Tag Archives: postpartum

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

Postpartum Lessons from a Cat

By Stephanie Ondrack As many of you know, I foster cats for an animal shelter. Usually I get pregnant cats, whom I care for during pregnancy, birth, and kittenhood, until the whole family is ready to wean and become eligible for adoption. But due to the current forest fires raging through BC, the shelter has… Continue Reading

Ask Childbearing: What can I do to prepare?

Ask Childbearing: What can I do to prepare?

by Stephanie Ondrack Q: What can I do to prepare for the first couple weeks after baby is born? A: Even though we spend the majority of a year growing baby, and even though we spend lots of time planning, anticipating, or merely imagining, somehow baby’s arrival still often comes as an abrupt shock.  … Continue Reading

Introducing Postpartum Partner Group

We have heard from several dads and partners that they would enjoy time to meet, grab a coffee, and compare notes with some other new dads and partners. So, we are unofficially offering a casual weekly meet-up. New parents, dads, partners are welcome to meet up during our postpartum classes. While the new mothers are… Continue Reading

Diastasis Recti Abdominis

By Kerry Longia   It would be hard to dispute that the human body changes in many ways during pregnancy. Most of the changes happen for reasons of a biological nature, and are an expected and often welcomed part of the process of bearing a child.   There is a category of changes that are… Continue Reading

5 Tips For Postpartum Nutrition

by Carley Mendes You’re well aware that your new addition has robbed you of a full nights sleep, but did you know that pregnancy and breastfeeding could also seriously rob your body’s nutrient stores? After pregnancy, you are more susceptible to anaemia, osteopenia, fatigue and depression. A balanced postnatal diet is crucial for your health. During… Continue Reading

The Postpartum Exercise Green Light

By Lori Shenher Congratulations on your new – or not so new – addition to the family! Like most women who’ve recently given birth, you may have questions about what activities are okay and which should be approached with caution. Aside from a few words of caution below, you are free to get back to… Continue Reading

Healthy Spines for Happy Moms

Pregnancy and childbirth is a natural process with many exciting changes from conception until the birth of your newborn. Postpartum, your body continues to adapt to support your infant. Though natural, these changes can cause pain and strain on your body, and in some cases, chiropractic care can ease the physical stresses during your pregnancy,… Continue Reading

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