2 Months of James: So Many Smiles!

This baby is so happy – yes, he is a baby so he still has his “moments”, but for the majority of the time that he’s awake and alert he is smiling, engaged, and full of joy. These past 2 months with him have been wonderful, and I finally feel now we’re *starting* to get […]

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James’s First Month

Wow – so weird that back when I started this blog, Maggie was only just over a month old (you can find my Maggie posts under “Maggie Monthly“). When Maggie turned 6 months I decided to start documenting her milestones, development and just change and growth each month. When she hit a year I started […]

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New Podcast Episode! Ep 27 A Preemie & C-Section Birth Story (incl. Dental Tips for Pregnant Mamas and Toddlers – with Katie the Dentist!)

A new episode of the podcast is now available on all major podcast platforms! Disclaimer: this podcast is for informational purposes only. This is NOT medical advice. If you need medical advice, please see your doctor or healthcare provider (dentist). Today, Katie is sharing her C-section birth story, which includes details about her premature birth […]

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I Support Breastfeeding Photos

Last year for World Breastfeeding Week, I did a series of informative posts on breastfeeding. I looked at common myths, claims, and questions and provided supported answers. You can find that series here (Part 2, Part 3, Final). You can also find my personal overview of my first breastfeeding journey here (3 part series – […]

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New Podcast Episode – Ep 21 A Medicated Vaginal Birth Story with @mymommyspost

A new episode of the podcast is now available on all major podcast platforms! Just search “Elephant in the Womb” or check out our podcast tab on the blog. A podcast brought to you by Elephant in the Womb blog (www.elephantinthewomb.ca). The Birth Experiences series is a set of interviews with moms sharing their unique […]

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Small Joys of Motherhood (To Celebrate 16 Months of Maggie)

Maggie turned 16 months (ten days ago now.. I drafted this post last week, whoops!) – and since it was the day before mother’s day I thought, why not do a bit of a special post this month? A mix of Maggie & motherhood? (I also don’t have much new to report in terms of […]

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Sending Your Baby to Daycare: How I Prepared & Coped

In Canada, we are so very fortunate that many of us have access to 12-18 month maternity leaves. This is unfortunately not available to everyone (you have to have worked 600 hrs of insurable employment within a period to qualify for maternity/parental leave benefits) – but I hope to see this expanded in the future. […]

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