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You’ve recently given birth and are now in the mood to rekindle that spark that 9+ months ago resulted in your new baby (or babies). We’re answering all your questions about postpartum sex, romance and contraception too!

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Thank you for the HypnoBirthing classes – they were worth it! They kept me calm, focused and knowledgeable.

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Let me tell you a little secret: Kegels JUST aren’t enough to fix your prolapse. All or us are victims of gravity. Feeling too embarrassed to discuss the pressure of something protruding at the vaginal entrance? Worried because your mother and your grandmother have told you about theirs? Experience constipation? Considering a Bladder suspension surgery? You need to keep reading.

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Whether it is for making informative choices and labouring options or having a doula present for your birth, these ladies are worth their weight in gold (and then some). I cannot thank them enough for the wonderful experience.

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s a child I always enjoyed getting dressed up and going trick or treating with my family and friends. I even more so enjoyed eating lots of candy! If you know me, you likely know I enjoy candy (I don’t have it often, but when I do I REALLY enjoy it). I can still remember my favourite Halloween treats (Starburst, Sour Patch Kids, Popeye Candy Sticks, and Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups). These are fun memories that make Halloween so nostalgic and exciting. However, with all that being said I believe there are ways to limit excessive sugar intake during Halloween and enjoy your treats mindfully.

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I knew of Lifetime of Love doulas through their community work, and after discussing with my husband, decided it would be a good idea to hire them on for support in the weeks following my sons birth.

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Prior to having children, I envisioned myself as a working mother. I really enjoyed working and when I became pregnant with my first son, I knew (or thought I knew) that I would have no issues returning to the work following maternity leave. I mean, I’ve seen other parents in the office return from maternity/parental leave. They all seemed to adjust fine; still staying on top of their workload and tasks at home.

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Did you know that on average Canadians spend around $200.00 a week on food? ​This amount of course  varies from household to household and is different across the provinces and territories. The Nutritious Food Basket is a survey that tracks the affordability of nutritious foods using a 67 item grocery list containing nutritious food items. Based on the survey […]

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Apparently I find words much easier spoken than written. I’ve told my story dozens of times, but to actually write it down in detail is much more intimidating. So here it goes, one year later…

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When you’re a single parent, you have a lot on your plate. Parenting with a partner is challenging enough, but living life as a single parent is even tougher. In fact, single parents—both moms and dads—wake up every morning to new challenges. Being a single dad comes with its own unique challenges, and takes courage, patience, and compassion to get through the day. It’s not always easy to stay positive. Here are some common ways to keep moving forward on your single-parent journey.

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