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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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A Little New Year Advice

A Little New Year Advice

This year was challenging, wasn’t it? I found it the hardest times I’ve ever had to live through. But I made it through.
This year I want to do more than live through challenges.

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Recipe Time: Easy Thai Slaw

Recipe Time: Easy Thai Slaw

Today’s Recipe Time recipe is a great protein and vegetable rich salad with lots of flavour that will provide you with food for a few days. It’s a bit spicy and the cilantro gives this salad a bright, fresh flavour profile.

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Slow Down After Baby

Slow Down After Baby

We seem to have forgotten that there are certain stark realities about the birthing body. New parents are healing from birth and we should nurture them the way they are learning to nurture their new child.

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I Don’t Care How You Want To Give Birth!

I Don’t Care How You Want To Give Birth!

If you tell me you want to have your baby in a certain way I’ll care very much about that and help you with that kind of birth. What I don’t care about is what I think about your way of giving birth.

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Only A Doula’s Son

Only A Doula’s Son

Well, we do tell them they can do anything!

“Should I make a cafe?”

“That might be an awesome thing to do when you are an adult!”

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