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28
Nov

Mixed Feeding: 5 Tips for Success with Breast and Bottle

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At Family First Maternal Wellness we know it’s important for every family to have access to education that supports how they choose to parent.  In 2017, Statistics Canada surveyed families across Canada and found that at 6 months, 36.9% of babies were exclusively breastfed. This means that over 60% of Canadian families are using infant […]

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19
Oct

5 Tips to Create and Maintain Your Breast Milk Supply

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From moms who choose to breastfeed, one of the most common questions I hear is, “How do I create a good milk supply?” and in later postpartum, “How do I maintain my milk supply?” When milk supply is good and baby is transferring milk well at the breast, breastfeeding can feel like second nature. However […]

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22
Nov

Things To Consider When Establishing Breastfeeding

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Breastfeeding is a learned skill for both mom and baby and getting started can feel overwhelming, to say the least. The time immediately following your birth can be very busy as you’re juggling medical care, trying to catch your breath and welcome your baby all at the same time. We want to help ensure you […]

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18
Aug

Breastfeeding in Public in Saskatchewan – What Are My Rights?

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I’m currently away on holidays, watching my three girls romp in the shallows of the lake at our family cabin. It’s idyllic here, beautiful and serene with clear blue skies. So why is there a storm cloud hanging over my head? Well as you may have heard, in Regina this week there have been two […]

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29
Nov

What Is a Certified Breastfeeding Educator and How Can They Help?

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At Family First Maternal Wellness Centre we are committed to improving access to education and support during the perinatal period and that’s why we are proud to have Certified Breastfeeding Educator Martha Neovard on our team! Below you will find a list of frequently asked questions about her scope of practice and how she can […]

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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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