Tag: pregnancy

Find Everything You’ll Need At A Trade Show For Moms

| October 8, 2018 | 7 Comments
Find Everything You’ll Need At A Trade Show For Moms

Find Everything You’ll Need At A Trade Show For Moms Larger cities are a great place to be a parent and raise your family, with many resources and things to do in a bustling city’s many vibrant communities. No matter where you live, preparing for the arrival of a new baby can feel overwhelming at […]

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I Am One in Six: My Infertility Struggle (and Solution)

| July 2, 2018 | 4 Comments
I Am One in Six: My Infertility Struggle (and Solution)

I Am One in Six: My Infertility Struggle (and Solution) Nobody ever mentions infertility when you’re younger – sometimes even into early womanhood. It’s a natural assumption that when you’re ready to start a family, it will just happen. At least, that’s what I thought. The news of my infertility came as a devastating shock, […]

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How to Prevent Tearing During Childbirth

| September 6, 2017 | 10 Comments
How to Prevent Tearing During Childbirth

How to Prevent Tearing During Childbirth     One of the things I hear the most from women when we talk about labor, is the fear of tearing during childbirth. It is the not knowing how bad you will tear, the pain you might feel from it. I truly understand that fear. Almost 90% of […]

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5 Easy Ways to Sleep Peacefully During Late Pregnancy

| March 27, 2017 | 5 Comments
5 Easy Ways to Sleep Peacefully During Late Pregnancy

 5 Easy Ways to Sleep Peacefully during Late Pregnancy It is the last leg of your pregnancy, you are in your third trimester and coming in fast for the final stretch (pardon the pun). Pretty soon, you will be experiencing the happiness of being a parent first hand. You are so close that you think […]

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Three Out of the Box Nursery Ideas for New Moms on a Budget

| October 20, 2016 | 7 Comments
Three Out of the Box Nursery Ideas for New Moms on a Budget

Three Out of the Box Nursery Ideas for New Moms on a Budget As you count down toward your due date, preparing your home for a new baby might be the last thing on your mind. While we understand the need to baby-proof our homes, often over-looked is the importance of a safe, secure and […]

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5 Great Prenatal Fitness Options in Ottawa

| June 27, 2016 | 10 Comments
5 Great Prenatal Fitness Options in Ottawa

If you’re an expectant mom, you’ve likely heard that exercising throughout pregnancy can bring with it a host of benefits for both mom and baby: it can give you more energy, reduce your chance of developing gestational diabetes, help you stay more comfortable and pain free throughout your nine months, reduce stress and may help […]

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Essential Oils to Use During Pregnancy

| July 28, 2015 | 11 Comments
Essential Oils to Use During Pregnancy

Essential Oils to Use During Pregnancy Like all things you expose yourself to during pregnancy, you need to take care with essential oils. These oils have been used for aromatherapy for centuries, and have many beneficial effects on the body and mood, but at the same time you do not want to use any that […]

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5 Simple Exercises For Normal Delivery

| September 23, 2014 | 10 Comments
5 Simple Exercises For Normal Delivery

ElvisHuang / Foter / CC BY-NC-ND Most people objected to my decision of having a normal delivery of my second child, after a C-section for my firstborn. I was adamant. I wanted a healthy, normal delivery for my second child. The first pregnancy and delivery had been a tricky affair. However, it didn’t affect my […]

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How to Plan an Awesome Baby Shower

| February 25, 2014 | 15 Comments
How to Plan an Awesome Baby Shower

  It’s time to welcome a new baby to the world…and you get to host the baby shower! How do you start? First you daydream, and in that mulling it over stage you decide on a theme for the baby shower. There are so many terrific possibilities! Next, you begin the real planning. Once you […]

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10 Natural Ways to Recover Faster During the Postpartum Period

| February 18, 2014 | 5 Comments
10 Natural Ways to Recover Faster During the Postpartum Period

Natural Ways to Recover Faster During the Postpartum Period It seems that today in our society all of the focus is on pregnancy, and the time immediately following the birth of the baby. It is part of our culture to plan baby showers weeks in advance and plan a visit to come see the baby […]

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A Naturopathic Approach to Fertility and Pregnancy

A Naturopathic Approach to Fertility and Pregnancy

A Naturopathic Approach to Fertility and Pregnancy One day while discussing the topic of pregnancy a patient of mine said, “The ripeness of the fruit depends on the richness of the soil”. When I asked her what she meant she explained that in her culture pregnancy is described in terms of planting a seed in […]

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10 Things I Didn’t Love About Being Pregnant

| April 11, 2013 | 9 Comments
10 Things I Didn’t Love About Being Pregnant

  I recently wrote about what I loved about being pregnant. Now I want to share with you what I didn’t love… 1) Having to pee every 20 minutes. I drank lots of water so that I stayed hydrated, but drinking all of that water with a huge baby pressed on my bladder meant that […]

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Top 10 things I loved about being pregnant

| March 8, 2013 | 3 Comments
Top 10 things I loved about being pregnant

I absolutely loved being pregnant. I would try for a third, but there is usually a baby at the end of those nine to 10 months and well, to be honest, two is about all that I can handle at the moment. As the editor/co-founder of Oh Baby! Magazine I think a lot about pregnancy […]

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