Becoming a parent

Top 5 Gift idea’s for your Baby at Christmas

With the Holidays fast approaching, it’s easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle. When you finally start to panic and think “what do I get my baby for Christmas”? Well what does a baby really want? There are websites full of thousands of options! How do you choose? What do they need? What’s the hottest trend? Let’s talk about baby’s and Christmas shall we…

How Painful is Labour?

Questions and fears about labour pain are what I hear most often from doula clients, coaching clients and couples in my childbirth classes.   I am not going to lie. Labour can be painful.   How painful?   Well, that depends. There is a wide variety of pain perceptions and stories about pain levels in …

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Why should you take a prenatal class?

As a labour and delivery nurse I often get asked by friends, family and most of all my patients,  “Why should I take a prenatal class?” This is a question I LOVE to answer. There are SO MANY excellent reasons to take a prenatal education class. I could talk about the benefits of it for …

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Thriving During Early Motherhood

Here are some tips, that I regularly share with postpartum mothers, to help them thrive during early motherhood. The emotional after-effects of birth and becoming a mother are huge and all-encompassing. You will be stretched in an infinite number of ways as you journey home from your birth experience to integrating your “old life” into …

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