BabyBathEssentials

Baby Bath Essentials

For some, bathing your baby is the most fun you can have as new parents. I wish it could be bath time every hour. Some newborns love it, for others it can be a real stressful time. Most doctors recommend a bath every...

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Goodnight baby

People often ask me how I put my baby to sleep. My son has always been a terrible sleeper and I have toyed with the idea of letting him "cry it out" many times. But I can't ever go through with more than 10 minutes of...

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Postpartum Diva

Fashion After Baby It's the Mother of All Dilemmas: what to wear during the postpartum period while you're waiting for your body to regain its pre-baby shape. You wouldn't be caught dead wearing maternity clothing at...

TheLine

The Line

6:00pm the witching hour. Up since 5:30 in the morning with baby, no shower, rice cereal for lunch (we mean you, not the baby), spit on your shoulder, Raffi playing for the 10th time today in the background and Jack...

ToySafety

Toy Safety

Kids love toys - they always want more. Often, toys get handed down through generations, but even a few years makes a big difference to toy safety standards. Health Canada sets heavy standards that toy makers must abide...

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Sex After Birth

The question: I had my six-week checkup today. My doctor gave me the go-ahead to start having intercourse again, but frankly, I couldn't care less if I ever have sex again! Is there something wrong with me? Ann...

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Safe Toys & Play

Toys and play are important to your child’s development, and safety is essential. In Canada, responsibility for toy safety is shared among governments, the toy industry, safety associations, parents, and...

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Sleep Problem Solver

From A to ZZZZs The Quick Guide to Preventing and Solving - Baby Sleep Problems While your nightstand may be overflowing with books about pregnancy and birth, you may want to add a baby sleep book to that stack,...

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Babies: Pumping Iron

There's been a lot of talk recently about the crucial role that iron plays in promoting healthy growth and development in babies and young children—and for good reason. Iron is the key ingredient in hemoglobin, the...

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Are you feeling the Postpartum...

It’s been a couple of months since the birth of baby and the revolving door of visitors has almost slowed to a halt. Life is feeling normal again and you’re proud of the routine that you’ve established with baby...

Orange-Sign

One of the many benefits of baby sign...

One of the many benefits of baby sign language: Larger Expressive and Receptive Language Vocabularies When a baby's brain develops, the area that understands visual information develops sooner than the area that...

RoadSafety

Car Seat & Air Bag Information

Your Child Could Be In Danger Every year, over 10,000 children 12 or under are injured, some of them fatally, in traffic collisions. Surveys show that as many as 80% of Canadian children are not properly restrained...




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