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Saskatoon city hall to explore council absences, support

Coun. Cynthia Block realizes that positions on city council do not come with traditional accommodations like parental, compassionate or sick leave.

Block would still like to know what other municipal governments do when council members encounter life circumstances that conflict with their work on city council. 147 more words

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Illinois peeps, check out - ‘It Made Me Into a Person With a Mission’: Readers React to Motherhood

Readers reacted to an article about “matrescence,” which anthropologists define as the process of becoming a mother….. via NYT Well http://ift.tt/2pRU0is


'It's changed who I am': Calgary mom shares words of wisdom for Mother's Day

Since the start of her young, complex life, innocent little Ruby de Boer has presented her mother with a whirlwind of emotional highs, terrible lows, medical challenges and fears she had no idea she would ever be strong enough to face. 675 more words

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Letter: Saskatchewan needs a program to train midwives

Two colleagues in the Faculty of Nursing at the University of Regina write:

Cynthia Wallace writes eloquently about her experiences with midwives and the midwifery profession. 271 more words


Pregnant, post-partum moms' depression impacts babies' brains, U of C study suggests

Mothers’ depression during and after pregnancy appears to affect the mental health of their offspring, says a University of Calgary scientist.

That impact could mean mental illness, social dysfunction and learning disabilities for those children, said Dr. 279 more words

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Op-ed: Midwifery in Saskatchewan

By Cynthia Wallace

Nearly a year ago, my son joined us in a birth much swifter than I’d ever anticipated. After an hour of active labour and 10 minutes of pushing, he was in my arms, damp and warm and perfect. 581 more words


Film on pregnancy loss lets women know they aren't alone

Lindsey Bast says she remembers the twinge she felt the second her baby implanted in her Fallopian tube.

“But at the time you don’t really know it’s happening. 555 more words

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