40 Weeks to Forever is a podcast that helps you navigate pregnancy, postpartum, and your journey into parenthood with confidence.
Rest assured - you are not going through this thing alone.
A Snuggle Bugz podcast.
Attachment- Bond, Boundaries, & Bringing Up Baby
How is it that we have the ability to love someone so fiercely that we’ve never even met? Once a child comes into your life; they have a way of stealing your heart.
In this episode 40 Weeks to Forever podcast, Dr. Tanya Cotler walks us through the importance of rupture and repair, trusting your intuition, and how to create a warm, loving, and healthy bond with your babe.
Parenting - The Good, The Bad, & Taming Toddler Tantrums
Kids don’t come with a manual—but wouldn’t it be nice if they did? In this episode, Judith chats with Michelle from Thriving Toddler about how to keep your cool while taming toddler tantrums. You’ll learn all about self-regulation, getting curious about behaviors, how to deal with separation anxiety—and so much more!
Car Seat Safety 101- Protecting Your Precious Cargo
Helping you find the right car seat for your vehicle and keeping your little ones riding safe is our top priority at Snuggle Bugz. So, in episode 6 of the 40 Weeks to Forever podcast we are chatting all about car seat safety. In this episode, Judith chats with Katherine Hutka, President of the Child Passenger Safety Association of Canada, about protecting your precious cargo. Katherine has YEARS of experience educating parents & parents-to-be about the importance of car seat safety. Plus, our very own in-house product expert and registered Child Passenger Safety Technician [CPST] Haleigh Ryan also joins us to dispel some common car seat myths, discuss laws vs. best practices, and even set the record straight on a question that we get asked all the time-- are all car seats REALLY created equal?
First Foods & Toddler Table Manners - with Feeding Littles
In this episode, Judith chats with Megan from Feeding Littles about the science behind baby-led weaning, how to deal with picky eaters, and tips for making family mealtimes with your toddler trouble-free. Megan is a Registered Dietitian & Nutritionist, so we also get her thoughts on sugar [doo-doo-doo-do-do-do] and how to keep it from having control over your life and little ones.
Good Night, Sleep Tight!
Navigating sleep [for both you and baby] is no easy task and we know that no one is their best self when they are sleep deprived. In this episode, Judith chats with Wee Sleep Founder and CEO, Janey Reilly, about all things sleep.
What is a wake window?
How much sleep does a baby need?
We answer these questions and more like how to create a safe and suitable sleep environment for baby, the difference between sleep shaping and sleep training, and how to emerge from the fourth-trimester fog.
Pushing, Poop, & Your Postpartum Body
Is it normal to pee a bit during my workouts?
Can you actually have sex after just six weeks?
How do I know if my Caesarean scar is healing properly?
In this episode we chat with Pelvic Health Physiotherapist, Aliya Dhalla, to answer these questions [and more] including why so many women afraid that they might just poop on the table during delivery.
You'll learn about ways to prepare your body for labour, what happens “down there” during the pushing process, and how to regain your quality of life post-baby. We also talk a lot about poop.