Do Lactation Supplements Really Work?

If you’re a breastfeeding mother (or even if you’re not), you’ve probably either heard, seen, or used a lactation supplement or aid of some sort. Some examples include: lactation cookies, drinks such as teas, herbal supplements and more. But can all these things really help boost milk supply? And are they safe? Lets take a…

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Episode 4 (Parts 1 and 2) Are Now Live: Interview With A Doula (Mariana aka Bump to Babies)

This week is a bit different than normal – I’m talking with Mariana (Bump to Babies) about her experience working as a doula and newborn care specialist. Rebecca, who was on my very first episode of the podcast, is also back on to give her perspective as a doula in training! The podcast is available…

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How Becoming a Mom Has Changed Me (And A Thank You to My Readers)

If you’re a mom – you know. If you’re on your way to becoming one – you’ll get to experience it soon. If you have no interest in motherhood – that’s cool too. If you haven’t got to experience it yet but desperately want to – I’m sending you baby dust and love, support, and…

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The Podcast is Live! Birth Experiences Series, Episode I: Unmedicated & Water Births with Jess and Rebecca!

I am SO excited to announce my podcast is live! This is my very first episode – so there are some minor things that I will fix for next episode, such as the sound (a bit of an echo early on). Please find the Spotify player below for those of you who do not use…

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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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My Body After Baby | A Fitness Photo Journey

After having a baby, you’re in many ways, in a new body. The body you have before baby is yours. The body you have during pregnancy is shared. So, the body you have after is in many ways “new“. Reborn. At the very least – different than before. I was very scared, much before I…

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6 Months of Margaret

Since I am not organized enough to do a baby book, I’ve decided to start keeping track of Maggie’s development, milestones, and growth in my blog. I use apps like Wonder Weeks and Huckleberry for tracking, but I want to be able to express myself beyond the numbers and check boxes. I thought this also…

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