My Pelvic Physio Experiences and How They Made Me Realize What Postpartum Care is Missing

Prenatal care can be pretty thorough – you’re seen pretty regularly (even moreso if you are considered high risk, had IVF, or have a medical condition that requires extra monitoring) and I’d say overall most important topics are covered (depending on your provider). I am not saying it is perfect – because really, there are…

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A Thank You to the Best Teachers I’ve Ever Had

It is clear, I think, from my blog that I enjoy teaching. I like to learn and for whatever reason, I truly enjoy sharing that love for learning with others. Motivating others to want to know more. Giving people the tools to make informed health decisions. My passion for these things definitely grew for my…

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Does An Apple Cider Vinegar A Day Keep the Doctor Away?

Apple cider vinegar (ACV) is so hot right now. There are claims that it can help you with a myriad of issues, including weight loss, but is is true? How does ACV help you, or does it do anything at all? Lets take a look at the evidence that exists around it. *Disclaimer: This blog…

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Gifts for a Mama (or Treat Yo’self for the Holidays 2020)

Just sharing a few items I have really liked for myself lately. I feel like I often buy for Maggie and not myself – not that I don’t shop, because I do but I buy a lot of stuff for her, or the house vs actually for me. So here are a few things I’ve…

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NEW Podcast Episode: Induction & Medicated Birth, TWO Experiences

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 like? Well it’s different for everyone – tune in to hear about all the…

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One More Month Till ONE: 11 Months of Maggie

I feel like I say this every month lately but really – how did we get here?! Maggie was born just before the pandemic really begun, so time has gone both slow and fast at different points. Looking back – it feels like the past 11 months have flew by in many ways though, especially…

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Who’s Who? Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist

Dietitian. Nutritionist. Aren’t they the same? Sometimes they may be, but sometimes no. Are they both important cogs in the wheel that is the healthcare system? Absolutely. I see a lot of confusing information online about these two roles and I want to clarify the difference between them so that if you are seeking services,…

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Holiday Gift Guide: Santa Sack Ideas for Babies Around 1 Year

Maggie’s birthday is about two weeks after Christmas so, this year we’ve decided (since she’s still so little) to do one “big ticket” item and then just a Santa sack full of things she can pull out on Christmas morning! She loves pulling toys out of her toy bin, so I figured – why not…

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Fluoride Facts: Everything You Need to Know About Fluoride and Your Babies

What is fluoride? Is it safe for my children? I hear these questions a lot. I also hear a lot of misinformation regarding fluoride, so I thought it might be a good topic to cover since fluoride is actually really important! *Disclaimer: This blog is intended for informational purposes only. The information on this blog should…

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Maggie’s Picks: Bath Time

I don’t know about your babies, but in this house we love baths. I loved them when I was pregnant (still do but in pregnancy I was taking a bath almost daily in third trimester) and Maggie has pretty much loved them since she was a newborn. A bath is often one of those first…

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