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Travelling With Baby During The Holidays

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 easy to see why people avoid travelling during the holidays with little ones.   If…

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Do We Need A Night Nurse?

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 asleep right now. Sleep is a big deal when you are not getting enough.  …

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The Morning Sickness Ritual

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 common in the first trimester of pregnancy. Those influx of raging hormones are believed to be…

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Should We Sleep Train?

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 is dangerous? Are you confused and overwhelmed by all the information out there? We don’t…

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Will ‘Down There’ Ever Go Back?

Are you worried about whether or not ‘down there’ will ever feel normal again? Don’t worry, you aren’t alone. Having a baby can cause a lot of changes and it might take time to feel normal again. During birth, the body releases a number of hormones designed to dilate the cervix, stimulate contractions, widen the…

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Meet Amber

              Meet Amber! What do you do at Toronto Family Doulas? I am a birth and postpartum doula   What brought you to doula work? Spending my teenage years babysitting, and later on raising my own family, I was drawn to the idea of supporting families. I fell in love with the…

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Meet Meaghan

  Meet Meaghan!   What do you do at Toronto Family Doulas? I am a pre-certified Birth and Postpartum Doula. I am also a co-owner with Alex.   What brought you to doula work? I had a doula with me at the birth of my first son and I was inspired to provide unbiased support…

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Meet Alex

  Meet Alex! What do you do at Toronto Family Doulas? As the owner of Toronto Family Doulas, I’m your first point of contact when you reach out to us. I am a birth and postpartum doula, and a childbirth educator. My birth doula partner is Amber. I also write some of the blog posts…

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Happy National Nurses Week!

Thank you Nurses! We’re very lucky here at Toronto Family Doulas to get to work with so many great nurses at our Toronto hospitals. Our nurses work tirelessly to help support our clients while they labour and get started as a new expanded family. We’ve seen nurses take extra time to go over birth plans…

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New branding for TFD!

We are so thrilled to announce the launch of our new website and branding! Thank you clients, colleagues and friends for the support and encouragement you have given TFD throughout this exciting time!

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