Breastfeeding + infant feeding can be challenging, no matter when you give birth. But what happens when you’re breastfeeding during a pandemic? What if you test positive for COVID-19? What if you’re self isolating and unable to access hands-on resources? What if you’re newly postpartum and unable to safely go to the grocery store to buy formula, bottles, or nipple shields?
Join lactation consultant and physiotherapist, Mercedes Eustergerling IBCLC, M.PT and birth doula Lindsey Bowns CD(DONA) for a live Q+A with evidence-based information from the World Health Organizations, the CDC, and Alberta Health Services.
Join Amber Laing, Occupational Therapist, for how to manage anxiety during the COVID-19 novel coronavirus outbreak.
Anxiety is as much a physical experience as a psychological one. By learning to tap into a calm body, the mind can follow.
Amber walks us through a series of quick tools that we can use when the anxieties, worries, fears, or stresses begin to pile up.
Compiling useful resources for the COVID-19 outbreak.
#203-1640 16 Ave NW Calgary, AB T2M 0L6 (403) 237-0211 Call to book Appointment Portal Click for hours & booking Facebook Twitter Instagram Envelope It has been a busy fall at Vida Health & Wellness and we are delighted to announce the arrival of our newest team member, Christine MacSween. Some of you may have […]
Amber Laing is an occupational therapist with extensive experience in mental health. She is the newest member of the Vida Health & Wellness team.
Emily from EmPowered Mama shares her story of lactation suppression. Her take is insightful and refreshing, both of which are very much needed in the postpartum world!
A woman recently came to the clinic wearing a “Mama Bear” shirt. I’ve seen this design before, but never put a lot of thought into it. This individual has a child with disabilities and she has adapted her identity to his caregiver and protector – his mama bear.
In today’s blog, we give you the lowdown on prenatal perineal massage: what is it, how and when to do it, and some bonus tips to get ready for childbirth!
#203-1640 16 Ave NW Calgary, AB T2M 0L6 (403) 237-0211 Call to book Appointment Portal Click for hours & booking Facebook Twitter Instagram Envelope If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you’ll know that I often take my writing inspiration from everyday conversations. One overlooked perk of being a physiotherapist is that I get […]
The status quo Many of the world’s academics will agree that physical and emotional intimacy are basic human needs. We are a social species and we seek relationships that fulfill these needs. Friendships make us happy and are integral to our social fabric, but many people also seek a different type of connection: a physical […]