The Hamilton Family Doulas Blog

Writing stuff about the having babies life so you have things to read!

Birth Trauma

What you need to know about birth trauma, how it happens and how to reduce your chances of experiencing it.

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6 Tips For Buying Nursing Bras

Learn how and when to buy bras in pregnancy in this complete guide for how to buy a nursing bra including great tips from a bra specialist.

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What Happens At A Pelvic Physio Assessment?

Welcome to Part 2 of our two-part series on Pelvic Physiotherapy. We asked Kate Jones of Hamilton's Nest Physio to help us understand a little more about what happens during a pelvic physiotherapy. We know that pelvic floor health is important to postpartum recovery....

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Mastitis: What You Need to Know About This Serious Infection

Some infections come and go. A cold requires patience. Most ear infections in babies are no longer medicated. Plugged ducts  benefit from a warm compress and massage. Mastitis, though? You can't just nurse your way through that one. Mastitis is a serious...

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A Night In The Life Of A Night Doula

Have you ever wondered what goes on at night when a night doula works with a family? Read on to find out what a typical night of doula support looks like.

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Newborn A Noisy Sleeper? Sleep Longer At Night

Babies make noise when they sleep.  I think a lot of first time parents are really shocked by this. Is your baby a noisy sleeper? Are you eager for a baby who can sleep longer at night? We use the phrase "sleep like a baby" to mean a long, deep and peaceful sleep but...

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