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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Preterm Labour: What you need to know

Preterm labour is of growing concern these days, even in Canada, and can lead to preterm birth.  In Ontario,  1 in 12 babies is born too early, which matches the national average.  Preterm babies often need extra care and usually require an extended hospital stay.  This depends on how early …

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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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