Early labour. A time full of emotions! You’re so excited that it's almost time to meet your baby, you’re now timing your contractions and they’re starting to form a pattern but what the heck is taking so long?Read More
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parenting with an ottawa touch.
I am a nurse so finding out the signs were obvious to me. I really felt like I had no connection with my daughter. I didn't even really want to hold her or anything, did the bare minimum...Read More
Last week I asked local mothers to share their stories of postpartum depression. I shared some of their stories in Part 1 but because there was such an overwhelming response of mothers who wanted to share their stories, I knew it would be a multi-part blog.
These women are brave & inspirational. Many of them said how much they hope that sharing their story will help new mothers not feel so alone. If you are suffering, please reach out! Talk to your care provider, friends or family.
Probably my favourite thing to talk about in prenatal classes!
BRAIN! The acronym that can help you feel comfortable when a decision needs to be made.
You have probably heard of the APGAR score but do you have any idea what it means, where it comes from and why it's an important tool? I've got you covered!Read More