The Magical Touch of Craniosacral Therapy for Babies

The Magical Touch of Craniosacral Therapy for Babies
I truly believe that every single baby (and mama) should get at least 1-3 craniosacral therapy treatment(s) after birth.  The ideal time is within the first few days and weeks, but really it is never too late.  Bodywork, and specifically craniosacral therapy is now the one thing that I ask about and recommend to every single family I work with, whether we are addressing sleep, reflux, or even sensory processing differences.  I truly believe in the magic of craniosacral therapy, not just for babies and mamas, but for everyone.  Let’s find out why.
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3 Reasons NOT To Sleep Train

3 Reasons NOT To Sleep Train

Your baby is not sleeping as well as you would like, but you so desperately want and need more sleep.  But, you don't love the idea of 'sleep training' and all that crying...  Mama, I hear you! I see you! I was you!!! I discuss my thoughts on sleep training here and bust some of the myths you may hear about sleep regularly.

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Part 1 (of 7) - Why Self-Care Matters & Super Simple Ways To Treat Yourself

Part 1 (of 7) - Why Self-Care Matters & Super Simple Ways To Treat Yourself
As mamas, we spend so much time and energy caring for others - our babies, toddlers, family members, friends, and the list goes on. And often, taking care of ourselves falls way down on the 'to-do' list.  Truth is, we cannot take care of our baby, toddler, or those we love if our ‘love cup’ is empty...if we have not taken care of ourselves. Read on for additional tips and tricks!

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How To Combat Postpartum Hair Loss

How To Combat Postpartum Hair Loss
Mama, you're so in love with your little bundle of joy, appreciating the snuggles and the little smiles and coos.  You've likely resigned yourself to the sleep exhaustion and perhaps even the spit up on all your clothes, and maybe you have even picked out your comfiest ‘mom uniform’ that you are literally living in.  You’ve likely had at least one episode of being peed or pooped on…..but the hair loss (gah!). There is no sugar coating it…..IT STINKS!!!  Read on to get my top tips for combating that dreaded, and often unavoidable post-partum hair loss.
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Babies @ Play — Behind The Scenes of My Mom & Baby Classes

Babies @ Play — Behind The Scenes of My Mom & Baby Classes
I truly believe that we can reduce the overwhelm that can come in the early stages of motherhood. We reduce overwhelm by providing access to credible information and an understanding of what is actually normal for babies (and mamas) at various stages. And then inviting mamas to tune into and listen to their mothering instincts.

One of my favourite ways to do this is through my Babies @ Play mom and baby classes! I just love facilitating the bonding/attachment between mothers and babies, and helping them support their children’s development from the beginning of life.
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Why Preparing For Postpartum Is Just As Important As Preparing For Birth

Why Preparing For Postpartum Is Just As Important As Preparing For Birth

You weren’t meant to travel the postpartum time alone....


We spend all this time preparing for birth. Once we give birth, we are handed our baby and sent on our merry way.  We are essentially left to figure everything out on our own! 

 

There is little wonder that new mothers, many of whom have little or no experience with babies or children, are often physically exhausted and emotionally depleted. They may find themselves easily anxious and confused about ‘doing what is right’. 

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