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How to Prepare for Twins

If you’re a mama-to-be who’s recently found out that you’re expecting twins, you likely have a lot of questions on your mind. One baby is exciting and two are also exciting, although often overwhelming. We’ve gathered some of our favourite advice to help you prepare for your two bundles of joy!

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Tips for Making Bed Rest Bearable

If you’ve just been told you have to be on bed rest during your pregnancy, you might feel a sense of dread set in. But don’t worry, bed rest is more common than you might expect and in fact, as many as one in five women are told to do it. 

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Best Foods for Expecting Moms

During your nine months of pregnancy it’s super important to be eating right. Having balanced meals and snacks that will nourish both your and your baby’s body are key aspects of a healthy pregnancy. We’ve gathered some of our top picks for foods to eat when expecting! However, we always recommend consulting with your doctor or other healthcare professional before making any diet changes! Happy eating (for two)!

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Hospital Go-Bag Essentials Part One: For Moms

Packing your hospital go-bag for labour is a key part of getting ready for birth! You’ll want to make sure your bag is packed full of the essentials to help make your experience go as smoothly as possible. We recommend packing your bag when you’re about 32-36 weeks pregnant so that you are ready just in case you have an early arrival! 😉 

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What (not) to Wear When Breastfeeding

When you’re a new mom, breastfeeding your baby can be exciting, but it can also be a very difficult and scary journey.   There will be so many things on your mind between latching, soreness, and exhaustion, that the last thing you’ll want to worry about is clothes that aren’t functional. You definitely want to make sure your clothing is comfy and accessible. With so many options today, it’s hard to know what the best choice is, so we’ve compiled what you probably shouldn’t wear and what you really should during you early days of breastfeeding!

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