PREGNANCY & INFANT LOSS October 13, 2020 by Dr. Laura Lewis Often in pregnancy care work, we speak of the specific loss and pain of abortion, yet the trauma involved in miscarriage or stillbirth can be equally profound. Recently an individual reached
SIBLINGS. A LOVING GIFT. September 30, 2020 by Dr. Laura Lewis These ads stopped my scroll through Facebook. I instantly felt many things - shock, concern, and even some offence. And I thought, Is this conversation really happening in Canada? My mind
How do we respond to Black Lives Matter? June 2020 by Dr. Laura Lewis I wasn’t sure what to say. Perhaps you have felt this way too. The reality of the extensive fracture of racism finally hit me, at a deep level.
3 QUESTIONS TO ASK BEFORE AN ABORTION DISCUSSION May 19, 2020 Dr. Laura Lewis How do we approach and discuss abortion, a topic so heated and polarizing? Before jumping into a discussion about abortion, it’s best to first pause and consider a few questions.
GOOD NEWS April 1, 2020 by Dr. Laura Lewis “I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” ― Jimmy Dean Navigating chaos with innovation, kindness, and simplicity. There is something about the
HOPE IS CONTAGIOUS March 25, 2020 by Rebecca Peters Our world has been turned upside down. As this “new normal” sets in, it’s been interesting to see what is no longer essential and what other needs still remain and are urgent. Our
THE GREY ZONE August 30, 2019 by Rebecca Peters What is the grey zone? It’s a place of uncertainty. It’s hard to know which way to go, because it’s foggy and the paths are not clear. You know there are a number
THE OTHER OPTIONS INVOLVED IN REPRODUCTIVE CHOICE June 3, 2019 by Laura Lewis MD, CCFP Reproductive choice is not simply access to abortion. Choice must also entail fully informed consent, alternatives to abortion, and respect for the validity of not choosing abortion. If
LATE TERM ABORTION, NEW YORK STATE, AND THE CANADIAN CONTEXT The recent legislation passed in New York state has started a conversation about late term abortion in general. Here are a few considerations for Canadians. 2-minute vlog transcript (with slight modifications for
Some things to consider before taking the abortion pill A doctor takes a candid look at some of the risks of Mifegymiso® November 2018 by Dr. Laura Lewis Every day in Canada hundreds of women are challenged by an unintended
LOVE TRUMPS EVERYTHING August 30, 2018 by Rebecca Peters I have some thoughts bouncing around in my head, thoughts and questions. Like, is it more important to be right, or to love unconditionally? Is it more important for others to know your
DISENFRANCHISED GRIEF & LOSS Aug 2, 2018 by Susan Stagg Life is miraculous and beautiful in so many ways, but sometimes life can really, really hurt. I am always amazed at the spectrum of experiences that are represented by my clients. Loss