Benefit of Blogging #1: Opportunity for Self-Reflection!

Here at Pregnets, we want to make sure we are helping our users – including pregnant women, postpartum mothers, families and support networks, and health care providers – as best as we can. Since we wrapped up the Pregnets blog in July, we took some time to speak with 5 women about their experiences blogging for Pregnets. The following is the first in a series of blog posts highlighting some of the major lessons we learned from our conversations with our bloggers.

Lesson #1: Blogging is a great way to self-reflect! Continue reading

Thank you from Pregnets!

Dear readers,

We are so proud of the incredible year we’ve had with the Pregnets blog! As the first phase of the blog wraps up, we wanted to express our gratitude for the incredible support we’ve received over the past year.

Thank you bloggers!
We want to thank our bloggers, Deborah, Llew, Lucy, Melissa, Nathalie, Ruma, and Tracie, for sharing their heartfelt reflections with the Pregnets community. The Pregnets Team was thrilled to learn that the writing process helped our bloggers in their quit journeys and that they may continue to share their stories with Pregnets from time to time to update us on the new successes and challenges they face along the way.

Thank you supporters! Continue reading

Tell us how you feel about Pregnets for a chance to win $25!

Dear Readers,

The Pregnets Team would like to thank you for following along our bloggers’ journeys towards healthier pregnancies and healthier lives for themselves and their families. We hope the blog has been inspiring in your own quit journey and helpful in guiding you through the challenges that come along with it.

We are inviting readers to take part in a confidential survey to help us learn how useful Pregnets has been for you and what changes you would like to see. If you have any thoughts about our blog, discussion board, or website, we would love your feedback!

By taking part, you will have a chance to win a $25 gift card to your choice of Tim Hortons, Starbucks or Amazon.ca!

You can find the survey here: https://survey.camhx.ca/survey63/pregnetsevalwomenandsupportpeople.aspx

If you have any questions about the survey or Pregnets in general, feel free to contact us at pregnets@camh.ca or find us on the Pregnets discussion board. We are happy to help!

 

~Pregnets Team

Recruiting Bloggers

Pregnets is still searching for the next round of bloggers to write about their experiences related to pregnancy and smoking.

The role will begin in January 2015 and will last for 6 months. Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis until January. For more details, including the application please see this link:

https://www.nicotinedependenceclinic.com/English/Pages/Bloggers.aspx

Call for the Next Round of Pregnets Bloggers

Pregnets is beginning the search for the next round of bloggers to write about their experiences related to pregnancy and smoking.

The role will begin in January 2015 and will last for 6 months. Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis until January. For more details, including the application please see this link:

https://www.nicotinedependenceclinic.com/English/Pages/Bloggers.aspx

 

 

Blog Launch: September 9th!

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Next week, we will be launching this blog. Over the coming weeks our new bloggers will begin posting on their experiences related to:

  • Quitting or reducing smoking while thinking about getting pregnant
  • Quitting or reducing smoking while pregnant
  • Their experiences related to smoking after having their baby

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