Dr.Sarah


A Guide to Nausea in Pregnancy (AKA Morning Sickness)

I recently did a guest blog in collaboration with Treehouse focusing on nausea in pregnancy:

potential causessupportive nutritionadditional natural remedies to explore &tips for partners & support people

If you or someone you know is experiencing nausea in pregnancy, head over to the Treehouse blog for the full guide or book an […]


Matrescence: The Birth of a Mother

Matrescence. Have you heard this term? It’s one that deserves much more presence in our conversations & learning about mothering & motherhood. And, similarly to many other areas of women’s health it deserves much more recognition & investment in research.

Like adolescence, matrescence is the significant developmental transition experienced when we […]


Infant Sleep Struggles: Creating Clarity in the Exhaustion & Overwhelm

Feeling uncertain about what’s best for your baby, yourself & the rest of the family around sleep?

Wondering if sleep training is the right fit?

Wanting to avoid sleep training?

Exhausted by lack of sleep & trying to figure it all out?

Feeling overwhlemed by all of the information & approaches?

In this exhausted, […]


Resilience Redefined: All Mothers Deserve to Thrive

Resilience – simply defined – is the ability to respond & adapt to the events of life. It is our ability to stay up when life tries to knock us down & when knocked down allows us to efficiently & fully recover.

Too often in our culture, individuals are recognized for […]


Truth & Reconciliation: Supporting the Health of Indigenous Families

Resources for Settler Families

Settler Family = non-Indigenous family living on unceded land in Canada & benefiting from the structures colonialism.

Many families, communities & businesses have shifted their focus from the usual July 1st celebrations this year, to intentionally pausing to reflect & learn about the parts of our history that […]


What Pregnant & New Moms Really Need & How to Get It

Depletion, anxiety & overwhelm are a common experience for today’s pregnant & new mothers. For generations women have been taught to ignore the wisdom within their bodies, to push through, to keep going, to keep striving – during early mothering, in complete opposition to what we’re biologically designed to need. […]


Natural Summer: A Brief Guide to Bug Bite & Sun Protection

Summer is here! A favourite season for many, it presents some unique conditions for our bodies to experience, including a variety of insects that enjoy their yearly human feast and the increasing heat of the sun. As a result, the necessity for both bug bite and sun protection is greatly […]


Breastfeeding & Postpartum Support with Dr. Sarah During COVID-19 Pandemic

** UPDATED January 18, 2021.

As Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to impact our communities locally & around the world, I’m taking an opportunity here to provide you with information & updates regarding the services that I provide for families in Southeastern New Brunswick & beyond.

I continue to monitor updates & recommendations from […]


Six Ways to (Safely) Love Your Immune System During Pregnancy & Breastfeeding

Your best
defense during the time of year when cold bugs are common is prevention. Nutrition
& lifestyle practices that you integrate into your daily or weekly habits
have a significant impact on your immune health.

Here are my top six pregnancy & breastfeeding safe recommendations for loving your immune system:

1. Hand Hygiene to […]


Repurposing the Birth Plan: Shifting Mindset from Planning to Preparing

Have you seen them before? The ‘standard’ birth plan template – a series of categorized lists for creating your ultimate labour and birth ‘wish list’. Who you’d like in the room with you? How would you like to labour? What would you like the environment to be like? How would […]