Skin to Skin During Cesarean

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…

COVID-19 and Pregnancy

Pregnancy and motherhood can sometimes feel challenging. During a pandemic, it can be overwhelming! With so much information, it’s hard to know what’s what. As Registered Nurses, we are committed…

More Than Sleep Episode 13: Twins and Sleep

Welcome to More Than Sleep With The Mama Coach! This is a no judgement zone where we cover all things motherhood. From Pregnancy to breastfeeding, sleep and everything in between-…

Work…One Year Later!

One year later and it’s not just the kids who struggle with the transition back to work.  It’s hard on the whole family, especially the mama!  Returning to work is…

The Science Behind Milk Coming in

After years of working in L&D, I’ve assisted many mamas with their baby’s first latch to the breast. Many first time mamas have questions or worries. Things like “I don’t…

Does My Baby Need Water When It’s Hot?

With summer in full swing, we are currently experiencing some of our hottest temperatures of the year. A common concern for parents is whether their baby is staying well hydrated…

Coping With a Newborn in NICU

Having your precious baby in NICU is not something you pictured as part of your story. As a mom, getting discharged from postpartum can be so stressful because you are…

How you feed your baby is YOUR choice!

Nursing in public is a hot topic. There are many social media posts about flash mobs of breastfeeding women, or women who have been patronized for nursing uncovered in public. There’s also…

Posterior Tongue Ties

What is a Tongue Tie? Medically it is called Ankyloglossia. The Canadian Pediatric Society describes it as a relatively common congenital anomaly which is characterized by an abnormally short lingual…