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Dear Either-Or, I Quit.

I’m no longer available for us OR them, this OR that, right OR wrong. I want both us AND them, this AND that, right AND wrong.

I want more grey. More nuance. More love. More of the individuality, sovereignty and uniqueness that every human contributes to a robust, healthy, collaborative […]


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 […]