Maggie Hilton

Maggie entered nursing as a career with the intent to help women and their families bring their babies into the world. Over the last 8 years of her nursing career, she has done so as a labour and delivery nurse, supporting women and their families through the birth process. Maggie also teaches maternal nursing courses including Natural Pain Management at a local Community College.

Get rid of your Mummy Tummy

How do we stop those pesky leaks and help our abs re-approximate, or come back together, so that we can have our bodies back? Well, since deep core dysfunction is partially a result of a lack of synergy of the musculature that makes it up, we need to regain that synergy.

Natural Pain Management in Labour #2

This week’s labour tip is all about preparation. Someone very wise once told me “If you fail to prepare, you prepare to fail”. Labour in all of its beauty takes a vast amount of mental, physical and emotional preparedness to be able to cope calmly and effectively throughout. So What can you do to prepare?

“Natural Pain Management” in Labour. #1

“Natural Pain Management” in Labour. What does that even mean? The word “natural” has been over popularized and over used now a days to mean something totally different than the words original intention. Natural pain management simply means managing your pain without the use of medication. Now even saying that can draw up visions of …

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To Swaddle or not to Swaddle?

That is the question…   Who would have ever thought that the topic of infant swaddling would become a hot topic of such great debate?   As new research becomes available the practice of swaddling babies is falling out of fashion. Most hospitals recommend against swaddling and most prenatal courses don’t even teach swaddling anymore.   …

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Make more milk by eating cookies!

Lactation Cookie Recipe Need more breastmilk? Or want to get a head start on breastmilk production? These are your magical and tasty solution! These delicious cookies are packed full of natural galactogogues (milk production boosters) and we guarantee they taste far better than any mother’s tea or tincture on the market. Healthy ingredients like Brewers …

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