Labour Pain Management
There are so many options for managing labour pain, and for optimizing labour progress! You may be exhausted and tempted to stay in bed, but it is beneficial to get up and work with your body! Utilize your support person to
Pump up the Jam: A Breast Pump Guide
Breast Pumps. How do we feel about them? Just "super", right? Pumping has become so commonplace on social media and parenting blogs that most parents purchase their pump prior to even having their baby. Marketing companies have positioned the breast pump
5 Random (but helpful) Facts about…Labour & Delivery
Welcome back to my "5 Random Facts
I’m Not a Regular Mom…I’m a Step-Mom
Finding parental confidence in any form Confession time As a maternal healthcare provider and mom advocate, I am fearful to admit this. My career choices, first as a Labour and Delivery nurse and now as an IBCLC, have definitely not reflected my
‘Open Like a Flower’?
‘Every surge brings your baby closer’ ‘It’s not pain, it’s power’ These statements are all examples of positive birth affirmations. Affirmations are one method used for focus and pain management in labour. You know what also works for focus and pain management?
What to expect when you’re (not) expecting (Covid)
Having a baby in the time of Coronavirus: What you need to know, and what you should expect Pregnancy is a beautiful time. Your growing body and growing baby should be nourished and celebrated. While everyone will tell you to relax