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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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Returning to Running after Cesarean Birth exercise in postpartum exercise in pregnancy postpartum body postpartum core postpartum exercise Jul 14, 2022

Today’s episode talks about returning to running after a Cesarean birth - but don’t be fooled by this seemingly narrow focus. The episode is chock-full of essential information about pelvic floors, scar tissue, and exercise that is useful for those pregnant, not pregnant, non-runners,...

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6 Things No One Talks About Postpartum hairloss pelvic health pelvic pain pelvic physio postpartum postpartum recovery postpartumtips Jun 15, 2022

Let’s cut right to the chase - Drs. Alicia and Sarah have compiled a list of 6 things no one tells you about postpartum! Tune in to learn more about what to expect from the unexpected (yet all perfectly normal)! And follow the links they reference below for more related resources, guides,...

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You are not Broken: Sex and Libido in Pregnancy and Postpartum with Dr. Kelly Casperson painful sex in pregnancy sex in postpartum sex in pregnacy sexual health May 26, 2022

Today’s podcast starts and ends with a BANG! It’s a topic that implicates neuroscience, hormones, human relationships, the physical body, the societal body - and yet sex and libido in pregnancy and postpartum is so rarely spoken about and so many couples struggle with in silence. But...

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Part III: Testing for Infertility with Dr. Mills alcohol and fertility causes of infertility fertility fertility preservation May 18, 2022

By now you’re probably familiar with Dr. Ginevra Mills. She's an obstetrician gynecologist with a specialty in reproductive endocrinology and infertility, a special interest in PCOS and lifelong health, and she's got three young kiddos of her own! We’ve been talking to her about...

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The Truth about Tongue Ties newborn newborn support tongue ties May 11, 2022

Tongue ties are such a vast, controversial, and often misunderstood topic that we brought in pediatric otolaryngologist (ENT) surgeon Dr. Elise Graham to help us wade through the topic. She is also a mom to two boys with a complex breastfeeding journey of her own, which has brought her to shine a...

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Causes of Infertility with Dr. Mills causes of infertility fertility fertility preservation infertility May 04, 2022

In Part II of our three part series on fertility, Dr. Genevra Mills, an obstetrician gynecologist with a specialty in reproductive endocrinology and infertility with three kiddos of her own, discusses with us causes of infertility. She gives us a most helpful breakdown of the main reasons for...

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Fertility as we Age with Dr. Ginevra Mills conception early pregnancy fertility fertility preservation infertility Apr 20, 2022

Fertility is a fascinating topic that touches almost everyone’s lives in one way or another. It is an evolving field of study that can be clouded with misinformation, lack of education, and new findings that have altered some of our fundamental understanding of the science behind it. This...

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How to Choose a Prenatal Course Apr 13, 2022

Consider this a bonus episode to our three part series on Pregnancy Care. We talked about how to choose a pregnancy provider, what to expect at your first prenatal appointment, and what a routine timeline of pregnancy care looks like. We are also huge proponents of empowerment through education,...

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