Pregnancy at any stage can feel like the longest marathon of your life. Especially if this baby was long ago planned and greatly anticipated! Oh, and did I mention, ESPECIALLY if you are practicing physical (social) distancing right now. Work, social activities, the gym, even shopping were great distraction tactics before COVID-19, but now you…Read More
These last few days have been overwhelming — so much is changing and it’s happening quickly. How have you been doing? We have so many thoughts and feelings about it all… It’s spring break here in Ontario, Canada. Typically our kids have 1 week off, but the social distancing guidelines have upped that to 3.…Read More
Congratulations to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex on the arrival of their baby boy Archie! Much speculation has been circulating about Meghan Markle’s birth, and this definitly has the doula world abuzz! Many are hoping that this coverage will shed some more light on midwives and doulas and make them a more frequent choice…Read More
The team at Mountain Momma Collective Ltd. aims to meet the needs of the communities we serve. Over the years we have tried different packages and services to see what works best. For example, we have seen the need for perinatal mental health support in Simcoe, Grey and Bruce Counties. We now have 2 counsellors…Read More
If you can survive the battle you war with yourself, you can survive anything.
March is Endometriosis awareness month and I wanted to share my story in hopes that the 10% of women living with endo would feel supported and encouraged. There is a lot of misinformation out there about this condition which only hinders awareness and research efforts. Please join me in sharing the truth about endometriosis, and maybe even sharing your story!
This is mine. “
Breastfeeding definitely gives parents a certain element of freedom around the holidays. But that isn’t to say your little nursling won’t bring about other challenges while you’re visiting your family this season. (But really, we all know who’s actually causing most of those problems. Ahem, Aunt Janet...)
Bath soaks are great for much more than just relaxation. Of course, a soothing salt bath is great for that too, but the benefits go well beyond a way to decompress at the end of a stressful day. Benefits of bath soaks include: Stress relief Reducing muscle aches Improving circulation Headache relief Speeding up wound…Read More
Being a mom can sometimes get a bit lonely. A great way to connect with others is to get active and get out of the house through group fitness.