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My Experience With Post Partum Anxiety

The first person to ever ask me if I had ever had any issue with post partum depression or anxiety was my hairdresser. It’s seems kind of unbelievable really, especially considering she asked me this question just this past weekend […]

Celebrating Nurses Week: A Birth Story

May 12, 2017 // Birth & Breastfeeding // 6 Comments

I never really had to make a decision about having my babies at work, I just knew that it was the place that I wanted to birth. Once in awhile someone would say to me, “…but they will see all your […]

Let’s Mother The Mother: A Personal Experience Post Partum

Despite being a specialized perinatal RN working at the bedside supporting new mothers learning to breastfeed, I still struggled deeply with feeding back when I had my first baby. In the early weeks post partum I found breastfeeding to be beyond hard and found […]

Mama in the City Reviews It!

October 14, 2016 // Birth & Breastfeeding // No Comments

Happy Friday! I have a guest post up over on One Smiley Monkey. I put together my mama brain and my nurse brain and reviewed a Pump and Go system for all of you pumping mamas out there.

Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week in Canada: Guest Post by The Cheerio Diaries

I am just in love with this next guest post by Andria from The Cheerio Diaries. The first time I met Andria I was sitting in a robe, sipping champagne and enjoying a birthday visit at a spa downtown. She […]

Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week in Canada: Guest Post By Hillary With 2 L’s (please)

October 3, 2016 // Birth & Breastfeeding // One Comment

Through out this week we will be celebrating World Breastfeeding Week with guest posts from different bloggers. Today we have the always funny, tells it like it is, blogger Hillary from Hillary With 2 L’s (please). I’ve known Hillary for a […]

I Survived A High Needs Baby And So Can You

September 11, 2016 // Birth & Breastfeeding, Parenting // 4 Comments

Trust me, you know if you have a high needs fussy baby. Those kind of babies make themselves very obvious and there’s no wondering on the topic. That being said, you might have a high needs baby if: You constantly […]

Finding Balance: Mama All Day/Work All Night

I started writing this post after the first few day shifts on my return to work. Everything was happy happy and easy breezy. Then the night shifts came and BAM!@$$%^&*. Reality check.   <This Was Me Before Going Back To […]

Hi, I’m Andrea And I’m A Nurse

Becoming a nurse came quite naturally for me. I had been an asthma patient through out my childhood and that gave me my first introduction to nurses. Having to stay over night in the paediatrics ward without your parents, makes […]

Mama in the City, Reporting For Duty

Last week I had my first ‘return to work’ dream and it was a good one. My husband does not love hearing about my dreams. I’m thinking he is too logical to love crazy dream stories. However, his hate of rehashing dreams and […]