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Author Archives: Oakville Family Birth
Collecting Colostrum Before Your Birth
Consider collecting colostrum (the earliest form of breastmilk) before your baby is born. Here are some tips!
Maternal Mental Health Matters: 5 Ways to *Actually* Support New Moms
May 2nd is World Maternal Mental Health Day. Here’s why maternal mental health matters, and some ways to actually help new moms.
New Series: Postpartum Doula ABCs! A is for After the Baby Arrives
Your baby will be here soon! You’ve probably considered options and come up with some kind of plan for birth, but what’s your plan for the postpartum period?
Five Things You Don’t Have To Share About Your Pregnancy / Birth / Baby
Sharing is caring, content is king, pics or it didn’t happen. How do new parents navigate what to share about their pregnancies, births, and parenting choices?
What Do Postpartum Doulas Do?|Doula Support in Halton, Hamilton, Mississauga
What exactly do postpartum doulas do? What’s so magical about them? What’s the difference between a doula and a nanny or a baby nurse?
Just like *they* said it would, time has flown by and I’m about to become a kindergarten mom. Reflections on self-doubt, mom guilt, and kettle chips.
Pregnant at the Office: The First Trimester
You feel like crap *and* you’re bursting with excitement *and* you want to hide it for 40+ hours a week. Does this sound like a day in your life?
Becky’s Birth Story
Becky’s #REALTALK birth stories.
After the Due Date: The 40+ Weeks Club
Your due date came and went and you’re still so very pregnant. CONGRATS! You’re now a card carrying member of the 40+ Weeks Club. Here’s what it’s like.