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Tag Archives // Pregnancy

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 […]

First Time Parenting: Five Things I Regret

October 1, 2018 // Parenting // Comments

Ten years ago I started my parenting journey and it totally rocked my world. It was not at all like I thought it would be. However, I have fond memories of that first year with a baby. While I’ve had […]

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 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 […]

Should You Have A Baby Shower After The First Baby?

August 17, 2016 // Parenting, Pure Mama, Uncategorized // Comments

Expecting your first baby is really something else. Everyone is so pepped for you and the world is your oyster. You will never have the same amount of excitement about one of your babies as you did for the first. […]

I Was Lost: A Personal Story

October 19, 2015 // Parenting, Pure Mama // Comments

Over the last few weeks I have slowly started to feel like my old self. I don’t know exactly what shifted but I can feel the change and I am welcoming it.  Over the last year the Andrea that existed […]