☀️ 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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Diaper Bag Essentials ❤️⠀ Back when my son was a baby, I used a bag from Lululemon. It had compartments, easy to clean fabric and it wasn’t too big. When choosing a diaper bag, you want one that works for you and your lifestyle. I know a lot of Mamas like the backpack style. You…

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Nutrition in pregnancy. It can be confusing to know how much you should be eating. Remember the old saying: “You’re eating for 2”. It’s not true. You aren’t eating for 2, you are eating for 1, yourself, and your baby gets the nutrients from that.⠀ A few things to keep in mind:⠀ Some Mamas will…

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Today marks MamaBear Holistic Care’s 1st Birthday 💙 MamaBear was created to help support Mamas-to-be and new Mamas adjust to their new role. It’s vital, now more than ever, that new Mamas get the support they need in order for both her and her baby to thrive. Babies don’t stop coming because of a Pandemic.…

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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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In light of the Coronavirus, it is now more important than ever that mamas-to-be get proper and reliable information about what to expect and how to best prepare. Are you expecting in 2020? Here are some common questions expecting Mamas have about Prenatal classes:⠀ Who should take a Prenatal class? When should I take a…

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Breastfeeding. It can be a very triggering word. If you don’t breastfeed, then you’re judged. If you breastfeeding for over a year, you’re judged. You can’t win. There’s so much societal pressure placed on Mamas! It’s amazing how much weight there is in a word. For some breastfeeding is the best part of their journey…

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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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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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Let’s talk pumping. I know that it can be confusing to know when/why to start and for how long? Common questions Mamas have: When should I start pumping? Why should I pump? How long should I pump for? Do I need to pump? You should start pumping if: Your baby’s weight loss is close to…

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