Clinical Trials Briefly Explained

I just want to say, I am not an expert on this topic at all. But frankly, I’m tired of seeing the misinformation surrounding the COVID vaccine, specifically the claim that “they haven’t tested it on enough people“. You can see Canada’s stance on the COVID19 vaccine and pregnancy/breastfeeding here and here. Here is some…

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New Episode of the Podcast Available: Talking About C-Sections!

That’s right – there is a new episode of the podcast available today for your weekend listening pleasure! This week we’re talking with Morgan about her C-section experience. Click here to listen on Anchor right now! *Disclaimer: This blog is intended for informational purposes only. The information on this blog should not be used as a…

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#WorldBreastfeedingWeek: A Look at Common Breastfeeding Myths and Questions (Part 1)

In honour of #WorldBreastfeedingWeek this year, I have been trying to share resources on my Twitter in support of breastfeeding – Maggie and I will be at 7 months of breastfeeding the day after breastfeeding week ends! A very exciting milestone for us. I thought that busting some breastfeeding related myths & curating the answers…

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Common Misconceptions About Fevers in Babies and Young Children

I think fevers are so misunderstood. There is a surprising amount of misinformation surrounding them, a general misunderstanding of what actually constitutes a fever, and lots of confusion surrounding their physiology and treatment. They are also extremely common, among children especially but also adults. As I am planning an upcoming post on preparing for vaccine…

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Birth Control Myths, Part 4: Wrap Up Q+A

So this is the final part in my series on birth control myths (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3). I covered all the major myths I wanted to, however I got a selection of additional questions regarding birth control – and since these seemed to be common questions people had, I wanted to do my…

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Maggie’s Beach Bag Faves For 0-6 Months!

I don’t love using the word “essential” when it’s not actually something that is necessary – you can take a baby to the beach basically with just a towel. They can go in the water naked, you really don’t even require swim diapers if you don’t want. “Needs” and “wants” are so different for every…

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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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Birth Control Myths, Part 1: Risks for Infertility, Weight Gain, Cancer; and The Migrating IUD

Birth control. Contraceptives. Used by many but, dependent on the type, not always for the assumed or traditional purpose of pregnancy prevention. It actually has many uses, some more surprising than others. It is also not just one thing – there are many different types of ‘birth control’. There are hormonal forms of birth control…

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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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My Favourite Baby Items: 0-4 Months

Since most new parents are being robbed of the opportunity to have a real baby shower, many are relying heavily on the use of online registries to go along with virtual showers or “drive-by” shower celebrations. As a result I thought it might be useful to share some of my favourite baby items for the…

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