Hamilton Doula Group Blog

Writing about baby life so you have things to read!

Burping Baby Is For Suckers!

What is happening when you burp a baby and do you even need to do it? A doula looks at the evidence and makes a bold statement.

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Confession: I’m a Doula And I Failed At Breastfeeding

You cannot imagine the shame you feel when you are a doula and your baby is admitted to hospital for failure to thrive due to inadequate food intake.  I teach women to breastfeed for a living! But, I was a breastfeeding failure. I failed myself and it put my son in...

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A Watched Giraffe Never Births

If you haven't heard of April the pregnant giraffe you might have been on the moon. And if you have been home and have heard about her you probably watched some footage of the animal pacing her stall hoping to catch a glimpse of a giraffe giving birth. Live feeds from...

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Where Is The IKEA Doula?

IKEA furniture is designed to ruin friendships, wreck marriages, give you blisters and make you cry. If I’d had an IKEA doula, though, my gently used, slightly beaten up Expedit shelf would be standing right now.

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You Should Have A Salty Bottom!

The day after I had my first son my vagina felt like it had been stretched over a garbage bin like a too small grocery sack. It was sore. Here’s a tip to help you heal better.

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Sometimes We Just Talk

Sometimes the best thing a new mother can have is someone she can talk to, who listens without judgement, whose only focus is on helping her succeed on her terms.

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Look Inside The Womb

Moms in Hamilton, Halton, Niagara and Brant – Have you ever wondered what your baby looks like inside your pregnant belly?

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Recipe Time: Cheesecake Snack Bites

Ever have one of those moments when you want something sweet and decadent but you don’t want to tackle an entire cake? This snack is the perfect solution.

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