Skin to Skin During Cesarian

Skin to skin or Kangaroo Care refers to placing your baby’s naked belly on your bare chest with their head to the side. Typically a blanket is then placed on…

Flat Nipples and Breastfeeding

Breasts and nipples come in all different shapes and sizes and if you have never breastfed before, you might be wondering if the anatomy of your breast is going to…

What Is Rooting?

Have you ever been to the doctor and they hit you with a little hammer right below your knee cap just to see how far your leg would kick up?…

More Than Sleep Show: Cesarean Birth

Today is a very special episode of The More Than Sleep Show! I’ve had the opportunity to work with nursing students from the University of Calgary over the past term…

Surrogacy In Canada

Have you ever considered becoming a gestational carrier for another family looking to have children? This may seem like an overwhelming topic to think about if you have recently had…

What is Cervical Ripening?

Cervical ripening…yes this exists.  While many women go into spontaneous labour, some require some help to stimulate it.  Due to health reasons such as, a decrease in fetal weight gain,…

Lipase and Breastmilk

As a mother of two and a Mama Coach, I believe breastmilk is the optimal way to feed your baby in the first year of life and I do whatever…