The Mama Coach Prenatal Class

Why take our prenatal class? First of all, congratulations on your Pregnancy!  This is such an exciting time, but it can also be riddled with lots of questions and even…

Vaginal Discharge During Pregnancy

As we know pregnancy is filled with changes and your vaginal discharge follows suit.  During pregnancy, normal vaginal discharge is called leukorrhea. It is described as a thin, milky substance…

Staples Vs. Sutures: Does it Matter?

Talking about cesarean sections can be a bit scary for some. It’s considered major abdominal surgery and ends up as a longer recovery for mama. And as you may have…

The Umbilical Cord and How to Care For It

The umbilical cord…that magical cord that kept your baby nourished and growing during pregnancy is now cut after delivery and the stump has a yellow or white plastic clamp attached…

Anxiety and Pregnancy

Over the last 5 years, discussion over postpartum depression and anxiety has been prevalent among many celebrities. This has lessened the stigma surrounding PPD and anxiety and allowed for moms…

Shingles in Pregnancy: What are the Signs?

When we are pregnant, we naturally worry about being around people who are sick. Protection mode sets in early! One disease you may come across is shingles. The cause for…

Meconium in Labour: What is it?

What’s meconium?!  It is a fancy name for babies’ first poop! Meconium is dark greenish black in colour, it is thick and sticky in consistency…really best way to describe it…

How Can Stress Affect Your Pregnancy?

Humans are designed to sustain stressful events. You may have heard the phrase “you’re stronger than you think you are” used when you are about to undergo a stressful life…