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"My hands are small I know, but they're not yours - they are my own..." "And we are never broken... in the end, only kindness matters..." - these are some of the lyrics from Jewel's song "Hands". Watch the video here > 

     I am a mother, a wife, a daughter, a sister-i...

        Thai Massage, Acupressure, and Reiki have known benefits but how do they specifically benefit us in pregnancy? How about when the waves of labour begin to rise? Would you think they may be useful right into birthing?! And what about afterwards –...

PERINATAL MENTAL HEALTH (mental andemotional health during and after pregnancy)

3% of those in pregnancy have high blood pressure.

10% of those in pregnancy have gestational diabetes.

25% of those in pregnancyhave a mental health problem (depression, anxiety, other).

But t...

 

~ are you eating breakfast?

 

For every parent-to-be, the answer to this one seems to remain a mystery. For some it works, for some it doesn't. Of course you are encouraged to "break your night-time fast" but this can take longer with some than others.

 

 ~ are you eating...

Understand the potential issues: http://www.momjunction.com/articles/great-tips-to-improve-your-chances-of-getting-pregnant_0028/

 

Chart. Be aware of your cycle so that you can make the best use of your ovulatory time! I recommend the Justisse Healthworks method of char...

 

     In North America there are two models of care - Midwifery and Obstetrics. It could be argued that there is a third model - that of a family physician. But a family physician is either trained by a Certified Nurse-Midwife or an Obstetrician so their own model of c...

      AFFIRMATIONS can be used in pregnancy and birthing to reduce stress, reduce anxiety, reduce pain, release any lingering negativity, overcome fears, speed up labour, move into a calm and relaxed state of mind, become more conscious, avoid complications, heal from...

 

      Many women tell me that they have lost interest in sex during their pregnancy. This saddens me because feeling sexy is so very helpful during pregnancy and even during birthing! There are legitimate reasons why women lose interest in sex during the first trimest...

  1. What is your company’s target market, if you have one, and why?

  2. From your perspective, what is the single most important factor, tool, or key that helps a family/individual have a positive experience in pregnancy, birthing, and parenting?

  3. Are there ANY...

 

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