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  • Prenatal Class FAQs

    WHY SHOULD I TAKE A PRENATAL CLASS? If you are trying to decide if you need to take a prenatal class or not, you may want to consider these points: How prepared do you feel you already are for this experience? If you are involved in birth or child care to some degree or another …

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    Healthy Eating During Pregnancy

    Written by: Christina Iaboni, MHSc, RD Healthy eating is important at any stage of life. During pregnancy, it is important because the food that you eat provides the nutrients that your baby needs to baby grow and develop.  Healthy eating also helps reduce the risk of pregnancy related complications such as anemia or high blood …

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    Treating the spectrum of mastitis

    Did you know that the guidelines for treating mastitis have changed? In fact, some of the new recommendations are the exact opposite of the previous ones! If you’re like me, you might be skeptical at first, especially if the old methods seemed to work for you. But the truth is, the new guidelines make more …

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    Great Gifts for Expecting Families

    Not sure what to get the expecting mother in your life? Wanting something more useful or creative than another cute outfit for baby? Look no further! Check out our list of helpful and memorable gifts for expecting families, featuring Canadian, local and small businesses! All of these can work during the holiday season, as baby …

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    Recovering from the Heartbreak of Miscarriage

    The first thing to know if you’ve had a miscarriage is that it was not your fault. Often when things like this happen, our first response is to try to figure out why. Unfortunately, it’s often impossible to know why a miscarriage has happened. It can be helpful to understand that miscarriages are extremely common – some estimates say 10-20 % of known pregnancies end in miscarriage.

    Newborn Massage : Good for the whole family!

    You are at home with your new bundle of joy. Whether it is your first or fourth, incorporating this little person into your household is a challenge for parents and siblings. Infant massage can be a wonderful way to bond with your tiny human.  There are many studies that show how infant massage can improve …

    Newborn Massage : Good for the whole family! Read More »

    Prenatal Class FAQs

    WHY SHOULD I TAKE A PRENATAL CLASS? If you are trying to decide if you need to take a prenatal class or not, you may want to consider these points: How prepared do you feel you already are for this experience? If you are involved in birth or child care to some degree or another …

    Prenatal Class FAQs Read More »

    healthy food image for blog

    Healthy Eating During Pregnancy

    Written by: Christina Iaboni, MHSc, RD Healthy eating is important at any stage of life. During pregnancy, it is important because the food that you eat provides the nutrients that your baby needs to baby grow and develop.  Healthy eating also helps reduce the risk of pregnancy related complications such as anemia or high blood …

    Healthy Eating During Pregnancy Read More »

    mastitis blog

    Treating the spectrum of mastitis

    Did you know that the guidelines for treating mastitis have changed? In fact, some of the new recommendations are the exact opposite of the previous ones! If you’re like me, you might be skeptical at first, especially if the old methods seemed to work for you. But the truth is, the new guidelines make more …

    Treating the spectrum of mastitis Read More »

    great gifts for expecting families edidt

    Great Gifts for Expecting Families

    Not sure what to get the expecting mother in your life? Wanting something more useful or creative than another cute outfit for baby? Look no further! Check out our list of helpful and memorable gifts for expecting families, featuring Canadian, local and small businesses! All of these can work during the holiday season, as baby …

    Great Gifts for Expecting Families Read More »

    Recovering from the Heartbreak of Miscarriage

    The first thing to know if you’ve had a miscarriage is that it was not your fault. Often when things like this happen, our first response is to try to figure out why. Unfortunately, it’s often impossible to know why a miscarriage has happened. It can be helpful to understand that miscarriages are extremely common – some estimates say 10-20 % of known pregnancies end in miscarriage.

    Newborn Massage : Good for the whole family!

    You are at home with your new bundle of joy. Whether it is your first or fourth, incorporating this little person into your household is a challenge for parents and siblings. Infant massage can be a wonderful way to bond with your tiny human.  There are many studies that show how infant massage can improve …

    Newborn Massage : Good for the whole family! Read More »