Ethan’s Birth Story – An Early Start

This birth was quite a memorable one for me, the birth of Ethan. I met his mother Ebony in the summer of 2017 and our first conversation was over the phone. She had a  sweet voice and she was very easy to talk too. And in no time, I felt like we had been friends… >> Read More

Top 5 Pregnancy Blogs to Inform & Inspire you!

Here are my top 5 pregnancy blogs to inform & inspire you.There is a lot of information out there on pregnancy, raising our children and motherhood. So I decided to blog about my  favourite blogs/mamas I follow . The ones that inspired or educated me as a mother, woman , friend and doula. So  These… >> Read More

What is a Fresh 48, Anyway??

Having a baby is one of the most momentous events in a new parents life. So special in fact, that new parents would gladly welcome the opportunity to have a photographer present to capture those sweet first moments and document the arrival of their bundle of joy. Known as the Fresh 48, this session is… >> Read More

Harper’s Birth Story

I was beyond excited and honored when Katie contacted me in June 2017 and asked me to be her Doula. What a privilege it is when someone allows you into their world. To be apart of their most vulnerable and private moments. So getting to know my clients from early pregnancy to birth, is such a… >> Read More

What Food do you Bring to a Birth?

Have you ever been getting ready for birth and realize you don’t have any decent food to pack in your Doula bag? You never know how long you’re going to be gone and most hospitals food options are vending machines, especially if your at a birth all night long. So your left with very limited… >> Read More

Postpartum Care Kit

Most women prepare for the actual labor and birth, but often the postpartum pain and recovery takes them by surprise. And as mothers we get so caught up in our babies that we sometimes forget to take care of ourselves.  After the birth of baby it is so important that you take care of yourself… >> Read More

5 rules to writing your birth plan

5 Rules to Writing your Birth Plan

When you sit down to actually write your birth plan, reality settles in and quickly! You begin to realize that you actually have to give birth to this baby and one way or another this kid is coming out! So building a birth plan can be comforting in this time where so much is unknown. … >> Read More

Can Meditation Help with Postpartum Depression? – Mindful Mommy

“While 30 percent of women with a history of depression are at risk for a recurrence during pregnancy or postpartum on average, the study found that that number dropped to 18 percent among those who used mindfulness techniques.” From <https://www.whattoexpect.com/wom/pregnancy/the-big-benefit-of-meditation-and-yoga-for-pregnant-and-postpartum-moms–study-.aspx> I know so many of us suffer or have suffered from Postpartum Depression at some point… >> Read More

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… >> Read More

10 Amazing Affirmations you Need for your Birth! – Mindful Mommy

“Your mind will always believe everything you tell it. Feed it faith. Feed it truth. Feed it with love.” The wonderful world of affirmations! I am a huge fan of affirmations and I use them daily, especially when I want to make positive changes in my life or environment. And one of my favourite things to… >> Read More

“When you change the way you view birth, the way you birth will change.”
– Marie Mongan

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