EarInfections

Ear Infections

What is an ear infection? An ear infection is a bacterial infection in the middle ear, which usually occurs after a cold. Colds can cause fluid to build up behind the eardrum which can then cause your Eustachian...

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Baby Carriers

Are you looking for a baby carrier? Oh Baby! Magazine has teamed up with PTPA Media and here is their list of four baby carriers available for purchase in Canada that have been both parent tested and parent approved. We...

Backinthesaddle

Getting Back in the Saddle

Under any circumstances the road back to having a sex life after having a baby is tough. The OB’s standard advice is to wait six weeks after giving birth to have sex. This is not a number created to drive men crazy....

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Are Baby Bottles Toxic?

Bisphenol A (BPA) has been a popular topic in the news and online in the past few months. The centre of many research studies, BPA is a potentially dangerous chemical leaching out of plastic and into our food. BPA is...

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Ethnopediatrics

Other cultures teach us about pregnancy, birth and babies What we can learn: Anthropologists like Carol Worthman of Emory University have been credited with giving birth to a new field of study in recent years -...

BreastIsBest

Breast is Best - But at what Cost?

Every parent has seen them - pictures of a serene looking mother smiling down at her peaceful, suckling baby. They're in every medical office, hospital and parenting brochure. It's a beautiful image - one that as a...

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Breastfeeding and returning to work

Join the many women who continue breastfeeding after returning to work! Why continue to breastfeed? Your baby needs only breastmilk for the first six months, and you can continue to breastfeed for up to two years...

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Boys and Girls

It's a biological fact that there are differences in behavior and development between boys and girls from birth. Don't enforce stereotypes, but help your baby to develop skills that don't come as naturally, such as...

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Cloth versus Disposable: The Diaper...

The average baby will go through 5,000 to 7,000 diaper changes in the first two years of his or her life, according to Environment Canada. How will all those diapers affect the environment? What else should you consider...

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Circumcision Decision

Question: We are expecting a baby boy, and we need to decide whether or not to have him circumcised. What are the pros and cons of circumcision? Learn about it. For some parents, circumcision has a deep religious...

FirstBornJealousy

First-Born Jealousy

Question: Our first-born is showing extreme jealousy towards the new baby. Hes obviously mad at us for disrupting the predictable flow of his life with this new challenger for our attention. How can we smooth things...

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Benefits of Yoga with Baby

Yoga for Two The miracle of birth is indeed a miracle! But the following weeks of physical exhaustion from lack of sleep, constant mood swings brought on by raging hormones and feelings of depression and isolation...





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