Breastfeeding Tips and Tricks

Based on Public Health Canada’s “10 Valuable Tips for Successful Breastfeeding” Are You thinking of breast/chest feeding your baby?* Is your head pounding from all the breastfeeding advice from friends, family and coworkers? Take a deep breath and relax… 🤗 In this video, our own registered midwife, Heather, gives us …

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Tips for setting up a birth pool

Slipping into a birth pool filled with warm water in between contractions that are getting longer, stronger and closer together is usually followed by a deep sigh of relief. “Aaahhh…that feels good!” Warm water immersion is well known to be helpful in alleviating pain and stress during labour and birth. …

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Month

October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Month, which makes it a very special time for us here at Generations Midwifery. As much as we wish that every pregnancy and birth is the happiest time in a family’s life, the sad truth is that some don’t go as planned. Pregnancy and …

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World Breastfeeding Week: Working together for the common good

August 1-7 is World Breastfeeding Week (#WBW2017). The theme for World Breastfeeding Week is working together for the common good to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. One of ways that we can meet those goals is by ensuring that all parents have access to good quality information when deciding how to feed …

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Eat Your Veggies Day!

Did you know that today is Eat Your Veggies Day? We all know that vegetables are important to a healthy diet in general. Vegetables are especially valuable when pregnant. Knowing that doesn’t necessarily make it easy to consume enough.   Sometimes we need help understanding which nutrients are most important …

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