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D is for Due date

We are celebrating our group prenatal class with the ABCs of prenatal classes. From A to Z let’s cover some common prenatal terms, D is for Due date, and what you can learn about them from our class. Imagine waiting for a day, it’s the day you are going to meet one of the most […]

C is for Contractions

We are celebrating our group prenatal class with the ABCs of prenatal classes. From A to Z let’s cover some common prenatal terms, C is for Contractions, and what you can learn about them from our class. Cookie monster might disagree with this one but contractions are the driving force behind birth so they are […]

B is for Breathing

We are celebrating our group prenatal class with the ABCs of prenatal classes. From A to Z let’s cover some common prenatal terms, B is for Breathing, and what you can learn about them from our class. In through your nose, out through your mouth. Sounds simple enough! When I hear about breath during labor […]

A is for Amniotic fluid

We are celebrating our group prenatal class with the ABCs of prenatal classes. From A to Z let’s cover some common prenatal terms, A is for Amniotic fluid and what you can learn about them from our class. Amniotic fluid is the liquid that your baby is swimming in! It is surrounded by two membranes […]

It’s summer!!

It’s summer in Montreal! The sun is out or it’s thunder-storming. Where can you go to cool off? Where can you walk with a sleeping baby in a stroller? Where can you take your older child to get out their energy? Here is a mishmash of places to go for Montreal families.

Oxytocin, A True Love Story. The Second Part.

Taking care of a newborn baby is notoriously challenging. Sleep deprivation, a seemingly never-ending cycle of feeding, diaper changes and bouncing, all while recovering from birth. And yet, in the middle of the night you may find yourself gazing at your baby, captivated by their wrinkly face and chubby hands, and bewitched by their sweet smell. […]

Oxytocin, A True Love Story.

Cultivator of oxytocin I wore a necklace of the hormone oxytocin to my wedding without realizing the integral role this molecule would have in my future. I was thrilled to adorn myself in the love hormone, celebrating our union in a nerdy way. I remember delving into the science behind oxytocin but skimming over its […]