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CHILDBEARING NEWS Spring 2020

RENT OUR SPACE! Our cozy & comfortable studio space is available for rent when we’re not using it. Living-room like space, complete with carpets and couches, available for rent from 8am – 5pm, Tuesdays through Fridays, and occasional evenings and weekends. Approximately 600 square feet, includes comfortable seating around the perimeter, a small kitchen, a… Continue Reading

Eating and Drinking in Labour

Eating and Drinking in Labour

By Emma Mas Labour is often compared to running a marathon. Runners and labourers prepare physically and mentally for the event, most will experience pain or discomfort, they are encouraged by chants and cheers, and are rewarded with a great achievement. However, runners are encouraged to think wisely about what they eat to fuel and… Continue Reading

Winter 2019 Editorial: “Life Changing”

Winter 2019 Editorial: “Life Changing”

By Stephanie Ondrack The fact that becoming a parent changes one’s life is so obvious and cliché’d that it barely warrants repeating. However, repeat it we shall. Because regardless of all the ways you expect a baby to change your life, it will be more. More in all the challenging ways—more work, more crying, more… Continue Reading

ASK CHILDBEARING: I am going stir crazy!!

reposted from Dec 15 2016 Q: I am going stir crazy at home with my new baby. I find myself pacing in front of the window for an hour before my partner gets home from work. What can I do to alleviate this terrible monotony? A: Oh I know how that feels! I remember those… Continue Reading

Not Enough Hands!

By Kerry Longia reposted from April 1 2014  One thing I wasn’t expecting before having a baby was how much I would be using my hands and arms. The arms were a shelf for nursing, a cradle for rocking. The hands were swiping newborn poop and fiddling with tiny snappers. At some point, maybe around… Continue Reading

BABYWEARING For Healthy Spines and Happy Babies

by Dr. Stephanie Bonn reprinted from April 2014 There are many benefits of wearing our infants while we perform our daily activities especially the positive impact it has on the baby’s physical, emotional, social and neurological development. Car seats and their frequent misuse as carriers are known to cause postural strain to both the mother and… Continue Reading

Strengthening Partner Relationships After Baby

Strengthening Partner Relationships After Baby

By Alison Holland The quality of a relationship and the quality of parenting go hand in hand. As a therapist, wife, and mother of three young children I am often asked for advice from couples about to embark upon the journey of becoming parents or those adding to their families. I usually begin with, “In… Continue Reading

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