New Podcast Episode: Ep 26 Nutrition in Pregnancy and Beyond with registered Dietitian Emma-Claire Ziolkowski

Now available on all major podcast platforms! Disclaimer: this blog & podcast are for informational purposes only. They are not medical advice. Please seek medical advice from your trusted healthcare provider. In this episode, Emma-Claire Ziolkowski, RD and I are chatting about nutrition during pregnancy, postpartum and breastfeeding, as well as the toxicity of the […]

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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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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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Reducing Stress at Meal Times: Misconceptions and Tips for Parents

Thanks to the kindness of Blaire at the Parenting Series, which runs many online events where parenting experts share their best tips + tricks, I was able to attend a recent webinar done by Ahuva Magder Hershkop, RD (Registered Dietitian) on picky eating in children. I learned a few things from her talk that I […]

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Breaking Down the WHO Breastfeeding Thread

A recent Twitter thread by the World Health Organization (WHO) has sparked quite a bit of discussion online. This series of postings is not the first time that the WHO has made statements promoting breastfeeding as the “best” (which if you’ve read my previous blog post, you know is not a statement I like or […]

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I’m FED Up: Stop Judging How Others Feed Their Baby

Breastfeeding vs. formula feeding. This seems to be an endless and ongoing debate on the internet among moms. Every time it seems to die down, it starts up again. It is like a revolving door in how-other-people-feed-their-baby-is-none-of-your-business purgatory. *Disclaimer: This blog is intended for informational purposes only. The information on this blog should not be used […]

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Introducing Solids – A Brief FAQ

I recently heard the term “open gut” or “virgin gut“. This is how a baby’s stomach is described before 4-6 months of age. It means that the spaces in the small intestine are larger, and allow for the passage of bigger molecules (macromolecules) into your baby’s blood. This can be good, but there are risks […]

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