Huggies

Huggies’ Is Making Sure No Baby Goes Unhugged

The power that is inside a hug is incredible. Did you know it naturally increases the Oxytocin levels in our bodies which is also known as the “love hormone”? This incredible release can do amazing things for both parties involved. In fact, a 20-second-long hug…

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pregnant

I’ve Been Pregnant Before, Why Is It So Hard This Time?

Today, the dialogue around fertility has become more mainstream. One in six Canadian couples suffer with fertility issues. For women some factors include infrequent ovulation, tubal damage from infections or diseases, endometriosis, and egg quality and quantity due to many people choosing to delay childbearing….

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flu Season

6 Ways To Feel Better When You’re Pregnant During Flu Season

No one wants to get sick when they are pregnant. We hope that with due diligence, the flu shot and a little prayer we will not get sick during flu season. Sadly not everything goes to plan even with taking all the precautions and eating…

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healthy pregnancy snacks

5 Healthy Pregnancy Snacks

When you are pregnant it can be really hard to find the time and energy to make sure you are eating well. Add in morning sickness and aches and pains and it becomes even more challenging. So on the days that you are feeling up…

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Nesting

A Nesting Mama’s Checklist

When you start to hit the tail end of your 2nd trimester most, especially myself, find themselves flying around trying to get everything perfect for when baby arrives. For first time moms this is especially true, there is so much to do and it is…

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lactation recipes

7 Lactation Recipes Any Mom Will Love

As soon as your little one first reaches your arms you have nurses, doctors and midwives all helping you to breastfeed your new babe. Of course this is harder for some mothers than others, sometimes one of the best ways to promote a bigger supply…

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Freezer Meals

7 Freezer Meals To Prepare Before Baby Arrives

When you are in the last trimester of your pregnancy nesting starts to play a big part in your day to day life. You find yourself organizing and re-organizing, but something that many never get around to is preparing meals for the whole family for…

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TreeRing

Keeping Your Memories Together Thanks To TreeRing

Disclosure: This is a partnered post with TreeRing. However, all opinions and views on this post are 100% my own. All prizing for contest is solely the responsibility of TreeRing, not Modern Mama.  We are so busy as parents and with school back in session,…

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preparing for birth

Preparing For Birth From A Doula’s Perspective

As a mom to be you are getting a lot of advice from so many moms who have gone through this big journey. There is so much information coming at your from all the moms you know it is hard to know what to listen…

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