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Is a Peaceful Postpartum Possible?

    Peaceful is defined as – ‘free from disturbance; tranquil. See also: tranquil, calm, restful’. That is a pretty big definition to try and live up to when you are planning for the postpartum period. Is “peaceful” really a word that can be applied to the days, weeks, and months after a baby? Okay,…

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Babymoon Fashion

The year that was January is finally over. But it feels just a little like we’ve gone through the wardrobe and the one hundred years of winter still aren’t over yet. February is always such a dreary and grey month. Which has us thinking about the sun and sandy beaches. And Babymoons! Because who doesn’t dream…

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Goodbye 2019 and Hello 2020!

Happy new year lightbox on black table background.top view of tinsel,ball ,ornament party decorate on tabletop.holiday celebration greeting card 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…

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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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