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Have You Ever Wondered What Your...

Parents often have difficulty understanding exactly what their child needs or wants in their preverbal stage. Not for lack of trying, this barrier in early life can cause frustration in both the parents and the baby....

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Keep it Simple

Here’s the thing: you can spend thousands of dollars getting all of the latest greatest for your new arrival but realize that you are doing this for yourself, not your baby. The best thing you can give your new baby...

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Feeding Twins

There are two babies and two breasts, but it doesn’t always add up to easy. It is possible to breastfeed twins, but there are other options that may work for you and your babies. Breastfeeding The best place to...

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It's Winter, what do I do with my baby...

Baby, it’s cold outside! The weather shouldn’t keep you (or your baby) isolated from fun. Socializing, physical activity and change of view can help pass the wintery days (and beat away the baby blues). Here are...

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Ear Infections

Although ear infections are common, they are not a normal, healthy part of childhood. They are not a rite of passage that your child has to suffer through. Seventy-five percent of Canadian children will have at least...

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General Baby Health

I don’t know about you, but I learned as it came when I had my first baby. In fact, I’m still learning as it comes and my baby is almost five! There are many things we are confronted with in the first weeks with...

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Sterilization 101

New parents have a fierce instinct to protect their new bundle of joy. We know it is not possible to shield your baby from every germ, but sterilization of all bottlefeeding equipment is one way you can protect them...

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Simple Tips for Sleep

“Is she sleeping through the night?” You’ll be surprised that once you have your baby how many people will ask you this question. It’s a pretty ridiculous question as newborns rarely ‘sleep through the...

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Bath Time... The First Time

The first few weeks of your baby’s life you may not want to rush into bath time. It’s perfectly ok to give him sponge baths. As long as his face, hands and genital area are clean, there really is no rush. Bathing...

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The Real Baby Whisperers

You know the saying “It takes a village to raise a child”? Sometimes after birth, that “village” is small – very small. With grandparents that might still be working or family living far away, you may be faced...

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Bath Time

I have washed kids in tummy tubs, kitchen sinks, bathroom sinks, in the shower and in our regular baby bathtub.  What I’m saying here, is that you can wash a baby just about anywhere…  My kids loved getting wet,...

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Diapers

I remember putting on, what at the time, looked like an eeny, meeny diaper – onto my newborn. And it was too big!  Luckily my son gained a lot of weight fast and the eeny meeny diapers became too small very quickly!...




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