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Doula Gift Guide 2019: Prenatal Edition

December 5, 2019 | Comments Off on Doula Gift Guide 2019: Prenatal Edition
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With the third instalment of our Doula Gift Guide 2019, we are looking at our favourite gifts for that pregnant person in your life! All of the ideas we have listed below are helpful during pregnancy but aren’t about the baby. See here for newborn gift ideas and here for toddler gift ideas. 1. Soothing…

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Doula Gift Guide 2019: Toddler Edition

November 28, 2019 | Comments Off on Doula Gift Guide 2019: Toddler Edition
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A toddler may be the easiest person on the planet to shop for. We are continuing our Doula Gift Guide by bringing you the Toddler edition! If you are looking for gift guides for newborns, check out last weeks post here. All of the choices for stuffed animals, toys that make noise, bright colours, and…

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Doula Gift Guide 2019: Gifts for Newborns

November 20, 2019 | Comments Off on Doula Gift Guide 2019: Gifts for Newborns
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Wondering what to get the newborn in your life for the holidays? Shopping for the under-6-months crowd can be tough, they don’t tell you about their preferences very much. But our Doula Gift Guide 2019 has you covered, with our 5 favourite gifts for newborns.

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Between 5-1-1 and Admission

October 24, 2019 | Comments Off on Between 5-1-1 and Admission
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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

October 17, 2019 | Comments Off on Halloween Baby Parade
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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?

October 10, 2019 | Comments Off on 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

September 26, 2019 | Comments Off on Having a Newborn This Holiday Season
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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!

September 19, 2019 | Comments Off on Fall Maternity Fashion Lineup!
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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

July 10, 2019 | Comments Off on 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

December 14, 2018 |

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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