New Podcast Episode – Ep 21 A Medicated Vaginal Birth Story with @mymommyspost

A new episode of the podcast is now available on all major podcast platforms! Just search “Elephant in the Womb” or check out our podcast tab on the blog. A podcast brought to you by Elephant in the Womb blog (www.elephantinthewomb.ca). The Birth Experiences series is a set of interviews with moms sharing their unique…

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Myth Busters: Exercise in Pregnancy (Part 1)

I hear and see a lot of fear around exercise during pregnancy – mostly stemming from older “myths”, passed on from parents or grandparents generations. Lucky for us – we live in an age of information. And although there are still many leaps and bounds to be made into women’s health research, there is some…

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New Podcast Episode: Ep 20 Emergency C-Section Experience & Recovery with Christen

A new episode of the podcast is now available on all major podcast platforms! Just search “Elephant in the Womb” or check out our podcast tab on the blog. A podcast brought to you by Elephant in the Womb blog (www.elephantinthewomb.ca). The Birth Experiences series is a set of interviews with moms sharing their unique…

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Small Joys of Motherhood (To Celebrate 16 Months of Maggie)

Maggie turned 16 months (ten days ago now.. I drafted this post last week, whoops!) – and since it was the day before mother’s day I thought, why not do a bit of a special post this month? A mix of Maggie & motherhood? (I also don’t have much new to report in terms of…

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A Moms Guide to Thermometers

Why are there so many different types of thermometers? No, seriously. There is. There are ear (tympanic), forehead (temporal), or multi-use thermometers (for oral, rectal, or digital – but make sure to buy a separate one for rectal… 🙂). Is one better than the other? Are some more accurate? Lets take a look at the…

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Sun Safety for Kids, Part 2: Shades & Covers

You can find part one about sunscreen here. I promised a second post, so here it is. Because the truth is – there is a lot more to sun safety than just sunscreen. Thought that certainly is a very important part to remember – for our kids and for all of us adults too! Here…

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Sun Safety for Kids, Part 1: Sunscreen

I recently did a post on swimming lessons for kids, so I figured why not continue on the topic of summer (can you tell I’m excited?) by covering sun safety for kids! This post will cover sunscreen, but I’ll talk about other sun protection mechanisms in the second part of this post. Please remember this…

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New Podcast Episode: Ep 19 Vaginal Twin Birth & Postpartum Experience

A new episode of the podcast is now available on all major podcast platforms! A podcast brought to you by Elephant in the Womb blog (www.elephantinthewomb.ca). The Birth Experiences series is a set of interviews with moms sharing their unique birth story, and answering common questions about their different experiences. What is labor & birth…

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BTW – Maggie is 15 Months!

The past few weeks have been insanely busy for me, finishing up a Master’s course and just with everything going on in the world I’ve been busy at work too. So, I totally meant to publish this when Maggie actually turned 15 months last week, but that’s ok. Life isn’t perfect. Here is a quick…

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New Podcast Episode: C-Section Twin Birth Experience!

A new episode of the podcast is now available on all major podcast platforms. Simply search “Elephant in the Womb” or click on her menu bar to access the Podcast page. So happy to have our very first twin birth experience shared on the podcast. Ashleigh is sharing her twin birth story and some great…

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