Hamilton Doula Group Blog

Writing about baby life so you have things to read!

Surviving the Myths of Motherhood

If our vision of motherhood and the reality of parenting are too far apart we are at risk of postpartum depression and other peripartum mood disorders. 

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It Matters Who You Hire

Does it matter who you hire to encapsulate your placenta? You might find that not all placenta specialists are created equal.

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My Newborn Won’t Sleep

Is your newborn not sleeping? Find out when they might start sleeping through the night and what influences when and why.

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Let’s Get This Party Started!

Waiting to have a baby is the worst so here are some things you can do at the end of pregnancy to make it easier for your body to go into labour on its own.

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Don’t Hire A Doula

"You don't need one. I'll be your doula," said the husband of a former client. They were lying in bed, late at night, dreaming and planning for the birth of their second baby when the pregnant woman made a mental note that she'd need to call the doula in the morning....

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Camping With A Newborn?

You can already hear the wind in the trees. You’re body relaxes just thinking about it. But, there is just one problem: You’re having a baby any day now!

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All About Your Bishop Score

If only there was a way to assess whether you might have a baby sooner or later! Wait, there is! It’s called the Bishop Score.

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Doulas Are For Surrogacy

A doula can provide a particular type of support that your partner, Intended Parents and medical care providers are unable to provide making them an important addition to the surrogate’s birth team.

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Top 10 Best Walks In Hamilton

Stroller friendly, toddler friendly and pregnant waddle friendly, these are the 10 best walks for pregnant people and new parents in Hamilton!

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Love Deepens

When a new contraction started, he would fold me into his arms and we would sway back and forth, slow dancing through the pain.

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