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Elimination Communication

WHAT IS ELIMINATION COMMUNICATION? Elimination Communication (also known as EC, infant potty training, natural infant hygiene and diaper free) is the gentle, natural, non-coercive process of learning your baby’s potty cues and timing to help teach baby address his or her elimination needs. This practice makes conventional potty training unnecessary. EC might sound weird, but consider…

Guide to Breastfeeding Wellness

A Guide to Breastfeeding Wellness!

Breastfeeding. Some Moms make it look so easy, don’t they? It takes time and patience when it comes to breastfeeding and for a  new mom. It can be challenging and there is lots to learn! Here are some great tips on how to support yourself as a new mom learning the ins and outs of…

Postpartum Chia Pudding recipe

Mindful Mommy Chia Pudding Recipe

If you are expecting or have just given birth this is the perfect treat for you! This recipe is absolutely delicious, easy and quick! It is also packed with healthy fats and lots of protein! If you are trying to find some healthier options, this is yummy one!❤️ You can prepare this in the evening…

What to Eat During Pregnancy

What to Eat and What to Avoid During Pregnancy – Secrets Revealed!

Pregnancy is the most crucial time in a women’s life, and it makes a woman to go through several psychological, emotional and physical changes. However, women survive with these changes and make sure the well being of a baby by adopting healthy and best pregnancy diet plan. Pregnancy is the time of significant change with…

5 Essential Oils for Labor and Birth

5 Essential Oils to Use During Labour & Birth

Essential oils really have become an essential part of my doula journey.   Discovering which oils can help labour along has been such an interesting journey and had helped me in so many different ways, I don’t know what I would do without them . I actually was inspired to start using oils because of one…

Postpartum herbal sitz bath recipe

DIY Postpartum Herbal Sitz Bath Tea Bags – Mindful Mommy

Expecting mothers spend so much time preparing and getting ready for the baby that they forget about themselves and don’t realize how much their bodies will be affected by labour and delivery. Labour is hard work and a new mothers body will need time to heal, rest & recover. So I came up with a simple…

Do you really need a doula?

Do You Really Need a Doula?

“There is something that women have intuitively known forever, that having another supportive woman who has been through labour herself and who can help take some of the fear and uncertainty away, does wonders during labour.”– WellnessMama I remember how scared I continually became as I approached the due date for the birth of my…

Why I love being a doula

Why I love being a Doula

I love getting to know you. I take so much enjoyment from meeting new people and spending time with them. That is one of the main reasons I became a doula. Meeting for coffee/tea dates or meeting to have a manicure or a pedicure are amazing ways to chat, bond and just spend time together.…

archers birth story photography

Archer’s Birth Story – A Precipitous Birth

“A Precipitous labor is defined as expulsion of the fetus within less than 3 hours of commencement of regular contractions” https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4285060/ I had the pleasure of photographing an amazing, precipitous birth.  In my career as a birth doula and photographer this far, this doesn’t happen very often. Luckily (for me and the mothers!), this is the 2nd …

Top 5 Fears About Birth

The Top 5 Fears about Birth

Every birth is different and whether it is your first child or your second. It is hard to know what to expect. There can be a lot of fears of the unknown and many new mothers all feel the same way, so I decided to reach out to mothers personally to ask them what their…