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Between 5-1-1 and Admission

Are you wondering what, exactly, is going to happen once you know you are in labour? Does it seem like there is a suspicious lack of details about what happens after “5-1-1, let’s go to the hospital”? What happens between 5-1-1 and admission? It is normal to be feeling unsure! After all, even if you…

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Halloween Baby Parade

Welcome to our Halloween Baby Parade! All those “first” holidays can be so much fun when you have a new baby. And what is more fun than dressing that cute baby up and making them even more adorable than usual? Probably not much! We love seeing babies all dressed up for Halloween, so we are…

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What Do I Really Need For Twins?

  Maybe multiples run in your family so you weren’t that surprised at your first ultrasound. Or maybe you had no idea and those two (or more) bouncing babies on the screen were a total shock. No matter how it happened, congrats, you’re expecting multiples! As doulas, we often support families on this journey –…

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Having a Newborn This Holiday Season

With only a few weeks until Thanksgiving, many families are starting to think about how to navigate the holiday season. With a new baby in the house, that might not be as simple as it has seemed in the past! Some functions at this time of year might be family-friendly, but others may not. And…

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Fall Maternity Fashion Lineup!

Maternity fashion can be tricky to navigate when you are pregnant. Not everyone loves their changing body, and while maternity muumuus are out, the current fashions are often form-fitting and designed to accentuate the bump, something not everyone is comfortable with! Pregnancy is also tricky because you might need multiple seasons worth of clothing, depending…

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Baby, it’s Hot Outside

Woah, baby, it’s hot out there! With temperatures (finally) climbing up into the typical summer weather, it is tempting to spend all your time outside enjoying the glorious sunshine. And who could blame you? Winter is cold and grey and our summer took an awfully long time to arrive this year. In all of your…

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A Love Note To Ontario’s Midwives

The recent announcement that the College of Midwives was being defunded is a terrible blow to midwives and their patients. We believe in pay equity and fair treatment for Ontario’s midwives!

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Holiday Dress Roundup

It is hard to believe that the 2018 holiday season is here already, but parties will start happening before you know it. Looking and feeling your best while pregnant can be hard. We’ve located some of the best options, all from local stores, to make sure you are covered for the holidays!

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Help! I’m On Bed Rest!

Bed rest. You’ve just been told by your doctor that something has changed since your last appointment. That change means you need to go on bed rest. But what does bed rest actually mean? How are you going to get everything done that you need to do? And what is bed rest going to actually…

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Everything You Want To Know: Caesarean Birth

Even though approximately 30% of families will birth their babies by caesarean, we don’t talk about it! We don’t talk about what it feels like or sounds like. And as doulas, we often see some of the fear around caesarean birth is about the not knowing, rather than the birth itself. So in our second…

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