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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We Need to Stop Using the Term “Natural Birth” – All Birth is Natural

It’s 2020, yet people (men and women alike) are still referring to an unmedicated labor as a “natural” birth. I don’t think this is always said in a malicious or demeaning way, however it can still be hurtful and stigmatizing to women who have had medicated labor or C-sections. Let’s get one thing straight –…

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Nurses Aren’t All Bad, I Promise

Being a nurse on a social media platform can be heavy some days. I open my Twitter feed and I am often confronted with hate, dislike, or disdain for the profession. Whether it be from patients and their loved ones, or sadly, other healthcare professionals (even nurses – but I won’t get into that). Don’t…

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No More Pencils, No More Books…We Need a Better Plan for Kids & Their Families

There is what seems to be a great urgency, in some groups of people, to send kids back to school or childcare as soon as possible. I’m not a parent to a toddler or a school-age child yet so I don’t know what it’s like exactly, but I do get the call for help. I…

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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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