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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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The Day After – Coping With Depression

  Depression. Anxiety. It is a hot topic this time of year. Recently, I had a conversation with my husband, Adam, about mental health. I admitted that the time of year was getting to me and I was feeling more down than usual. My seasonal depression was, right on time, kicking into high gear. Now,…

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January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

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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Doula Gift Guide 2019: Prenatal Edition

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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Halloween Baby Parade

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?

  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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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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Everything You Wanted To Know: Postpartum Bleeding

Welcome to our new summer blog series! This summer we will be looking at all those details you want to know about, but are too afraid to ask! We know that pregnancy and parenting are full of moments where you wonder what on earth is happening. Whether it is the changes to your body, postpartum…

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