Twin to Twin transfusion: What is it?

Twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS) is a rare condition that may affect identical twins who share a common placenta (monochorionic twins). It is a condition in which the blood flows unequally…

The Perfect Name For Your Perfect Baby

First things first- a huge congrats! You are going to be a parent and that’s SO amazing. Your precious bundle of joy has already changed your life in more ways…

Peeing After Birth

Be glad you won’t have to file this under “things they didn’t tell me before giving birth”. If your reading this, your due date is probably fast approaching. Your bags…

Different Positions for Pushing

It’s Time to Push:  Different positions for pushing When you finally get to that 10 cm mark and you are told you can push- it feels so GOOD!! You can…

Oxytocin Inductions

The drip… As your due date approaches you may be envisioning the different ways your labour may go!  Your water might break and then you start contracting or maybe you…

What is IUGR in Pregnancy?

What is IUGR Intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) is when the unborn baby is smaller than expected and isn’t growing at a normal rate inside the womb.  Some people might think…

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…

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…