The Hamilton Family Doulas BlogWriting stuff about the having babies life so you have things to read!
You wouldn’t think the POTUS, Barack Obama, would be the person to turn to for good postpartum parenting advice. But he is!
Moms in Hamilton, Halton, Niagara and Brant – Have you ever wondered what your baby looks like inside your pregnant belly?
Ever had someone tell you how you should give birth to or feed your baby? Of course you have! And that sucks.
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.
Cuts and tears and repair? Oh my! I’m just going to come out an say it: your vagina might get injured during birth.
This International Breastfeeding Week we want to shout love and encouragement to those of you who breastfeed and the many ways you do it.
When people find out that I’m a doula they make one huge assumption about me: I only support people who are planning natural births. Wrong!
You’ve got extra watermelon and we’ve got the perfect, delicious way to use it up. It’s so yummy, if you don’t have any extra, you should just go buy a watermelon to make this.
I saw a picture of comedian Tig Notaro with her newborn twins. I rushed onto Google to find out more info. And then I stopped myself.
The future of birth in Hamilton is going to look very different. Hamilton Health Sciences has announced that it will be leaving the McMaster University Medical Centre site.
One of the joys of my job is to see people transform into parents. The world often forgets the journey of fathers, though.
The stark reality is that sometimes birth isn’t easy. Sometimes our bodies are not built to birth.
Fear ran through me: they’re going to make fun of my beautiful boy! But his face was so hopeful and excited!
Check out Leanne Palmerston, co-owner of Hamilton Family Doulas and a doula with over 10 years of experience as a doula in Hamilton, as she provides her best tips for managing your labour.
It seems like newborns never sleep. Until you have a toddler to chase after. Then it seems like all newborns ever do is sleep! The truth is somewhere in between and that’s not great news for most new mothers.