The Big Stroller Debate - Helping Hands Doula
There ARE SO MANY CHOICES for baby! That phrase has probably gone through your head many times. Well, today we are going to make it easier on you parents, families, and caregivers. STROLLERS, STROLLERS, STROLLERS. There is so many different options out there, how the heck are you to know which one will be best […]
Meet the Team Allie
Allie is nurturing, enthusiastic, and a huge nature lover. When she isn’t Doula-ing we are pretty sure you would be able to find her on the side of a cliff somewhere (she loves rock climbing) or in the middle of the forest camping with no cell phone reception.
Keeping Baby Busy in Isolation
Staying busy in isolation is hard for all of us but is especially difficult for parents with babies. Here are some of our suggestions to help plan your day and also wonderful bonding activities.
What You Really Need to Have Ready to Bring Home Baby
You are sitting in front of your computer trying to put your baby registry together. You don’t even know where to start. There are so many baby products but what do you really need?
How to Throw a Virtual Baby Shower
In normal circumstances, pregnant people are showered with well wishes, love, gifts and games to celebrate becoming parents. Right now because of the global concerns of the coronavirus, it is recommended by health authorities to practice social distancing. That means no in-person gatherings. That aside, it doesn’t mean that you can’t throw a memorable virtual baby shower to make parents-to-be feel loved and celebrated!
How Partners Can Help After Baby
Many partners feel that if the mom is breastfeeding then there isn’t much left for them, which is so far from the truth. Here are some ways partners can make the transition home with a baby a better one.
Top Tips for Staying Well This Winter
Cold and flu season is officially upon us and it has been a bad one so far. We asked our favourite Naturopath, Dr. Laura von Hagen ND, some of her tips for avoiding getting sick while pregnant, but these tips can be useful for everyone!
How to Survive a Holiday Party While Pregnant
The holidays are a wonderful time to connect with family and share some holiday traditions but it can also be challenging too. Keeping up with all the festivities can be especially tough when you are expecting a baby.
Surviving the Mall While Pregnant
“It’s the most wonderful time of the year…” unless you have to go to the mall and you happen to be pregnant. Shopping for the holidays is exhausting for all of us and then add the fact that you are growing a human inside of you and it is even more of a challenge.
10 Fun Date Night Ideas in Toronto
All too often parents forget the importance of date nights and fall into what feels like a stagnant routine. Planning small dates, outside of the house, can seem like more work to schedule and more money to spend. If you finally find the time and hire a babysitter to watch the kids, who is going to plan what to see and do? Time to stop hanging out with babies and have a night on the town!
5 Steps to Maintain Intimacy After Birth
Many couples experience a dip in their relationship satisfaction in the period after childbirth. This is due to many reasons; most often lack of physical and emotional intimacy. Intimacy is that feeling of closeness that is sometimes lost when life demands take over our time and energy.