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Having a Newborn This Holiday Season

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!

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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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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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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Best Postpartum Workouts in Toronto

Having a baby can leave you feeling a little out of touch with your body. Your hips may be wider, your feet may be bigger, you may find you move in different ways. If you were particularly active before and during your pregnancy, you may find that your postpartum period is leaving you feeling less…

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Another Car Seat Safety Blog

We know what you are thinking, “here we go again”. Car seat safety blogs, and sanctimommies, are a dime a dozen on the internet. They spout off statistics like “5 times safer” and “rear face as long as possible, even if it means buying a more expensive seat”. Facebook groups are no help, in fact,…

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A Few Of Our Favourite (Baby) Things

Walking into a baby store can be overwhelming. So many options, so many things… Do you really need it all? You might not need it all, every families needs are different. But there are some things that most families will need at some point over the course of the first year. Once you narrow down…

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