Ashley is also a DONA trained Birth Doula, CAPPA trained Postpartum Doula and as a Type 1 diabetic herself, especially enjoys providing care and guidance for families navigating diabetic pregnancies and breastfeeding journeys. Along with doula and lactation work, Ashley holds many certifications from the Canadian Babywearing School, is an Infant Sleep Educator, an Attached at the Heart Parent Educator and is working towards a certification in Infant Mental Health. She teaches classes and workshops, as well as works one on one with families discussing these topics.
Volunteering is a large part of Ashley’s life, and she provides support to moms through workshops at the Ontario Early Years Centers and by running free drop-ins in Halton and Peel, which include a Babywearing Meetup, a Breastfeeding Cafe, and a Positive Parenting group. When Ashley is not seeing clients or volunteering, she spends her time in hockey arenas, on soccer fields and at scout camps enjoying the most important people in her world – her husband and three children.
Pumpkin Spice Season & Supporting Your Mental Health As the vibrant days of summer gradually transition into the cool embrace of autumn, our moods and emotions embark on their own journey, mirroring the changing landscape. The shift from the sun drenched days of summer to the crisp, golden aura of autumn can evoke a unique […]
Meet Dominika Gejo I believe a lot of you have already met me, however those of you who haven’t yet – I would like to introduce myself. My name is Dominika and I am a certified Foot Reflexologist and Reiki practitioner. I have been fortunate to be a part of Abaton Family forthe last two […]
I am excited to share James’ birth story with all of you, in hopes that my experiences will help other mamas feel confident and happy with their birth preferences, birth experiences, and any unexpected events that go along with the arrival of a baby. Unexpected has been a theme for me, for all three of […]