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Morning Sickness: The low down on Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy! early pregnancy pregnancy pregnancy symptoms May 06, 2020

 

 

Nausea and vomiting of pregnancy (NVP), which usually starts between 5 and 12 weeks of pregnancy, is quite common; up to 80% of pregnant women experience nausea and vomiting at some point in their pregnancies and between 3-6% of pregnant women experience severe nausea and vomiting,...

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Pregnancy Care during Covid coronavirus covid newborn pregnancy Apr 29, 2020

Pregnancy care during Covid:

 

We know a lot of you are seeing way less of your maternity care provider than you usually would in “normal” times and you may be wondering... Is this safe?  What should I be watching for?  

 

So let's take a few minutes and go...

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Swaddling My Baby: Is it safe? newborn Apr 15, 2020

So mamas......lets talk about swaddling!!

Back in the day almost all babies used to be swaddled, and in many cultures this is still universally practiced...however over the past few decades people have been trying to reduce the risks to babies and encouraging safe sleep practice.  The safety...

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Update: COVID-19 Pregnancy and Delivery coronavirus covid-19 evidence based pregnancy Apr 08, 2020

We've been getting lots of questions about coronavirus, or COVID-19 infection, in pregnancy so we put together this blog post to address the TOP 5 questions we've been getting. And if you're more of a video kind of learner, check out our new YouTube video shared today where we touch on the same...

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To TOLAC or not to TOLAC...that is the question!!! birth cesarean section Apr 01, 2020

TOLAC stands for Trial of Labour after Cesarean Section and if it is successful it ends in a VBAC Vaginal Birth after Cesarean Section.  Check out our free Birth Plan Download here! 

Why are we talking about this you might ask?  Because it is a question that many women struggle...

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COVID-19 in Pregnancy and Newborn Feeding – What do you need to know? Mar 28, 2020

What is COVID-19?

COVID-19 is a ‘novel’ type of coronavirus that is newly infecting humans around the globe. It is a strain of coronavirus originally found in animals, and because it has just newly infected humans, we have no immunity to it hence the rapid increase in cases both...

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Breastfeeding Tips For Beginners breastfeeding newborn postpartum Mar 25, 2020

Breastfeeding can be tough, and even worse if we don't know how to get off to the right start!  This blog post gives some great tips on how to do that!  Check out our free cheat sheet on the top 5 mistakes we make when breastfeeding and how to fix them!

BREASTFEEDING TIPS for...

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Supplements in Pregnancy pregnancy Mar 18, 2020

Pregnancy is such an important time in our lives, and one that we want to do our very best to give our well little baby the best start in life that we can!  So we should take lots of supplements right? 

 

WRONG!!!

 

If you are consuming a healthy diet (especially pre...

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Labour and Delivery in the time of Coronavirus...How are our hospitals trying to keep us safe! labour and delivery newborn Mar 14, 2020

How Will COVID-19 affect my birth? 

 

Many women are asking about what changes may happen at the hospital, and if they are at increased risk while giving birth.  

 

We have just had an update from our local hospital in Victoria, BC.  If you are from elsewhere please ask...

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Coronavirus....How to slow the spread through Social Distancing! women's health Mar 14, 2020

 

 

What is COVID - 19:

 

This is a virus, which is present across the world at this point.  It is a new virus, which we do not have much information on; but rest assured we are learning every day. 

What we think we know includes that it is spread by large droplets...

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Miscarriage - The Sad Truth! Mar 11, 2020

Miscarriage, which should really be called Natural Pregnancy Loss (NPL),  is a tough topic to think and talk about. This is despite the fact that we know it is incredibly common in women of child bearing age.  So common, in fact, that most women have had at least one miscarriage in...

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Getting Pregnant! Part 1....understanding your menstrual cycle. pregnancy women's health Mar 04, 2020
All right ladies! Hoping to Get Pregnant? 

The first step to learning about hormonal imbalance, is to know how your hormones work in the first place!!! 


So we are going to dive deep into the normal menstrual cycle, how it is controlled, and some of the common things that can make it go...

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