March 13, 2018

It is very powerful to see a women take her pain into her own hands and make an informed choice to ease her suffering. Know the benefits and risks to make the BEST decision for you.

January 12, 2018

It's been a while since I last updated you all on my journey with ICP (Cholestasis of Pregnancy). If you haven't gotten a chance to read my first blog about this pregnancy condition, I suggest you do that first.  You can follow the link here to do so. 

I am now 34+5 wee...

December 16, 2017

You've heard the hype, and you want to know more information about consuming your placenta - well you've come to the right place!

What is placenta encapsulation? 

Well, it's a process where by a person steams, dehydrates, grinds and encapsulates your placenta for your co...

December 11, 2017

If you've been following along on my doula journey, you may know that I lost my dad quite suddenly in May of this year.  This will be the first Christmas without him, and to say the past month has been difficult is an understatement.  This may be an all-to familiar fee...

November 17, 2017

"...We stopped giving into the pressures put in place by every grandparent and mom group out there and started listening to the needs of our child."

October 16, 2017

Four days before my wedding day, I woke up franctically scratching my wrists and covered in a bumpy rash.  I called my midwife right away who suggested that I go to the hospital as soon as possible.  It was there that they did a serum bile acid test (a blood test to te...

September 30, 2017

Well, it's official - my baby isn't a baby anymore.  Charlie-May turned two yesterday and I'm having mixed feelings.  To say this milestone is an easy one would be a lie. Last night I spent 5 hours in a rocking chair with what what now feels like a broken tail bone and...

July 24, 2017

Baby wearing literally SAVED me during the first 12 months of Charlie's life.  Below, I've compiled a few reasons why you should wear your baby.  As a general rule of thumb, certain wraps take practise so always use assistance when learning how to properly and safely w...

July 13, 2017

For the past 8 years, I have been working passionately as a mental health and addictions worker.  I truly believed that I lived my life both professionally and personally, judgement free.  I empathized with, cared for and supported people who's values did not line up w...

May 8, 2017

"I was scared because of my own experiences, because of my own distorted thinking and because I was making assumptions based on her gender."

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