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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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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GUEST POST: Crash Course in Baby Led Weaning with Modern Munch

Hi everyone, it’s Kelsey from Modern Munch here to give you the low down on all things to get you started with Baby Led Weaning!  A quick introduction for you: my name is Kelsey and I have a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition from the University of Alberta. My degree has led to me to…

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New Episode of the Podcast: Sleep Specialist Talk!

For SIDS awareness month, I had Cayla on the podcast (we’ve talked before) to chat about SIDS and safe sleep, as well as to answer a ton of questions I had submitted regarding sleep struggles. There is probably information relevant to you, whether you asked a question or not! Either way, it’s a good listen.…

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Part Two of Interview with a Former Midwife is Now Available!

Click here to read more about this episode. *Disclaimer: This blog is intended for informational purposes only. The information on this blog should not be used as a substitute to medical advice or medical treatment. As always, your Primary Care Provider, a doctor, or another health professional is your best resource for specific questions and medical…

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New Episode of the Podcast: Interview with a Former Midwife!

I recently interviewed a doula on the podcast, and it only made sense for me to chat with a (former) midwife next. *Disclaimer: This blog is intended for informational purposes only. The information on this blog should not be used as a substitute to medical advice or medical treatment. As always, your Primary Care Provider, a…

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What I Loved About Midwifery Care

My obstetrical care during pregnancy was provided by a team of midwives. I loved it – my experience was, from start to finish, nothing short of amazing. My birth didn’t go as I imagined but my care team (and my husband, of course) made it an excellent experience anyways. Now, before I get into why…

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More About Doulas And How to Find One You Can Trust

If you listen to my podcast, you’ll know my most recent guest was Mariana, a doula who works in Louisiana. She talked a lot about the role and responsibilities of a doula, and how they can help support you before, during, and after labour. I recommend giving that a listen (to hear about the doula…

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Episode 4 (Parts 1 and 2) Are Now Live: Interview With A Doula (Mariana aka Bump to Babies)

This week is a bit different than normal – I’m talking with Mariana (Bump to Babies) about her experience working as a doula and newborn care specialist. Rebecca, who was on my very first episode of the podcast, is also back on to give her perspective as a doula in training! The podcast is available…

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All About Pelvic Health with Marla Maislin, MPT @bloomphysio

I am going to be chatting with Marla Maislin, MPT, a pelvic physiotherapist based in the GTA, on Wednesday September 30th at 8:00 pm EST on IGTV (you can find my Instagram page here). We are going to be talking about more than just postpartum pelvic health – there will be a little something for…

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