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Postpartum Recovery: What You Need to Know

Postpartum Recovery: What You Need to Know

Contributing guest blogger: Amy, Co-Owner of One Step Doula. Amy is a Doula, wife of a police officer and mother of four. She is passionate about informed and positive birthing experiences. Having assisted and been apart of over 30 births, Amy has been able to glean knowledge and experience that makes her a contender in the birthing field. She has one philosophy: you can plan all you want but babies come when they want, how they want. The best thing we can do is be informed, strategize and know our bodies were designed to do this. For more information about One Step...

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When to Consider Seeing a Lactation Consultant

When to Consider Seeing a Lactation Consultant

Contributing Blog Author: Robyn Price, RD, CBS    Robyn Price is a Registered Dietitian, Certified Breastfeeding Specialist and mother of two. Robyn graduated with two degrees in Nutrition and in Physiology and Pharmacology from the University of Saskatchewan, and currently operates her private practice online Canada-wide. She centers her practice on educating and empowering mothers in nourishing themselves and their baby and reaching their breastfeeding goals. Follow Robyn on Instagram for free information, tips, and recipes for mothers and breastfeeding supporters! @breastfeeding.dietitian   When you’re breastfeeding, sometimes you run into issues. Knowing when the time calls for one-on-one help will ensure...

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5 Things That Might Surprise You About Breastfeeding

5 Things That Might Surprise You About Breastfeeding

Contributing Blog Author: Robyn Price, RD, CBS Robyn Price is a Registered Dietitian, Certified Breastfeeding Specialist and mother of two. Robyn graduated with two degrees in Nutrition and in Physiology and Pharmacology from the University of Saskatchewan, and currently operates her private practice online Canada-wide. She centers her practice on educating and empowering mothers in nourishing themselves and their baby and reaching their breastfeeding goals. Follow Robyn on Instagram for free information, tips, and recipes for mothers and breastfeeding supporters! @breastfeeding.dietitian 1. IT IS DIFFERENT WITH EVERY BABY Yes, every baby is different, but it’s more than just that because breastfeeding...

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5 Awesome Nursing Pillows

5 Awesome Nursing Pillows

Can anyone relate to having their "nursing spot on the couch?" Along side a perfect nursing set up? This includes a nursing pillow, water on the table, a snack platter and remote control by your side? We don't know about you, but there have been many a times during the newborn period where we spent hours on the couch (binge watching Netflix of course) during cluster feeds.  What saved us? An AWESOME nursing pillow. A good nursing pillow can support your baby’s head and neck while reducing stress from your own neck, back and arms (no hunch back here)! Depending...

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Benefits of Breastfeeding for Mom and Baby

Benefits of Breastfeeding for Mom and Baby

For many first time moms, breastfeeding can be an overwhelming experience. And although it has its challenges, it is also incredibly rewarding and beneficial for both mom and baby. 

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