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Being in the Annapolis Valley, we don’t have as many resources for new or expecting mothers as Halifax does. What we do have are the amazing ladies who run Valley Doulas. Dawn and Laura are both moms, doulas and educators. They have worked within the community for over 10 years and they feel privileged to […]

Meet the Valley Doulas Supporting Annapolis Valley Families

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If you don’t know me very well, you may think that I have always been a family photographer. I actually started my professional photography business by taking photos of competitors at different equine events around NS. Mainly barrel racing but I was also the official photographer for Color Classic APHA/AQHA shows for a couple of […]

Horseback Riding Lessons in the Annapolis Valley

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close up of newborn baby feet on postpartum moms belly
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If you haven’t heard, I run a Facebook group called Motherhood in the Annapolis Valley & Beyond. It’as a judgement-free zone where we offer support, share resources and I host live videos with a variety of professionals. Well, I recently asked in the group who was the best OBGYN in the area and these are […]

Most Popular OBGYN’s in the Annapolis Valley

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Here in the Annapolis Valley, we have some amazing activities and programs for kids. One that is especially popular in our area is dance! I know many parents who have children in classes and when my oldest turned 3 I was SO excited to sign her up. She loves to dance in the house and […]

Dance Studios in the Annapolis Valley

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We are so lucky to live in Nova Scotia where we have such beautiful landscapes all around. You’re never far from the ocean, there are great hikes all over and we truly have some incredible waterfalls. My own family thrives on the outdoors. My husband, Ryan and I actually spend any “dates” we are able […]

5 Nature Programs for Kids in Nova Scotia

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Lindsay Lewis is a mom of three little ones and the owner of Lindsay Lewis Sleep Solutions. About 5 years ago, after she was struggling through overcoming her own kids’ sleep challenges, Lindsay realized that she had a passion for helping others with their children’s sleep. Lindsay offers one-on-one services as well as workshops (pending […]

Lindsay Lewis, Halifax Pediatric Sleep Consultant

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newborn baby looking at camera after working with jessica smith doula
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Halifax doula Jessica Smith was awesome enough to chat a bit about the services that she offers and share her number one pregnancy tip with us today on the blog! Jessica lives away from her family so she truly understands what it feels like when you lack support during your postpartum journey. That helps fuel […]

Featured Doula, Jessica Smith of Halifax, NS

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Let’s start by telling everyone about who you are and your business.  “My name is Ashley Cooley and I’m the founder of Birth Baby Sleep Education and Support Services. I’ve been teaching prenatal classes and providing baby, child and sleep support for more than 7 years. Prior to this, I worked as a Health Promotion […]

Birth Baby Sleep Education and Support Services in Halifax, NS

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Close up of pregnant belly in burgundy dress who works with embrace doulas
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Amy MacAulay is a mom of two and has been supporting clients through sleep deprivation, feeding challenges, postpartum recovery, multiple and the navigation of new parenthood since 2008. She has been organizing a breastfeeding support group for seven years and a birth doula for nine years. Amy is primarily now an infant massage facilitator and […]

Halifax Doula Amy MacAulay from Embrace Doula

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LET’S START BY TELLING EVERYONE ABOUT WHO YOU ARE AND YOUR BUSINESS. Rachel: “My name is Rachel Hilts, I’m a registered dietitian based in Halifax, and I started my nutrition counselling business in July 2020 after the practice that I had been working at previously closed due to the pandemic. This turned into a blessing […]

Rachel Hilts, Fertility Dietician in Halifax, NS

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