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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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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Flu Shot FAQ: Final Week Summary

Check out week 1 and week 2 summaries beforehand! This is the final week of the Flu Shot FAQ series I ran via Reels on Instagram. Every day for 3 weeks I debunked a flu shot myth or answered a flu shot question using facts + information from credible and reliable sources. I chose reels to…

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Flu Shot FAQ: Week Two Summary

So if you didn’t know, I am currently running a Flu Shot FAQ Reel Series on Instagram! Every day for about 3 weeks I will be debunking a flu shot myth or answering a flu shot question using facts + information from credible and reliable sources. I chose reels to do this because they’re short and lots of people watch…

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Flu Shot FAQ: This Weeks Summary

So if you didn’t know, I am currently running a Flu Shot FAQ Reel Series on Instagram! Every day for about 3 weeks I will be debunking a flu shot myth or answering a flu shot question using facts + information from credible and reliable sources. I chose reels to do this because they’re short…

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Be Breast Cancer Aware for Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

Remember how I said there is a lot to be ‘aware’ of this month? Well another huge topic of focus is breast cancer. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so I thought it might be a good idea to share some quick breast cancer facts and information (there is so much information on breast cancer…

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Probiotics: Before, During, and After Pregnancy

Wait isn’t this a women’s health blog? Why are you talking about IBS? Well – IBS is more common in the female population than the male population. Some evidence suggests it may be related to the menstrual cycle and hormones in women. So – despite the fact that it doesn’t sound like a women’s health…

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Do Lactation Supplements Really Work?

If you’re a breastfeeding mother (or even if you’re not), you’ve probably either heard, seen, or used a lactation supplement or aid of some sort. Some examples include: lactation cookies, drinks such as teas, herbal supplements and more. But can all these things really help boost milk supply? And are they safe? Lets take a…

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Cats, Litter Boxes, and Pregnancy: Toxoplasmosis Explored

Toxoplasma gondii – or toxoplasmosis – you may have heard of this parasite or infection if you have ever been pregnant and owned a cat. But what is it and what are the actual risks? *Disclaimer: This blog is intended for informational purposes only. The information on this blog should not be used as a substitute…

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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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