In honour of leaving St. John’s, Newfoundland, let’s take a moment to highlight some of the fantastic local businesses offering product and services for families with new babies!

 

Seaberry Studios – Paula Mendonca has created a line of DIY Skin Care packages that include a calendula baby balm or, you can sign an expecting parent up for her Baby Giggles workshop and they can learn how to make an array of natural and safe baby products for their family!
 
SECH – Charlie Bean – local fashion designer, Sara Hodder creates beautiful children’s clothing, sun hats, Labour of Love dresses (can you guess what those are for?) and the most fashionable and portable breastfeeding pillows available in town!
 
For the cutest baby knitwear, you’ll be hard pressed to find anything more beautiful than Nomads Knitwear. Organic baby woolens – need I say more?
 
Mama May I – a natural, eco-friendly online baby boutique that carries cloth diapers, baby carriers, natural skin care, outerwear and so much more!
 
Hope Yoga – offers a Buddha Babies yoga class for moms six weeks postpartum and their babies up to active crawling.
Classes are pre-registered – con
tact hopebaggs@gmail.com for details!
 
Soft Wool Heart – Local textiles artist, Kimberly Clarke makes the most wonderful heirloom-quality soft toys. These charming creatures make a perfect first teddy bear that will surely be treasured forever! Contact her directly at softwoolhearttoys@gmail.com
 
Core Insight – Have you heard of Craniosacral Therapy? Dr. Jennifer Drover and Dr. David Mattinen are experts at this gentle approach to assessing and correcting trauma from birth resulting in symptoms such as digestive problems, inability to latch or suckle, irritability, reduced range of motion, and more. 
 
Far Out Fitness – Hey, let’s not forget the people growing these babies! This fitness studio has several offerings for both prenatal and postpartum exercise as well as weekly meet-ups for new parents.
 
Enjoy St. John’s and support local business!