I cannot begin to tell you the amount of times I have heard “They are just babies! They eat, sleep and poop“. This phrase is used all too often and makes me feel as though some people see babies more as objects than as a human who is growing and developing cognitive function on a … Continue reading How to play with a newborn (0-3 month old)
Would you eat your placenta? If the thought of a placenta smoothie doesn’t whet your appetite then maybe taking it as capsules would be something to consider.
Have you ever floated? How about in 10" of magnesium rich, chlorine-free water? Natalya will give you her perspective as a non-pregnant woman and Jacquie will give you hers as she floated at 5 months pregnant.
Fun Fact: Did you know that it is clinically proven to reduce birth complications by having a Doula present? Hiring a Doula for your birth can be one of the most rewarding decisions you could make for yourself and your family. One of the most amazing things we do as Doulas is help a first … Continue reading Breastfeeding with a Postpartum Doula
You are amazing, You are a strong and capable woman, You can do this! If you are reading this while expecting your first born child, great job! Research is started and you want some tips and tricks, if you are reading this 4 months post partum I have a feeling you may need this to … Continue reading How to SURVIVE the Newborn Phase
We all know that raising a newborn baby takes a village, literally! The help you may be offered while pregnant might not feel necessary to an expecting mother. That idea suddenly changes once that baby is born and things are suddenly out of your hands. You have visitors coming out of the woodwork, you have … Continue reading Winter Postpartum Doula Promo
I knew exercise was great for getting my pre-baby body back, for strengthening my body for labour and all of these exercises were grounding and allowed me to cherish my pregnancy and bond with my unborn baby.
As Doulas we have seen first hand how incredibly helpful birth affirmations can be but we also know how hard it can be to add something else to your To-Do list before baby comes. So we wanted to make it easy for you and compile some of our favourites to post as a gift to you.
I hated breakfast when I was pregnant. Taking away sleep for food has never been priority for me, especially when I had a long commute ahead of me.
You're going to have to trust your instincts a LOT as a mom so consider this a starting point. Feel like you need a second helping of turkey? Maybe your body is craving protein for baby.