c June 2017 | The New Mummy Company Inc.
This very question has been posed to me many times since my journey as a lactation consultant began. There are many reasons why a mother might need a lactation consultant. A lactation consultant can help problem solve breastfeeding challenges such as; low milk supply, nipple/ breast pain, poor latch, a non latching baby, premature baby’s feeding difficulties, breastfeeding multiples, poor weight gain, colic, as well as induced lactation for adoption. A lactation consultant works closely with the mother and family to identify the problem, and develop a plan that suits the needs and goals of the breastfeeding relationship.  According to Statistics Canada, in 2011- 2012, the majority of women (89%) initiated breastfeeding shortly after birth;… Read More
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I thought I knew it all. I’d be the perfect mom, the ideal wife. I’d have an amazing career.   Before having children of my own, I hadn’t felt the frustration of sleepless nights, agonizing over why my daughter didn’t nap. I hadn’t experienced the pressure to ensure my child hit the “appropriate” milestones. I could sympathize with new moms, but couldn’t empathize until I became a mother.   Then, Sophia was born.   From the moment, I placed my newborn daughter on my chest, her skin touching mine, I knew things would be different. We imprinted on each other. I promised to be the best mom I could be.   As a child and… Read More
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The Oakville Parent is organizing a baby shower for new Moms to be on Jun 10th, 2017 at 10:00am – 12:00pm EDT to be held at our HQ. 790 Redwood Square #16, Oakville, ON L6L 6N3, Canada. Presented by Maison Apothecare, in partnership with The New Mummy Company, we’re welcoming Moms to Be for a special Baby Shower event. Join us as we learn about self-care for Mom, prenatal and postpartum support; introducing you to the various ways in which these two local, Oakville based companies can help and support you and your growing family. Presenters will include: Maison Apothecare Founder & Chief Formulator Natacha Rey The New Mummy Company Founder & President Maria Robertson… Read More
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