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Eleanor is our third baby, but first time using a doula and I can say without a doubt how transformational it was to have Doula support this time.  Carol Anne and Sarah helped me take back ownership of my birth and my body.  I still remember coming home from an appointment early on in pregnancy and […]

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As we do every year (it’s kind of become a wonderful tradition for us actually), today we are celebrating our colleagues in a very special way. May 5th is the International Day of the Midwife and this year it coincides with the State of the World’s Midwifery Report 2021 and the evidence is in: investing […]

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With the birth of my daughter, we decided to enlist the help of a doula and it was the best decision we could have ever made.  I laboured at home for several hours in Tara’s care and her presence and guidance gave me the confidence to trust my body. When things started to ramp up, […]

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What you need to know about the umbilical cord after your baby is born. In those first crucial minutes immediately after the birth of your baby something important is happening…

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Baby we know it’s cold outside, but we won’t let that keep you in all winter. With a few helpful product suggestions, tips, and tricks you and your baby will be out enjoying our beautiful Canadian Winter well before the season is over.

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It’s that time of year – when I look back on the last 12 months and talk about what a fabulous year it was. But this year is different. This year our generation has been living through an unprecedented Pandemic…

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Here are the top 3 nutrition and fitness considerations during pregnancy from a dietitian and pre/postnatal fitness specialist.

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What is a Doula? A question I was asked by many when we finally became pregnant with our double rainbow baby. Support, expertise, understanding, compassion… just some of the many qualities you will find in a Doula.

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Your cervix in pregnancy does the important job of staying closed and holding the weight of your baby, placenta and keeping amniotic fluid in. It is long, closed, firm, high, and pointing posteriorly (towards your tailbone).

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I was a bit nervous going into labor, but I can honestly say having Sarah by our side on the day put us at complete ease. She was right there to support us when we needed, but also allowed us the space to have our moments as a family.

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