Postpartum

Give the gift of Brood

Give the gift of Brood

As a parent and caregiver myself, I know what the most valuable gift is for a new family. Spoiler alert: it’s not the tiny little onesies, classic books or soothing stuffies. Don’t get me wrong, I loved those too, but the most valuable gift I received when I was pregnant and postpartum, was the gift of support.

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What’s the Formula? A Practical Guide to Navigating the World of Baby Formula

What’s the Formula? A Practical Guide to Navigating the World of Baby Formula

Welcome to the world of baby formula – a topic that might seem overwhelming at first glance. If you’re a parent-to-be or someone interested in or needing to formula feed, we’re here to break it down for you. Let’s dive into the facts about baby formula, decode things like the ‘Gold’ and ‘Gentle’ labels, and compare North American and European brands and pricing.

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Baby on Board: Navigating The Finances of Parenthood

Baby on Board: Navigating The Finances of Parenthood

Plan for parental leave – If you are eligible for employment insurance, you may be entitled for up to 78 weeks of parental leave. You can find more details about this program on the CRA website here. Also ensure you determine your employer’s parental leave policy and plan how you will financially manage the time off. You may be eligible for a top up which can supplement your income during this time.

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Postpartum Nutrition and the New Parent

Postpartum Nutrition and the New Parent

Postpartum nutrition looks different for everyone, but something you may consider is “am I eating enough?”. During the postpartum period, you have increased nutrient demands due to factors such as tissue repair, hormonal changes, and for some folks nursing.

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Recipes to Support You in the 4th Trimester

Recipes to Support You in the 4th Trimester

Meal planning, food prep and cooking. Whether you enjoy these weekly chores or not, we all have to decide what to eat in the week and make the necessary arrangements to feed ourselves. Some of us find peace in the schedule, some of us feel restricted and some just find the whole process stressful!

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The Rhythm of Life in the 4th Trimester

The Rhythm of Life in the 4th Trimester

Bringing a newborn into the world is an awe-inspiring experience, filled with joy, wonder, and most often, a life changing transition into parenthood (cue a learning curve like no other, and a few other twists and turns). As parents, we eagerly await the arrival of our little ones, preparing for the adventure that lies ahead. But amidst the excitement, there is also a period of adjustment, both for the baby and for us.

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When Motherhood & Doula Practices Collide

When Motherhood & Doula Practices Collide

Many people are drawn to becoming doulas after experiencing pregnancy, birth, and postpartum as a parent or birthing person themselves. The care they received, or in some cases, the lack of care, can inspire them to be part of the change they want to see. While it’s not necessary to be a parent to be a great caregiver, these experiences can shape a doula’s approach and bring a unique perspective.

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