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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My Honest Breastfeeding Journey, Part 3: 15 Months of Breastfeeding

See: part one and part two of this series for my full journey. 15 months of breastfeeding. We’re about 7 days away and it feels surreal. From where we started (worried about even being able to breastfeed) to now. If you’ve read through the other parts, you’ll know it hasn’t always been a breeze. We…

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I Got the Vulvar Itch (I Got It), But What’s the Cause?

Okay – tell me, at some point in your life as a person-with-vulva you haven’t googled anything related to an itch down there?? I guarantee that most of us have, and if Google isn’t the tool we’ve at least thought about it or somewhat awkwardly asked our doctor/provider. Because itching down there is definitely common,…

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New Podcast Episode: Ep 17 Pelvic Physiotherapy Explained (With a Pelvic Physiotherapist!)

A new episode of the podcast is now available on all major podcast platforms! Just search “Elephant in the Womb” or click our podcast tab above to access the anchor website. We’re talking all things pelvic physiotherapy on this episode! I have Robyn on, a pelvic PT. We talk prenatal (birth prep), postpartum recovery (C…

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My Honest Breastfeeding Journey, Part 2: The Golden Days and Beyond

In my last post, I spoke about the early days and challenges of breastfeeding. Once we got over those first few weeks, we entered what I truly believe were our golden days of breastfeeding. At this point (I can’t remember exactly when but I’d say around 2-2.5 months) breastfeeding became “easy”. Maggie’s latch was good;…

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My Honest Breastfeeding Journey, Part 1: The Early Days

As I continue to breastfeed a toddler, I felt compelled to write this. I should mention that I have truly loved our breastfeeding journey but it hasn’t been picture perfect from beginning to end (and no end yet). The early stages were not without their challenges and these final stages (as I think they may…

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Happy International Women’s Day & 14 Months to Maggie!

February felt like it went by at the speed of light, so here we are already at 14 months! A quick update and a few things we’ve got up to this month. Also just wanted to give a quick word to International Women’s Day. Having a daughter has made me even more passionate about women’s…

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Hand, Foot, and Mouth (or That Infection Your Kid Might Get at Daycare)

If you have a child in daycare, this might be something you’ve heard of. Hand, foot, and mouth disease. The name sounds all sorts of confusing and very much scarier than it is. If you haven’t heard of it before you may be thinking – what the heck is that?! So let’s take a closer…

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Mask Misinformation and Myth Busting: A Quick Look at Common Claims and Current Data

We are basically one year into the COVID-19 pandemic yet I’m still seeing a ridiculous amount of misinformation around mask wearing, safety, and guidelines. I hit a breaking point today when I read a bunch of posts on a local Facebook group about how masks cause low oxygen saturation and how the government is trying…

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