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Better Together – The Team Model

January 16, 2020 | Comments Off on Better Together – The Team Model

It can come as a surprise to expectant parent that our doulas work in teams. While this model is becoming more common, many doulas, doula agencies, and organizations continue to follow a solo doula/primary call model. Toronto Family Doulas has used a team model since the very beginning, it has always been our way!  …

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January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

January 9, 2020 | Comments Off on January is Cervical Health Awareness Month
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It’s the new year. It’s Cervical Health Awareness Month. It’s time to get a Pap test. Now get comfy, because this blog is going to go deep. January 2020 is Cervical Health Awareness Month in the United States. Which makes this a great time for everyone to increase our awareness of cervical cancer and the…

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Goodbye 2019 and Hello 2020!

December 26, 2019 | Comments Off on Goodbye 2019 and Hello 2020!
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The end of something is also the beginning of something else. As 2019 ends, we are seeing the end of a year but also the end of a decade. And we are seeing the other side – the beginning of a new year and a new decade. We like new beginnings. New beginnings are a…

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Our Top 10 Family Activities This Holiday Season

December 16, 2019 | Comments Off on Our Top 10 Family Activities This Holiday Season
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It is holiday time! Although it is halfway through December, there are still plenty of fun activities for the whole family to enjoy this holiday season. From parades, lights, rides, shopping, and more, there is something for everyone on this list. 1. Glow Gardens Closes January 4, 2020 This event looks absolutely amazing for the…

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Doula Gift Guide 2019: New Parent Edition

December 13, 2019 | Comments Off on Doula Gift Guide 2019: New Parent Edition
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This is our last blog for our Doula Gift Guide 2019! It has been so much fun to share all of our favourite products and services with you. We hope that you have found this series to be helpful, not just for the winter holidays, but for all the birthdays, baby showers, and parties coming…

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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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