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Nurse Life: Behind The Scenes

June 5, 2019 // Birth & Breastfeeding // Comments

Recently it dawned on me. I’ve been a registered nurse for 16 years and a student nurse for 4 years. Which means that for the last two decades I’ve been living the nurse life. Including all of the secret work […]

Post Partum Anxiety: A Mother’s Experience With Maternal Mental Health

January 30, 2019 // Birth & Breastfeeding, Parenting // Comments

In honour of Bell Let’s Talk I am republishing this honest post on maternal mental health. While it is easy to share the joyful moments of motherhood and a new baby it is equally important to recognise the painful and […]

Preparing For Your Amazing Birth

June 23, 2018 // Birth & Breastfeeding // Comments

One thing I get asked quite frequently in my work is, ‘I want to prepare for my upcoming birth. What do you think about having a birth plan?’. I love being asked this question as it opens up a great […]

Celebrating The Retirement Of My Breast Pump

Before I had kids I knew that I would breastfeed, I hadn’t really given too much thought about how it would look to actually nurse a baby full time but I was ready. I had seen my sister nurse her […]

Post Partum Recovery: Five Insider Tips

October 17, 2017 // Birth & Breastfeeding, Parenting // Comments

Congratulations! You’re pregnant! Cue the mixed bag of emotions as you process what this means for you. Soon you’ll become an on line expert on every single thing there is to know about pregnancy. You will know just big your […]

Celebrating Nurses Week: A Birth Story

May 12, 2017 // Birth & Breastfeeding // 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 […]