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What Matters Most

Firstly Happy New Year to all the beautiful mamas who have joined my community, I hope your pregnancy is being kind to you or alternatively, I hope you have had a wonderful birthing experience. Here I sit in the lodge, watching my family ski while contemplating the...
Fear and Anxiety

Fear and Anxiety

The research shows us that 10% of pregnant women suffer from “intense” fear around childbirth. A large portion of the population suffer from stress, not just around their birth but in everyday life, and this can affect the next 9 months of  your pregnancy. You may be...
Mindfulness To Me…

Mindfulness To Me…

Being aware and responsive to everything that surrounds us. The more aware we are of our thoughts and how these thoughts control our emotions and our behavior, the easier it is too self reflect and grow. I aim to find the beauty in all things, even if it is difficult....
Definition of Mindfulness

Definition of Mindfulness

I spent days reading about mindfulness and the different techniques I could try. Only when I read Thich Nhat Hanh’s The Miracle of Mindfulness did I feel ready to start. This book revealed to me what mindfulness and meditation truly are: “a serene encounter with...
Mindful Eating

Mindful Eating

Eating mindfully may seem simple, but due to our current state of “rushing” it seems we are “rushing” our meals to get to the next thing! Once we slow our eating down, we become more mindful of the flavour and texture of our food and how long...
Exclusive Breastfeeding for 6 Months

Exclusive Breastfeeding for 6 Months

Breastfeeding and human milk are the normative standards for infant feeding and nutrition. Given the documented short- and long-term medical and neurodevelopmental advantages of breastfeeding, infant nutrition should be considered a public health issue and not only a...
Mother Earth

Mother Earth

The last few years, you have been one busy woman, working, exercising, socializing, renovating, trying to get pregnant, training a new puppy, making sure the extended family is happy! Phew it’s exhausting, but we are all doing it, right? Whatever your days were filled...
Human Milk Oligosaccarides

Human Milk Oligosaccarides

I have taken the following facts from a paper that was published in the New York Times, based on the article: Important Facts: Breastfeeding the Microbiome, by Ed Yong, July 22, 2016. Elements The 3rd most plentiful ingredient in human milk after lactose and fats, is...
Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding

Here are the 6 steps to help you achieve a better latch Firstly your baby should never be stressed when trying to put he or she to the breast. Babies do not like to be pushed or shoved onto the breast and as much as we think, “Oh I would never do that” when sleep...