Your Newborn Baby’s Sleep: What You Need to Know

For most new parents, feeding becomes the first major area of focus as it is essential to their baby's growth and overall development. (If you’re breastfeeding, check out this article on how to overcome some common struggles). Once feeding has been mastered, the next big hurdle parents face is sleep. Or lack therof. If you're … Continue reading Your Newborn Baby’s Sleep: What You Need to Know

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Essential “Non-Essential” Items for Your Newborn

As a mom-to-be you often get bombarded with information on what you need and it can be overwhelming to try and decide what's important- especially when you start considering non-essential items (i.e. things that aren't meeting a direct need for warmth, food, safe sleep and a clean bum let's say) that cost a lot of … Continue reading Essential “Non-Essential” Items for Your Newborn

The Pregnancy You Never Hear About: What It’s Like to Experience a Miscarriage

While I've wanted to talk about this for a long time, the thought of doing so also terrified me. I was afraid if I verbalized my previous loss while I was pregnant, it would somehow jinx the baby I was carrying and something terrible would happen. Crazy, I know, but it's just one of those … Continue reading The Pregnancy You Never Hear About: What It’s Like to Experience a Miscarriage

The Final Frontier: A First-Time Mom’s Labour and Delivery Tale

In case you were wondering, yes, the final frontier is a euphemism for my vagina. **WARNING: For anyone delivering within the next two months do yourself a favour and scroll past this blog post. Ignorance is bliss at this point. I think. Chapter 1: And so it begins Once I hit 39 weeks, I started … Continue reading The Final Frontier: A First-Time Mom’s Labour and Delivery Tale

What I Look Forward to Most About Not Being Pregnant

I'll be the first to admit I'm not one of those people that particularly love being pregnant. The end result obviously makes it all worthwhile and I wouldn't trade feeling my little guy move in my belly for literally anything, but just about everything else that comes along with pregnancy I would happily do without. … Continue reading What I Look Forward to Most About Not Being Pregnant