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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 […]

My Experience With Post Partum Anxiety

In honour of Mother’s Day I am republishing this honest motherhood post from last year. While it’s always easy to share the bliss and joyful moments of motherhood, let’s also recognize the painful and raw parts too. The parts of […]

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 […]

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 […]