Megan Howarth
Megan Howarth has been working with women and families in Montreal as a birth and postpartum doula since 2011. She also teaches prenatal classes to expectant parents with Birds and Bees Prenatal Classes.

When she isn't busy rushing off to births or helping new families, she is spending time with her husband, Pete and her two hilarious and amazing sons, Dylan and Miles.

You can find her blogging about pregnancy, birth, and motherhood at

Entries by Megan Howarth

Working From Home With Kids Sucks

(0) Comments | Posted March 13, 2017 | 9:15 AM

Hey there, guy from the BBC viral video from last week. I know, you must feel completely mortified as the entire world found out that you were more than just an expert on South Korea. GASP! You're a father, too!

I have to admit, I laughed. I showed my husband...

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My Husband Is Not The Babysitter

(0) Comments | Posted February 16, 2017 | 3:31 PM

It almost never fails. I'll be out of the house without my husband, doing something a normal human being might do: eating lunch with a friend, visiting a family member, going to a show, whatever.

If I bump into someone they will ask me, "Where are the kids?!" as if...

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What's The Best Age To Become A Mom?

(0) Comments | Posted September 6, 2016 | 10:11 AM

When should I start having kids?

Am I too old to have a baby?

What is the best time to start a family?

Confident, successful and amazing 20- to 40-something women can all that agree when it comes to having babies, we're all wondering the same things. Having...

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5 Pieces Of Parenting Advice You Should Ignore

(0) Comments | Posted December 8, 2015 | 11:04 AM

Everyone's got an opinion, right?

The moment you announce your pregnancy the entire world suddenly feels the urge to share all their tried and tested tips and advice. It doesn't matter that you're an adult and have, presumably, gotten through life so far relying on your own common sense and...

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The Other Side: Life As A New Parent

(0) Comments | Posted November 27, 2015 | 4:06 PM

Everything was going perfectly at a birth I attended recently.

The nursing staff was amazing, the doctors and residents were communicating wonderfully with my client and her partner to put them at ease and make them feel respected and heard, and the labour was progressing well. I sat behind my...

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Our Differences Strengthen The Sisterhood Of Motherhood

(0) Comments | Posted October 29, 2015 | 8:45 AM

A few months ago my Facebook feed was erupting in cheers, tears, amens and smiley emoticons. What was all the excitement about?

Everyone was posting the same video and it must have been shared by 50 per cent of my friends list, along with a ton of the business pages...

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I Threw a Shoe at My 6 Month Old

(26) Comments | Posted October 19, 2015 | 5:39 PM

Looking back now, I can almost-sort-of-kinda-not-really laugh about it. My husband still hasn't forgotten about it, and it was such a raw moment that really captured the intensity of my journey through new motherhood.

I threw a shoe at my 6 month old. My husband was holding him and I...

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