waterbirth + pool rental
Waterbirth provides a peaceful birth environment for your baby's entrance to the world. Find out for yourself why it's often referred to as the "midwife's anesthesia". We also offer birth pool rental.
Aimee and Desiree have completed the Waterbirth Certification Workshop with Barbara Harper, founder of Waterbirth International. The workshop covered current research, recognizing and preventing emergencies in waterbirth, pool set up, infection control, establishing a research protocol and much more.
Pool Rental Includes:
Disposable (single use) pool liner
Air pump for inflation (inflatable pools only)
Water pump to empty pool after use
Aqua Doula $250
Elegant design - unprecedented in the waterbirth community. Soft padded floor and side walls - offer superb comfort and strength for both mother and support. Deluxe AquaDoula Heating System featuring unique solid-state thermostat - maintains a constant water temperature with no heat loss, especially during longer labors. Fully grounded heater and temperature controls - provide critical electrical protection and safety for mother and baby. GFCI Plug/cord - maximizes electrical safety and user protection. AquaDoula Cover - helps ensure cleanliness and heat efficiency between uses. Spacious size: 4'6" diameter & 2' deep - comfortably accommodates 2 adults with easy access. Light aqua color - the AquaDoula's signature light aqua color enhances visibility.
Birth Pool in a Box Mini $100
The Mini holds 40% less water than the larger Birth Pool in a Box Regular. Perfect if you have are concerned about your hot water supply or would like a faster set up and fill. Or maybe you just want less space to feel more protected. Keep hydrated with a refreshing drink with the integrated cupholder. You can set the height of the birthing pool to suit your requirements with the three air chambers. If you feel unsteady getting into the pool, you can reduce the total wall height without loss of rigidity. Relax in the water and bond with your new baby with the integrated seat which is the perfect height for resting and holding the baby's head safely above the water.
La Bassine $100
- Cocoon like shape to maintain water temperature and provide an intimate space that still gives you with plenty of room to move around.
- Deep blue colour to enhance the sense of privacy and induce deep relaxation.
- Deep, inflated floor to give the extra comfort needed during active birth positions such as kneeling and squatting.
- Perfect water depth that fully covers your belly yet is not so deep you feel insecure.
- Two solid internal handles, exactly where you need them! Use to assist in position changes, or to grab on to while you push. Voted best feature by mothers and midwives.
- Compact & Slimline
Aimee and Desiree are expert midwives, not to mention considerate, lovely women. We are so grateful for their availability, serious-mindedness, and kind care for mom and baby. Their advice is professionally given and respectful. You will be so happy to work with them! -Jesse S.