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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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Everything You Wanted To Know: Postpartum Bleeding

Welcome to our new summer blog series! This summer we will be looking at all those details you want to know about, but are too afraid to ask! We know that pregnancy and parenting are full of moments where you wonder what on earth is happening. Whether it is the changes to your body, postpartum…

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Best Gifts for Babies

Shopping for gifts for a brand new baby can be harder than it seems. Afterall, they are mostly in the eat-sleep-poop camp for the first little while, and then they probably have a mountain of toys, books, and clothes that were gifted at the baby shower or after they were born. But there are still…

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The Pregnancy Itch

No, we aren’t talking about that itch to get pregnant, although many people experience that too. We are talking about itchiness during pregnancy. There are several causes of itchiness during pregnancy and while most are common, some are not. What Makes You Itch? 1. Stretching Skin The reality is, even if you don’t get stretch marks, your…

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World Breastfeeding Week – In Public!

We will admit that we struggled this week with how to address World Breastfeeding Week. Not all of our clients breastfeeding, whether at all or exclusively. And we support all choices. What we did realize is that all new parents can use a handy guide of quiet places to feed their baby. After all, a…

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