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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It’s SIDS Awareness Month!

October is such a busy month for awareness. Though I think people should make an effort to be aware 365 days of the year, months like this do help to boost overall, long-term awareness (or it seems like they do!). Among other issues/concerns being brought to light this month (and I’ll be talking about another…

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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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How Much Breastfeeding Has Cost Me: An Honest Account (And No, I Didn’t Have Laser Therapy)

There has been a viral Tiktok video going around of a girl comparing the cost of breastfeeding vs formula feeding. Why do we feel the need to constantly compare the way we feed our babies? Breastfeeding vs formula feeding is a (frankly, stupid and pointless) debate I see constantly online. It’s not a competition –…

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Taboo Topics: Things No One Really Told Me About Postpartum

I remember hearing the typical things about what happens after you have the baby – “it’s hard to lose the weight“, “your boobs never look the same after breastfeeding” (which, I actually talked a bit about in my last post in the breastfeeding myth series I just finished up), “you’re tired all the time“. Yada,…

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My Postpartum Experience and Favourite Postpartum Purchases!

Since my Birth Story vlog was so popular, I had some requests for a video about my postpartum experience. You ask and you shall receive! Please find the video below. I have also linked several items I discussed in the video in this post and a few I didn’t get a chance to mention that…

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Being a New Mother During a Pandemic

I’m taking a step away from my primary intentions for this blog because what is going on in the world right now is overwhelming. #COVID-19 is everywhere – on my Twitter timeline, Facebook groups, instagram stories and of course, the news and radio. I know a lot of people are feeling anxiety, myself and my…

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