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Seven strategies to survive winter at home with a newborn, from the mom of a November baby


Pickle Planet is pleased to welcome Shauna Cole, a New Brunswick mother and human resources professional, to share some insight for those of you transitioning between career and parenting. She’s shared her 17 questions you…

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Pickle Planet Podcast: The Sex After Kids Episode


Let’s talk about it, baby! Sex is a complicated topic, especially when it comes to being intimate with your partner after having kids. Whether you’re expecting a baby, dealing with sleepless newborn nights, or still…

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The Ultimate Guide to Parental and Maternity Leave in New Brunswick


Pickle Planet is pleased to welcome Shauna Cole, a New Brunswick mother and human resources professional, to share some insight for those of you transitioning between career and parenting. Last post she shared her 17…

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17 questions you must ask your employer before going on maternity leave


Pickle Planet is pleased to welcome Shauna Cole, a New Brunswick mother and human resources professional, to share some insight for those of you transitioning between career and parenting, starting with the 17 questions you…

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Pickle Planet Moncton’s Guide to Shopping at Sequoia Downtown


Shopping local is such fun at Sequoia Downtown! Not only is the shop locally owned, so many of the products are also locally sourced, with most others being Canadian, and you can be sure every…

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Pickle Planet Podcast: Birth Plans vs Birth Intentions


For more than 40 years, pregnant women have been encouraged to create a birth plan. A set of steps that outline the process of labour, designed as a way to help expecting mothers articulate their…

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Private rooms could improve premature birth patients experience


As parents, we are tasked to do all we can to protect our children. We weren’t able to protect them from arriving too soon, but we are able to keep them away from unnecessary risk once they are in our arms. And we can advocate for those who will share our journey in the future.

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Pickle Planet Podcast: Pelvic Floors and More


You guys, there is SO much I didn’t know about pelvic floor health!! I had no idea that peeing even a little bit when you laugh or sneeze is NOT normal, that there’s something called…

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Pickle Planet Podcast: Navigating Pregnancy and Infant Loss


  Mayson. Charlotte. Patrick. Landen. These children did not come home to live with their families, but their brief lives have had a lasting legacy. Join their mothers as they share thoughts on pregnancy and…

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Looking for Local Help Getting Back to Exercise After Baby? Mama [Re]Connect Could be Your Answer!


This post is sponsored by Katie Kelly, PT & Eryn Matheson, PT. Those days after baby arrives are a blur. Even when you’re in them, it can be hard to remember what just happened, what’s…

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