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Baby Gifts by Mompreneurs!

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Awesome Baby Gifts by Mompreneurs!   We’ve been scouring the internet and have come across some GREAT baby-time gift ideas, and just HAD to share them with you! :) - Tu Cute Tutu’s by Tosh – This fabulous mompreneur creates custom tutus that make a perfect and unexpected gift for the new arrival. Imagine the dress-up play and 1st birthday photos! Can these get any cuter??? https://www.facebook.com/tucutetutusbytosh/   - JimJam – Custom baby beanies! These adorable, handmade beanies will keep your little one cozy and warm… But hey, why not get a matching one for yourself?! They also have adorable bandanas!...

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Packing Your Hospital Bag

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Need help figuring out what you should pack in your hospital bag? We have a great list for you.

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Why Should I Practice Prenatal Yoga?

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Image Source: https://www.discoveryouryoga.com/   Prenatal yoga is becoming increasingly popular, and once you've tried it, it's hard not to see why. The practice can leave you feeling refreshed both physically and mentally. It can target your sore spots to provide relief, and even prepare your body for labour. So, if your doctor, midwife, doula, massage therapist, chiropractor, mother, sister, friend, or anyone else has recommended it to you, or if you're just considering it for yourself, read further. Of course, make sure your healthcare professional has given you the thumbs up before starting a new exercise regimen.  This blog post on...

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Have A Special Pregnancy - Doula Experience & Pregnancy Keepsakes

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Hi mamas! My name is Sarah Langridge, I am a wife, mom of two wonderful children, and I have been a birth Doula in the Orangeville area for 14 blessed years! It was 2002 and I was due to have my first child in two weeks when my doctor said, "I'm going on vacation for two weeks; you will be seeing another doctor." I panicked. I had given him my trust and didn't want another doctor! I had only briefly heard about Doulas, so I looked it up. There were only two in the area that came up on my...

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Exercising While Pregnant

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Image Source: https://www.eumom.ie/   By Tallon Martin Personal Trainer   Before you start an exercise program while you are pregnant you should always consult your doctor, but for the most part there are very few negatives to exercising while pregnant.  Exercise can actually help diminish some common discomforts you are faced with during pregnancy and it can also help prepare your body for labour.  Your body is going through some major changes so we want to exercise to avoid exercising to the point of exhaustion, high impact exercises, contact sports and anything with excessive twisting.  Your body creates an amazing...

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