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.
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 […]
Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy If you are a regular reader of this blog, you will be familiar with pelvic floor physiotherapy. For others, I will briefly describe it here. Pelvic physiotherapy is the same as regular physiotherapy, with the addition of specialized training and legal authorization to perform internal exams. What does this mean? Your pelvic […]
#203-1640 16 Ave NW Calgary, AB T2M 0L6 (403) 815-0986 Call to book Appointment Portal Click for hours & booking Facebook Twitter Instagram Envelope Prenatal and Postpartum Physiotherapy When I talk with other healthcare professionals, pregnant women, or postpartum women, I often get asked this question: who should see a physiotherapist and when? This is […]