I’m Still Here: A Guest Blog

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In 2016 Meaghan and Alex had the pleasure of supporting Avie Herman of Fashionably Frum. Being her doulas from such an early stage in her pregnancy, we got to know her and her family over the many months as she…

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Instapot Parenting

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Has your Facebook feed been flooded with people waxing poetic about their Instapot? Have friends or family mentioned their newest kitchen gadget? Well add us to the pile because we have hopped on this cooking craze too! Another kitchen appliance?…

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Why I Took My Son To A Women’s March

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As a doula, maybe my attendance at a women’s march seems rather obvious. After all, women and families are pretty much what I do. But, in addition to being a doula who supports the choices of all women, all parents,…

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The Low Down on Fetal Monitoring

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What do you know about fetal monitoring? If you have taken our Birth Boutique prenatal classes, you know all there is to know. For many others, your knowledge may be limited to the sometimes-scary information to be found on Google….

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Resolutions for New Parents

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Did your bundle of joy arrive around the holidays? Are you expecting a new arrival in the new year? Usually January 1 is a time of resolutions: lose weight, be more organized, make healthy meals, or spend more time as…

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Travelling With Baby During The Holidays

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Travelling during the holidays can be a pain no matter what. Long lines, weather delays, extra bags, and wet winter gear can make even the most even-tempered person cranky. Add in a fussing baby to that mix and it is…

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Do We Need A Night Nurse?

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Sleep is a priority for most new parents. They count how many hours they have gotten. They count how many hours they haven’t gotten. Sometimes, they lie awake counting how many hours they will get if they were to fall…

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The Morning Sickness Ritual

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Advice from a Holistic Nutritionist and Doula The sun has risen, you’re standing thankful in a warm shower and just as you wash the suds out of your eyes, you feel it. There it is… morning sickness. Morning sickness is…

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Should We Sleep Train?

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Are you exhausted trying to keep up with overnight feeds? Has your child’s paediatrician said they can sleep through the night, but they aren’t? Are you thinking about sleep training but lots of people have said not to, that it…

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A Doula for the Doula – Kiersten

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Continuing with getting to know our doulas by finding out what they would look for in a doula, we hear from Kiersten. Her desire would be a postpartum doula!   Hiring a Doula – Kiersten The first days (and weeks)…

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