THE FIRST 24 HOURS

THE FIRST 24 HOURS

RETREAT:  Oh how far we've strayed from ancient wisdom for postpartum.  Somehow, a pervasive idea has spread in modern times that the mom who is out and about soonest with her baby is somehow the strongest, like an episode of Survivor.  But that's all upside down - in...

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FIRST TIME BITES

FIRST TIME BITES

When your baby is brand new to solids, simple purees, or single ingredients are best.  If baby is digesting well without any sign of reaction or irritation you can begin to get more creative with your combinations.     . Purees are a lovely way to introduce...

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MAMA-TO-BE YYC

MAMA-TO-BE YYC

The Ultimate Postpartum Giveaway "The first forty days is a period of time unlike any other.  In other times, and in other places around the world, a postpartum period of healing was expected + allowed.  After the rigorous act of birth, it was considered critically...

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GROUP SESSION – HOLISTIC FOOD INTRODUCTIONS

GROUP SESSION – HOLISTIC FOOD INTRODUCTIONS

A Health Focused Approach to Starting Solids . Nutrition is an absolute cornerstone for true + resounding life-long wellness and the first year of life plays such a vital + important role!  Nurturing the best possible start for our babies is critical to brain + body...

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EGG YOLKS FOR BABY

EGG YOLKS FOR BABY

Alternate post title:  Boobs n' Yolks . When a baby is starting solids Mother's Milk offers us implicit wisdom and can be used as a guideline to help us define the nutrients they truly need.  Breastmilk, is inherently nature's ideal food for infants.  Also to be...

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AGAINST THE GRAIN

AGAINST THE GRAIN

Rice cereal (or oat cereal) has been the #1 recommendation for baby’s first food for at least three generations now; first introduced in the 1930s (the start of the convenience food phenomenon) and previously known as “Pablum”, many of our mothers were advised to mix...

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PUREES VS BABY-LED

PUREES VS BABY-LED

Purees vs Baby-Led 'Weaning'   Should there be a versus at all?   The thing about being a Mama is, what is best for someone else’s baby may not be best for yours.   When introducing my second baby to solids I felt a lot of pressure to use the Baby-Led 'Weaning'...

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