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29
Nov

FAQ’s- How Can Certified Breastfeeding Educator Martha Neovard Support Your New Family ?

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At Family First Doula Service we are committed to improving the ways in which women access education and support during the perinatal period, and that’s why we are proud to welcome Certified Breastfeeding Educator Martha Neovard to our team! Below you will find a list of frequently asked questions about her scope of practice and […]

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27
Oct

#Bell Let’s Talk About PPD!

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2016 has been such a powerful year for the Maternal Mental Health movement! I’m so proud to be doing what I can as a CAPPA Certified Labour Doula and Postpartum Progress Warrior Mom® Ambassador, adding to this very important conversation here in Saskatchewan. This past September, my experience with Postpartum Depression was featured in an […]

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18
Oct

PROTECTING OUR CHILDREN FROM THE NEGATIVE IMPACT OF PPD.

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This past weekend I attended the 2nd annual Postpartum Progress Warrior Mom Conference in Atlanta and it was beyond amazing! I know I will have so much more to share about all the things I learned, but today I really wanted to focus on what I feel is one of the most helpful tools for […]

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23
Jan

CALLING ALL WARRIOR MOMS!

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It’s official! Postpartum Progress’ Climb Out Of The Darkness 2016 is finally underway and I need your help to make it a massive success for moms here in Regina! This will be my 3rd year leading our Regina Climb and I want to take things to a whole new level! That’s why I am putting […]

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18
Oct

Doulas- What we really do and how we can help!

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Hey everyone! I’m sure by now you have all heard the word “Doula” but what does it really mean? What do we really do and how do we really help the women and families we work with? Well that’s exactly what I want to talk about today, as I sometimes find myself jumping into 30 […]

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03
Aug

Our Top 7 Tips For A Safe And Healthy Birth!

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Hey Everyone! Thanks so much for checking out the blog today, and I really hope you find some of these basic tips helpful as you prepare for your upcoming birth. Sometimes I wish that I could just effortlessly hand over every single bit of information that I’ve come across over the past 8 years as […]

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18
Jul

My Warrior Mom Conference Recap!

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Last weekend I boarded a plane headed for Boston, to take part in the 1st EVER Postpartum Progress Warrior Mom Conference and I have to tell you, it was one the best things I could have done for myself and my community! The insight, education and skills I learned over this past weekend are going […]

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19
Jun

Reflexology for Regina’s New Mothers

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Jill Bullock from Nourish the Sole Reflexology in Regina, is my guest on the blog today! I’m so thankful to have connected with her, as she is also very interested in working to support the new mothers here in the community. She provides excellent reflexology treatments, which have be shown to benefit many common health […]

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09
Mar

Doulas! The most underutilized resource available to expectant women!

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The more and more I get out in the community and chat with new or expectant women here in our city, the more I realize that most women do not have a clear understanding of what a doula is, not to mention what the benefits really are of having a professional labour/postpartum support person on […]

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26
Feb

Who Holds Your Birth Power?

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  Thank you so much for taking the time to visit the blog! This topic is something that’s been coming up quite often in conversations with clients lately, and I thought it was important to write something about it just in case someone else is needing to hear this conversation as well. Not to mention […]

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