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Month: September 2017

Best Advice for First Time Mothers – What I Learned

Best Advice for First Time Mothers – What I Learned

If this is your first time being a mom, there really is nothing that can prepare you for the flood of emotions, exhaustion, and worry that you will inevitably face but this advice will hopefully make things a bit easier. Below is what I learned and my best advice for first-time mothers. I should have read books about baby sleep and how to take care of a baby more than ones about pregnancy and labour. The former are things you need to…

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Breastfeeding Latch Problems – What I Did Wrong

Breastfeeding Latch Problems – What I Did Wrong

I wrote the below when I was really upset about my breastfeeding latch problems after everything I did to make breastfeeding happen. I felt defeated and devastated that my baby didn’t want me. I realized that having Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) may have made breastfeeding more challenging. Read to the end to see how I feel now and what I realize that I did wrong. I read the books, watched the YouTube videos and talked to anyone who had experience…

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How to Get a Baby to Sleep Through the Night – EASY Sleep Training

How to Get a Baby to Sleep Through the Night – EASY Sleep Training

The first 3 months are hard on parents for a reason, not only is it a big adjustment to your life having a little human to take care of 24/7, but what I found worst of all was the lack of sleep. I desperately needed to know how to get a baby to sleep through the night. At the 4-month check up, I was sleep deprived and exhausted. He just wouldn’t sleep and I didn’t know what to do. The…

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Welcome to Canadian Mama!

Welcome to Canadian Mama!

A LITTLE BACK STORY We welcomed our rainbow baby into our family a few short months ago, and as the first grandchild on both sides, he is definitely a very loved baby. I thought it was going to be much more difficult to conceive since I have hypothyroidism and PCOS, so we were very surprised,  excited, and of course scared when we found out. I had so many questions during pregnancy and there are some great apps out there to…

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