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Top 5 Tips for Starting Solids in Smaller Babies baby food feeding feeding your baby nutrition small babies solid foods starting solids Jan 11, 2023

If you’ve just come from a pediatric check-up and you’re worried your baby is small and needs to gain weight, please don’t panic! It’s important to consider that if your baby falls into a low percentile, is this a new occurrence, or have they always been on the smaller...

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Planning your Ultimate Baby Shower! baby shower parenthood postpartum pregnant Dec 28, 2022

Today we are helping you plan your ultimate baby shower! But spoiler alert, we offer no advice on picking balloons, what finger foods to serve, or the best party games. The concept of a baby shower has existed in some form for centuries, shifting in purpose and presentation over the years. Today,...

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CrossFit and Strength Training in Pregnancy and Postpartum with Karlie Causey back pain in postpartum exercise in postpartum exercise in pregnancy physiotherapy in pregnancy postpartum postpartum body pregnancy care Dec 14, 2022

Karlie is the co-founder of Jen & Keri, a former collegiate athlete, and a long-time wellness professional. With over 20 years of experience in fitness she is on a mission to empower postpartum athletes to reclaim their identity beyond motherhood! Tune in as Karli and Dr. Alicia chat all...

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Our 2022 Holiday Gift Guide: Pregnancy, Postpartum & Newborn! gifts newborn newborn safety postpartum pregnancy pregnant Dec 11, 2022

We thought we'd put together something a little special for the upcoming holiday season! This is Part I of a three part series on the top five gifts to give the pregnant, postpartum, and newborn people in your life! We share some physical products as well as courses that we love both for...

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What is Cradle Cap!? The Facts on Newborn Skincare baby eczema cradle cap newbirn skin care newborn newborn care newborn skincare newborn support Nov 30, 2022

Dr. Alicia chats with Dr. Stephanie Liu, a Family Physician and Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Alberta, with a special interest in pediatrics and maternal health. Dr. Liu identified a need for accurate, evidence-based child and maternal health information for Canadian mothers...

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The Hands-On Approach to Preparing for Breastfeeding in Pregnancy! breast feeding breastfeeding colostrum hand expression Nov 16, 2022

Did you know that milk production begins during pregnancy, and that we can express (or discharge it) by squeezing the breast by hand? In fact, antenatal hand expression - as it’s more formally called - is considered to have lots of benefits, which we outline below and in today’s...

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Decluttering and Organizing in Preparation for Baby! becoming a mother early pregnancy parenthood parents preparing for baby preparing for pregnancy support postpartum Oct 19, 2022

They say that between the ages of six and eight is when you begin to see behaviour patterns in children related to organization. It’s a good time to assess their natural tendencies and begin to build good habits. Something that the whole family can do - and also benefit from - together!...

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Our Most Common Q&A Questions Revealed! labour labour and delivery pregnancy pregnancy care Oct 05, 2022

If you are a regular listener and follower of our Instagram account (@She.Found.Motherhood), you will know that every Sunday we do a Q&A with our community where we try to answer as many of your burning questions as we can - but we often don’t have the capacity to get through all of...

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Birth Centers & Philosophies birth center birth plan birth trauma family doctor midwife obstetrics pregnancy Sep 07, 2022

The Canadian and American healthcare systems are frequently compared, from either side of the border, with Canada’s often lauded as superior largely due to its publicly funded nature. But that doesn’t mean that there isn’t a lot to learn from other healthcare models around the...

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Pelvic Physio Postpartum back pain in postpartum exercise in postpartum pelvic health pelvic pain pelvic pain in pregnancy pelvic physio physiotherapy physiotherapy in pregnancy Aug 24, 2022

Today’s podcast features one of our favourite guests and collaborators, Mommy Berries founder & mom of two, Melissa Dessaulles (BScPT, BScKin, Pelvic Health). Dr. Alicia and Melissa discuss what pelvic physio is really all about, demystifying common assumptions, and giving you a glimpse...

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Pregnancy as a Stress Test diabetes in pregnancy early pregnancy exercise in postpartum exercise in pregnancy hypertensive disorders of pregnancy postpartum pregnancy care preparing for pregnancy Aug 10, 2022

Pregnancy is a stress test. What does that mean!? Think of pregnancy as an early warning system. Some conditions that come up during pregnancy might mean you are at higher risk down the road of being affected by chronic disease. But this doesn’t mean there isn’t anything you can do...

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Four Common Skin Changes in Pregnancy early pregnancy pregnancy pregnancy care skincare Jul 27, 2022

This is a topic Drs. Sarah & Alicia frequently get asked about, and today they outline the four most common changes you may expect to see in your skin during pregnancy, why they happen, and what you can do about it!

1. Dark Spots

Melanin is the substance in our bodies that naturally gives...

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