Pregnancy

Pregnancy is an amazing and incredible journey for a mama-to-be and her partner. A healthy pregnancy is often associated with feelings of energy, vitality and strength. Learn here how to have the healthiest pregnancy for you and your baby!

My 5 Favourite Yoga Poses To Do in Pregnancy

You’re pregnant!  Yay! But…you’re also achy.  Your body is stiff.   And you still want to keep active?  Give YOGA a go! If you haven’t already heard, the benefits of prenatal yoga are endless.…

What is the Group B Strep Test?

If you’ve got Group B strep during pregnancy, you might not even know! Testing positive for this strain of bacteria sounds super scary – but there are ways to help keep you…

Prenatal Yoga: Is It Safe Late In Pregnancy?

Many pregnant women often ask me about the different ways they can keep active during the later stages of their pregnancy.  It is quite common for their regular exercise routines – running, cross-fit…

Q&A: Should I get a Midwife or a Doula?

Q. I’m pregnant with my first baby and a friend of mine suggested I hire a doula for labour and delivery. What exactly is the difference between a midwife and a doula?…

3 Awesome Exercises for Pregnancy!

A few weeks ago, I had the absolute pleasure of visiting the lovely Joy McCarthy of Joyous Health at her office in Toronto.   Joy is a holistic nutritionist and author of Joyous Health:…

Chiropractic care now at Toronto Yoga Mamas

Great news Mamas and Mamas-to-be!  There’s now one more place to find me in Leslieville! In addition to my regular hours at Restore Integrative Health, I will now be offering chiropractic care to…

Baby and Beyond: Learning by Trial & Error

As a chiropractor working with pregnant women and babies for years, I’m your girl when it comes to labour prep, solutions for colic, dealing with gas, breastfeeding, morning sickness and the like.…

Reflexology helps during pregnancy!

Recently, our clinic office manager, Aislinn completed her certification in Reflexology. In the past, I’ve often thought of Reflexology as an adjunctive technique to massage therapy. However, it’s so much more than…

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Your baby bump – a new way of sleeping?

“Sleep now, because you won’t have a chance when the baby comes!” Ever heard that line from a friend or relative? I know many soon to be mamas want those restful 8…

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Prenatal Chiropractic Care: The FAQs

I’m often asked by mamas in Toronto if chiropractic work can help during pregnancy and if so, how. The simple answer is YES! Find out how below. Q. How can chiropractic help…