The Hamilton Family Doulas Blog

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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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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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Birth Feelings Are Messy

There are a lot of judgement and shame around birth choices in this world but your feelings about your birth are important, no matter what they are.

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