Informed Choices: Glucose Screening & Testing

Lets rewind from my last post on the GBS swab, which happens later in pregnancy, to glucose screening! This topic comes at an appropriate time, because I have seen a lot of confusion online about fasting and non-fasting glucose tests. There is even (honestly) confusion among providers at times I think – in terms of […]

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37-38 Weeks: Preparing for a Pandemic Birth

Well I am officially 38 weeks pregnant today, which means I am about 2-3 weeks away from meeting baby. I have basically let go of any expectations for when he will arrive – I recently read this book (Amazon link – I may earn from your purchases) by hypnobirth expert Hollie de Cruz and she […]

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Toddler Art Corner (Great for Small Spaces & Homes)

With a new baby coming soon, I’ve really been trying to make sure Maggie has her own time with me (and my husband) before his arrival and her own space for when he does come. She will still be going to daycare a few times a week, but on the days she is home with […]

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Vaccinations During Pregnancy: Recommendations and Current Evidence

There are two vaccines (well, now 3 really!) that are commonly recommended during pregnancy in North America. I know that there is a lot of vaccine hesitancy out there right now in regards to the COVID vaccine, and sometimes that hesitancy can carry over to other vaccines. I find that pregnant women often experience hesitancy […]

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16-17 Weeks of Pregnancy

What is one part of my last pregnancy I did not enjoy at all? Honestly, I was very, very fortunate that I enjoyed most of my pregnancy with Maggie. I had very few “bad” symptoms, lots of energy in the second trimester, and didn’t really start to feel the “heaviness” of it all in my […]

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New Podcast Episode: Ep 25 Speech Language Pathology (SLP) & Your Little Ones with Gina-Marie Principe, SLP

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. This episode I am chatting with a Speech Language Pathologist, Gina-Marie, who is answering all your submitted […]

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Maggie’s Picks: Sort, Stack and Nest Toys

Around 12 months of age, Maggie became obsessed with her sort and stack toys! She would play with them for long periods of time and was very determined at being “successful” at them. So I thought I’d share some of her favourite ones for those with babes around the one year mark – keep in […]

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What Feeling “Touched Out” Was Like For Me

I was never really told about feeling touched out before I had a baby. I was observant enough that I noticed some moms around me got what appeared to be “tired” of having their child crawl all over them – which I totally understood. Everyone likes and needs their own personal space at times. But […]

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