Swimming Lessons for Your Little Fishies: A Look at the Guidance & Recommendations

We recently started taking Maggie to swimming lessons at a swim school (pre-lockdown). We only go to do 3 lessons before restrictions changed again, but it was such a good experience. As I wrote a post about it for Instagram, I thought it might be of interest to some of my readers to see what…

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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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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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The 411 On White Noise and Baby Sleep

I honestly never thought a lot about white noise before having a baby. I have always been a pretty heavy sleeper who never really struggled to fall asleep, so sleep aids weren’t something I’d put much thought into. When I saw a ton of people recommending white noise machines as a must have item for…

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New Podcast Episode: Ep 16 Teaching Special Education During COVID

Another new episode of the podcast is now available – a career experiences interview with Kaitlyn, who is sharing her experiences teaching special education during the COVID-19 pandemic. As always, you can check out the newest episode on all major podcast platforms! Please note that these opinions are our own and do not reflect the…

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