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Dream Feed

Sleep is the hottest commodity for new parents in the early days after bringing your baby home. A newborn feed every one to three hours for the first month of life depending on if you are breastfeeding or bottle feeding, which doesn’t leave much time for mom and dad...

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Baby Acne

We have all been conditioned to think of acne as a puberty condition, however, your newborn now seems to be covered in tiny bumps! This usually begins around 2 or 3 weeks of age and affect 20 to 40 percent of all newborns – but your little one is not bothered at all,...

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Why Hire a Night Nurse?

Why Hire a Night Nurse?

When you look down at the little bundle in your arms, what do you feel? Inexplainable joy? Probably. Insurmountably overwhelmed? More than likely. The first few weeks at home with a newborn can be stressful, sleep-depriving, and may negatively impact your mental and...

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Support & Wisdom of Birth & Postpartum Doulas

Support & Wisdom of Birth & Postpartum Doulas

The role of a Doula can be compared to a best friend (a knowledgeable one) attending all the phases of pregnancy and postpartum with you. The comfort of a Doula during pregnancy and after your child’s birth provides that experienced support and shared care families...

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From One New Mom to Another

From One New Mom to Another

The best advice I was given about preparing a birth plan was to throw the plan out the window once labour begins. You can’t predict what will happen and feeling stressed when things don’t go exactly how you’d expected is the last thing you need at that time. There are...

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Bottle or Breast: Fed Is Best

Bottle or Breast: Fed Is Best

For the last 30 or so years, we have all heard that breastfeeding is the best way to ensure your baby is getting all their nutrients and the most out of their feedings. However, what we do not hear in popular media is that there is a good chance that your milk may not...

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Common Car Seat Questions

Common Car Seat Questions

As a new parent, one of the first hurdles you cross after giving birth is transporting your newborn home from the hospital. It is the law that all babies be in safety approved car seats whenever they are in a car. If you do not have a car, it is still recommended that...

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Doula vs. Midwife: Must You Choose?

Doula vs. Midwife: Must You Choose?

Doulas and midwives are both professionals who assist with childbirth and women’s reproductive health.  A doula provides support to the mother before, during, and shortly after childbirth, but does not deliver the baby. A midwife may offer gynecological examinations,...

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Is My Baby Cranky or Colicky?

Is My Baby Cranky or Colicky?

As a new parent, you are already exhausted trying to figure out sleep and feeding schedules, but add to that a perpetually cranky baby? In the back of your mind, you may have the word “colic” floating around, but do you know what is actually happening or how to deal?...

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Who is a Midwife?

Who is a Midwife?

Midwives are qualified registered professionals who offer a high quality of complete care during pregnancy and who is more like your OB or doctor. Their service includes diagnostic tests, bloodwork, detects complications, address concerns, help mothers with preventive...

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IMPROVING PERINATAL OUTCOMES

The American College of Nurse-Midwives, American College of OBGYNs, and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine all endorse doulas as one of the most effective methods of improving perinatal outcomes. Doulas are an underutilized resource for improving perinatal outcomes without any risk of harm.

Denver Health Foundation

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