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Postpartum Support

Planning for help when you go home It's common for women to be sent home within 48 hours of giving birth, so you and your partner should develop a plan that will provide assistance following your first pregnancy. Taking Care of Yourself Before your baby is born: ...

Healthy Eating

Eating nutritious food shouldn't stop after you give birth. It's important for new mothers to get plenty of rest and to follow a balanced diet. Take a look at Canada's Food Guide to Healthy Eating. It outlines four important food groups: 1. Grains. This includes cereal, breads, pasta and rice. 2. Vegetables and...

Fitness After Pregnancy

Although you will spend most of the time in the weeks after you give birth caring for your newborn baby, it's also important to take care of your own health and well-being. Feeling good will help you to be healthier and happier, and it will help you care for...

Postpartum Depression – Feeling Blue

The Facts About The 'Baby Blues' & Postpartum Depression Many new mothers are surprised by the emotional highs and lows they can experience in the days after birth. Your baby is healthy, you survived childbirth and you're on maternity leave. So what's the problem? The truth is that feelings of...

Postnatal Skin Care

Postnatal skin care from a naturopathic perspective. General Skin Concerns The first few months with a newborn are undoubtedly hectic and exhausting. Despite the demands of baby feeding, changing diapers and the desperate need for sleep, getting your body back into shape is clearly important in adjusting healthily to the newborn...

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