Dietary Supplements Shown to Help Eliminate Postpartum Blues

Dietary Supplements Shown to Help Eliminate Postpartum Blues

Alexis Reid

This week I wanted to take some time to expand on the recent Facebook Live Video I did on the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto’s study on Postpartum...

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Are Your Periods Much Worse Since Having a Baby?

Are Your Periods Much Worse Since Having a Baby?

Alexis Reid

Something that has come up A LOT in my office, is how much worse your post baby periods can be. I am not just talking about the first few cycles after you have a baby, but the changes in your...

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What to Drink When You Give Up Coffee

What to Drink When You Give Up Coffee

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See, I was telling you the truth. The picture with this blog post is of my weekend morning coffee. As I said in last week’s blog post: Coffee, Friend or Foe, there are 3 groups...

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Are You A New Mom Who Is Exhausted, Anxious, Depressed, Struggling With Low Milk Supply And Losing Your Hair? It Could Be Your Thyroid

Are You A New Mom Who Is Exhausted, Anxious, Depressed, Struggling With Low Milk Supply And Losing Your Hair? It Could Be Your Thyroid

Alexis Reid

Thyroid dysfunction is commonly missed or overlooked in new moms. It’s easy to see why. Having a baby is exhausting, can cause changes in mood, and challenges with breastfeeding are all too common. How do you know...

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Is What You Are Eating Not Agreeing With Your Breastfed Baby?

Is What You Are Eating Not Agreeing With Your Breastfed Baby?

Alexis Reid

 

Something that I have been seeing in my practice a lot lately, that is not as well-known as I think it should be is the foods you eat while you are breastfeeding can cause food sensitivity reactions...

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Resources to Help You Thrive During Postpartum

Resources to Help You Thrive During Postpartum

Alexis Reid

Being a new parent is very overwhelming! There is so much that people do not tell you/you are not prepared for. While most moms feel very happy and joyful the first few days, these feeling often change...

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Getting Through The First 6 Weeks- Your Postpartum Survival Guide

Getting Through The First 6 Weeks- Your Postpartum Survival Guide

Alexis Reid

You made it! You got through pregnancy, labour, birth and now you are in the “postpartum period.” Many women find that this is the time that they have a knowledge gap. You did a lot of reading...

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How To Feel Your Best Postpartum
How To Get Your Best Sleep After Having a Baby

How To Get Your Best Sleep After Having a Baby

Alexis Reid

 

It comes as no surprise that in the 6-12 months (if you are lucky!) after having a baby, mom’s amount of sleep is GREATLY reduced. There isn’t a tonne that can be done about the amount...

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What Has Happened To Me?! Understanding Your Postpartum Body

What Has Happened To Me?! Understanding Your Postpartum Body

Alexis Reid

 

First off, I want to start by saying your body has just done something truly remarkable! Let’s take a second to think about and acknowledge what you have managed to do in the last 9 months….grow...

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