Breastfeeding Tips You Must Read Before Having Your Baby

8 SUper helpful breastfeeding tips to read before your baby is here

Breastfeeding is great for your baby, but it can be soooooo hard in the beginning! The best way to become successful at breastfeeding is to get ready for it way before your baby is here. Which is what the following breastfeeding tips are for! If you educate yourself before the baby is here, you can anticipate what breastfeeding is going to be like before you even start. It will ease your fears and enable you to get more information if you need it. That’s why I made up this list of the eight most important breastfeeding tips you have...

24 Tips for Breastfeeding That You Absolutely Cannot Miss

Get the 24 most important tips for breastfeeding! Don't start breastfeeding before you read this post.

Are you pregnant and planning on breastfeeding? Or are you planning on becoming pregnant soon and want to breastfeed? This post is for you because it will give you great tips for breastfeeding! A lot of women prepare like crazy for their birth but are not at all prepared for when it’s time to take care of the baby. To be successful at breastfeeding, it’s better to educate yourself early on, so that there are no surprises along the way. You’d like to think that something as natural as breastfeeding would come totally naturally to all mothers. Unfortunately, that...

Planning For Your C-Section. A Detailed Birth Plan.

All about our C-section birth plan! Learn how to write your own plan for the big day. Written by a labour and delivery nurse.

This post is all about our birth plan for my upcoming C-section. I’m having a C-section due to the placement of my placenta, so although a lot of things are out of my control, I really want to be clear about our wishes for the surgery. Learn about my placenta and other fun facts about my pregnancy: My Pregnancy Journal: Week Twenty-Five I am a labour and delivery nurse and totally aware that having a plan does not necessarily mean everything on that plan will happen. It’s more a list of preferences if everything goes well. Some things might not...

8 Common Medical Terms When You’re Giving Birth

Isn't it frustrating when you hear doctors and nurses talking in medical terms and it seems like they're speaking another language? You deserve to know what they are talking about. This post will go over some common terms used, for you to be more involved in your own care, without having to get a medical degree.

Medical Terms: Learn the Lingo and Speak Like a Pro Isn’t it frustrating when you hear doctors and nurses speaking in medical terms and it seems like they are aliens speaking another language? It probably feels like they are speaking way over your head. I believe you deserve to know what they are talking about, especially when it involves your care. I will share the meaning of medical terms and lingo that birthing professionals often use while caring for pregnant and postpartum patients. Don’t hesitate to ask your own health care provider if you don’t understand something. Sometimes we,...

Skin-to-Skin: The One Place Your Baby Wants to be After Birth

Skin-to-Skin Contact My main focus with this platform is to inform and educate new parents about important practices regarding pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding and parenting. I believe if they have easy access to the important information, they can make informed decisions about their care. So, today I’d like to focus on a very important practice that for years was not very common. Recently, there has been an increased awareness on this simple practice that benefits both mothers and babies immensely. And that practice is skin-to-skin contact (SSC)! What is Skin-to-Skin Contact? It’s very simple, keep your baby close to you,...