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The Wrong Side of History

September 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

At Toronto Family Doulas, we aren’t exactly afraid of controversy. We don’t shy away from taking a stand for what things we believe in, and sometimes those things are political. So it came as a surprise this week, that when a significant conflict arose, we hesitated to speak out. We didn’t hesitate because we couldn’t…

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September 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

There are so many changes to a woman’s body during pregnancy and birth, it stands to reason your bottom may have some changes too! But no one likes to talk about their behind! Haemorrhoids can be one of the biggest banes of pregnancy and postpartum life. Embarrassing to mention (let’s be honest, who likes saying…

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Foodie Friday: Healthy Granola Bars

September 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

It’s time for another Foodie Friday!   Whether you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or bottle feeding, it may seem like you are always on the go! Feeding a baby takes at least one hand, making it hard to eat! Granola bars can be a great choice but they are often filled with sugar. This recipe uses…

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Meet Danielle!

September 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

  What do you do at Toronto Family Doulas? I am a postpartum and overnight doula, which means I get to support new families as they adjust to life with a new baby. I help with breastfeeding, offer information about newborn care, and (hopefully) give new parents a chance to get some extra rest. What…

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Meet Tina

September 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

  What do you do at Toronto Family Doulas? I’m a birth and postpartum doula. What brought you to doula work? When I was 9, my parents requested that I be in the hospital room during the birth of my youngest sister. I remember holding her hand and talking her through a relaxation/visualization exercise, that…

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Team Work Makes the Dream Work

September 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

By now you might have noticed that Toronto Family Doulas is different. We like it that way! One of the differences we are most proud of is that we work in teams of two doulas. We truly feel that this model offers the best support to clients and is sustainable for doulas.     When…

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Labour Day Sale!

September 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Labour and Doulas are like bacon and eggs. They just go together! So this Labour Day, we are celebrating with a sale! Check out all our awesome deals! This sale is a limited time offer, so book your consultation by Monday, September 7, 2015 and reserve your package by Monday, September 21, 2015 to take…

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Foodie Friday: Quinoa Fried Rice

September 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

I love Chinese food, just like the author of this recipe. Fried rice is one of my favourite foods, and I always order two containers and eat the leftovers for lunch. But I’m always looking for ways to make my diet healthier and this seems like the perfect compromise! Less fat, customizable, and a healthy…

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Good Night, Sleep Tight

September 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

  Some of the biggest concerns new parents have about their baby revolve around sleep.   Will I get enough sleep? How will I cope with sleep deprivation? When will my baby sleep through the night? Most new parents accept that having a small baby means frequent night wakings, a crying baby through the night,…

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New Feature and a Recipe!

August 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

There is nothing that anyone likes better than a good recipe and delicious food! Pregnancy and the postpartum period can be difficult to navigate when it comes to your diet. Nausea, heartburn, and cravings can make it difficult to eat the things that you need. The unique nutritional needs of a pregnant or breastfeeding woman…

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