☀️ Let’s talk about staying hydrated during hot Summer days ☀️ Most of us do a very poor job of drinking enough water on a normal day, let alone on a hot day. Being dehydrated can especially impact pregnant and breastfeeding Mamas. Why? For pregnant Mamas, being dehydrated can cause you to feel tightenings or…

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☀️ Car Seat safety and Summer ☀️⠀ Did you know that:⠀ ⠀ ➡️ within 20 min the temperature in a previously air-conditioned car can exceed 50ºC⠀ ➡️ within 40 min the temperature can get up to 65.5 ºC⠀ Read below as I share some safety tips on how to keep your baby/child cool and safe…

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What is a lovie? A lovie is a stuffy or blanket that your child uses to give them comfort ❤️⠀ When is it safe to introduce a lovie?⠀ When they are able to roll over. This way if the lovie ends up covering their face, they have the strength to push it off of themselves.⠀…

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A few months ago I saw a post on Facebook about giving our kids a mental break. The Mama shared that her son had had a rough day at school and they were talking and she could see that his eyes were pleading with her to just stop. She was questioning him and trying to…

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When people hear about CPR, AED’s and First Aid, they get very overwhelmed. They think it’s very complicated and are worried about messing up or forgetting what to do. ⠀ Here’s the thing, they have international committees that review the information and techniques every 5 years. They do this to ensure the information and techniques…

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Mamas, did you know…⠀ Every year, 35,000 cardiac arrests occur in Canada. Choking is the 4th leading cause of unintentional death in children under the age of 5.⠀ Choking is responsible for almost 40% of unintentional injuries in infants under the age of one.⠀ The most common cause of nonfatal choking in young children is…

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Being a new parent is hard under normal circumstances but now with this Pandemic, it’s even more difficult, scary and isolating. With us all self-isolating, the risk of Postpartum Depression increases No more visits to meet the newborn No more grandparents snuggling the baby No baby showers no one helping with laundry, dinner Even though…

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This is the face of someone who struggled with PPD. Just like this picture, I looked put together, but on the inside I was dying. I struggled hard. Except for my husband, no one else knew how hard it was for me. ⠀ I would sit in the bathroom and just sob (more like a…

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Pregnancy and the Coronavirus. I know that many of you pregnant Mamas are scared right now. So many questions: Can I still deliver in the hospital? Is it safe for me to deliver in the hospital? Will I transmit this to my baby? Is it safe for me to breastfeed? Here’s a great article from…

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Coronavirus It’s all anyone can talk about. I know there’s a lot of misinformation out there and a lot of it contradicting one another. People are hoarding toilet paper, the shelves in the cleaning supplies section of stores are empty, people are beating each other up for toilet paper. It’s ridiculous! A friend of mine…

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