Recognising when your baby has started teething - and how to help them through it Teething can start as early as three months but typically starts between four and seven months. It will continue until a child's third...


Simple Tips for Weaning

Try to avoid beginning the weaning process during an illness or developmental milestone or when your baby's schedule is disrupted. Eliminate one nursing session every two or three days to allow your milk supply...


Pregnancy A Hair-Raising Experience?

Expectant mothers are often told they are "glowing" - and this isn't necessarily a result of sheer happiness. During pregnancy, increased blood flow to the skin actually results in a clear, healthy skin tone. Other...


Introducing Fish to Your Baby

What is the age for introducing Fish to your Baby and what type of fish should be introduced? Is Fish an Allergenic food? Fish, specifically shellfish and "bony" fish, are known allergens for an infant. It is...


Show me a Sign

Recently I found myself on a hot afternoon, piling my three young girls into the van after a long morning. We were hot, tired, and hungry, which any parent knows is a hazardous situation. Because of the circumstance,...


Homemade Baby Food

Experts say that it takes an infant between 15-21 instances of trying a food before a true like or dislike is established. If you are just beginning to introduce solid foods, you really will not be able to determine if...


What are Omega 3’s?

We’ve all heard that there are “good” and “bad” fats. Well, omega-3 fats are the “good” or healthy fats. They are considered “essential”. That’s a dietitian’s way of saying our bodies need them,...



Recently, there has been a lot of celebrity discussion about the link to autism and vaccines. Two Hollywood moms, Jenny McCarthy and Amanda Peet, have gone head to head trying to sway the public’s opinion. In...


Happy 1st Birthday

Many parents wish to continue the healthy eating habits of their babies when it comes to the all important First Birthday Cake. One idea is to make a small "healthy" cake just for baby and then make a sweeter cake for...


The Progress of Pregnancy

Having a baby growing inside you is like being part of a real-life miracle. Sometimes you'll pat your stomach and feel you can hardly believe your child is in there. Take time to ponder the wonder of what's happening;...


Tooth Care

A helpful guide to caring for your child's teeth whether they are a baby or a toddler Young children are not able to clean their own teeth. As a parent, you must do it for them when they are very young and do it...


Moving from Crib to Bed

When your child moves from crib to bed it's a milestone in his life as well as yours. There is no precise time for making this move, though typically it's between the first and third birthday. The key to success is to...

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