two birthing rooms.
LBC is ideal for people with low-risk pregnancies. We minimize the level of obstetrical intervention and offer natural pain management tools such as water labour and birth. The centre has beautiful grounds and common areas.
Alberta midwives practice in a sustainable way by delivering midwifery services that align with the Canadian Model of Midwifery Care and the profession of midwifery is understood, respected and valued by stakeholders.
Your baby can only navigate the space they have in your uterus. Ideally, we want baby to have that "entire bed to yourself" feeling. Regardless of your baby's current position, creating balance in your body creates more space for them to improve their position. Not only does this facilitate greater comfort in pregnancy and in birthing but knowing the position of your baby before birth is incredibly empowering!
Evidence shows that birth pools whether used for hydrotherapy during labour and or for the pushing and birthing time.
The placenta contains nutrients as well as levels of prostaglandins. Prostaglandins stimulate involution (the shrinking or returning to former size) of the uterus. The placenta also contains oxytocin. Oxytocin eases birth stress and causes the smooth muscles around the mammary cells to contract and eject milk.