The Hamilton Family Doulas BlogWriting stuff about the having babies life so you have things to read!
Pacifiers get a bad rap but when used correctly they can be a fantastic tool to promote calm for a baby.
Baking in childbirth as a labour coping technique? It’s a time honoured tradition when you make a Groaning Cake.
Mom drinking memes are a cute job that mask a serious problem. Let’s look at what moms really need when they reach for the wine.
You know what a meme is right? It’s a small, simple slice of entertainment or information. But nothing about birth and parenting is simple.
What you need to know about birth trauma, how it happens and how to reduce your chances of experiencing it.
These newborn sleep hacks will set you up for better baby sleep right from the start.
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.
Becoming a new parent doesn’t suck but it is hard. Let’s examine what resilience is and how to get more of it to be a better parent.
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....
Is peeing a little when you sneeze or jump normal after a baby? Is there anything you can do about it? Find out more with Kate Jones from Nest Physio.
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...
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.
Everyone has a few words of advice for a new parent but while that advice is meant kindly, it doesn’t always actually help.
Reduced birth facilities, suburban sprawl and increasing population mean some family will have to travel farther for fewer safe options for birth.
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...