The Hamilton Family Doulas Blog

Writing stuff about the having babies life so you have things to read!
Look Inside The Womb

Look Inside The Womb

Moms in Hamilton, Halton, Niagara and Brant – Have you ever wondered what your baby looks like inside your pregnant belly?

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Recipe Time: Cheesecake Snack Bites

Recipe Time: Cheesecake Snack Bites

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.

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This Might Hurt

This Might Hurt

Cuts and tears and repair? Oh my! I’m just going to come out an say it: your vagina might get injured during birth.

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Breastfeed Your Way

Breastfeed Your Way

This International Breastfeeding Week we want to shout love and encouragement to those of you who breastfeed and the many ways you do it.

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Recipe Time: Water-Lemon Refresher

Recipe Time: Water-Lemon Refresher

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.

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But Where Will I Give Birth?!

But Where Will I Give Birth?!

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.

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Witnessing Fatherhood

Witnessing Fatherhood

One of the joys of my job is to see people transform into parents. The world often forgets the journey of fathers, though.

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Letting Go

Letting Go

Fear ran through me: they’re going to make fun of my beautiful boy! But his face was so hopeful and excited!

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A Doula’s Tips For Labour

A Doula’s Tips For Labour

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.

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Is It Selfish To Want To Sleep?

Is It Selfish To Want To Sleep?

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.

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