Bone Broth for Labour & Postpartum – Instant Pot Style

Besides its amazing taste and culinary uses, broth is an amazing source of minerals and is the perfect fuel for labour! And that’s not even the best part…broth is also considered to be a “clear” liquid, so it is on the approval list in most hospitals, as most hospitals do not allow eating during labour.…

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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…

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A Guide to Breastfeeding Wellness!

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…

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DIY Postpartum Herbal Sitz Bath Tea Bags – Mindful Mommy

Postpartum herbal sitz bath recipe

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…

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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,…

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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…

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Postpartum Care: New Mom Anxiety – Mindful Mommy

Becoming a new mother is a very momentous event and one that includes significant changes to your body and your mind. After Giulia was born, along with feeling that I was hit by a Mack truck, I developed a lot of anxiety! As if the hormones weren’t bad enough! It was terrifying to experience these new…

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Reuse your Maternity Pillow! – Mindful Mommy

I fell in love with my maternity pillow and so did my hubby ? Sometimes we would fight over it! So not wanting to get rid of it yet, I found a new way to utilize it. When my baby was around 2 months old and not yet able to sit up on her own but…

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