The Hamilton Family Doulas BlogWriting stuff about the having babies life so you have things to read!
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!
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.
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.
Stroller friendly, toddler friendly and pregnant waddle friendly, these are the 10 best walks for pregnant people and new parents in Hamilton!
When a new contraction started, he would fold me into his arms and we would sway back and forth, slow dancing through the pain.
To new parents the first days home with baby are a little – or a lot – bewildering. Here is some helpful advice from a postpartum doula.
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.
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...
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...
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.
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.
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.
In light of the outcome of the 2016 US presidential election we wanted to say it again: love trumps hate.
We talk about puking. We talk about hemorrhoids. We talk about constipation. Now we need to talk about gagging in pregnancy!
Mothers see some crazy stuff in their baby’s diapers. Check out what we found in toddler diapers!