So you had a baby, what comes next?

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So much attention is given to becoming and being pregnant, a portion of attention is given to your birth and very little real attention is given to the expectation of your post partum experience.  The truth is, there is  not a whole lot that can anyone can say that will ever prepare you for what […]

Shoulda, Coulda, Woulda

Words hold so much power and we have all felt the effect of their power at some point in time but do we always remember that the words we say hold the same amount of force as the ones we listen too. For a new mama, words can make or break their day.   Three words […]

#BeKindtoYourMind

…There is no shame to you as a mother for needing time to get to know and love your baby…

Mothering Myself

As a Doula, it is both necessary and honourable to ‘mother the mother’. What does this even mean? you might ask, well, it means that while a woman is super-heroing like a boss, labouring and delivering her latest addition, I look after her, I nurture her, I accept her without condition, I support her, I […]

Feeding from My Breasts

A couple of weeks ago; a friend of mine, that happens to be an absolute gem of a human being, gave birth for the first time to a beautiful baby girl.  Neither her pregnancy or her birth went according to her desired plan and she was now getting all sorts of varying advice about breastfeeding […]