Category Archives: Childbearing Society Newsletter

Winter Newsletter Editorial: Twins- Double your Fun!

Winter Newsletter Editorial: Twins- Double your Fun!

by Stephanie Ondrack   Double your pleasure, double your fun! But also sometimes double the feeding challenges, the tears, the health concerns, and the all-nighters. Every aspect of having a new baby is multiplied with twins, from the good to the bad, the exhausting to the exalting. Generally speaking, the learning curve is steeper, and… Continue Reading

Wouldn’t Change a Thing

By Jessica Lin On October 10th, I went into my obstetrician’s office at 12:00pm for a membrane sweep (I was 37 weeks and 4 days and my obstetrician wanted to induce by 38 weeks). When my obstetrician did the cervical check, I was already 4cm dilated but I didn’t feel any contractions. She did the membrane… Continue Reading

Keeping Twin Birth Normal

by Jennifer Landels   I didn’t find out I was having twins until thirty-six weeks into my pregnancy. How on earth could I not know until then?   Well, it was my second pregnancy, so the extra tiredness and nausea I put down to the work of keeping up with a three-year-old. I measured bang-on… Continue Reading

It Gets Better

It Gets Better

By Jennifer Landels   When I found out, at 36 weeks of pregnancy, that I was having twins, I burst into tears.   They were not tears of joy. Not only did I have to throw my carefully planned homebirth out the window, I was gripped by fear. I already had a three-year-old, and knew how much… Continue Reading

Bringing Home Twins!

By Katy Thomson Coming home from the hospital is a big moment for all of you. For your babies, it is the start of their relationship with a place and people that will become increasingly theirs to explore, enjoy and bond with. For you, it is the start of your independent life as a family… Continue Reading

PINECONE PARENTING

Looking for an attachment-based parenting class? Pinecone Parenting presents Smoothing out the Struggles: Practical & Useful Tips to Make Parenting More Enjoyable for Everyone Coming to our Commercial Street location Monday December 4th & 18th 7 – 9pm. Visit our website for details. Continue Reading

Autumn Newsletter Editorial: Mama Care

Autumn Newsletter Editorial: Mama Care

Mothering the Mother After Baby Arrives By Stephanie Ondrack Many of us spend our entire pregnancy anticipating the upcoming birth of our baby, but somehow our vision fades out there—right after the birth itself. Once we’ve come through this experience, we often find ourselves the shell-shocked guardians of a new baby, one who is with us… Continue Reading

Milk Supply

Milk Supply

By Dr Stephanie Peltz, ND   Are you interested in breastfeeding? Did you know that learning to breastfeed is a joy for some, but an uphill climb for others? Did you know that it doesn’t come ‘naturally’ for the majority of women? I advise my patients that it can take up to six weeks for… Continue Reading

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