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The Sleep Doula

After being a trained birth and postpartum doula for over five years, and having two children 18 months apart, Tracey Ruiz realized there was a need for a support system for parents of babies who have problems sleeping...

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POP = Put On Protection

Education on sun safety is an extremely important issue that we all need to be knowledgeable in. Sometimes we believe we are fairly educated in sun safety but there are many misconceptions that need to be raised. First...

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Commonsense Answers to Common...

Many women do not produce enough milk. Not true! The vast majority of women produce more than enough milk. Indeed, an overabundance of milk is common. Most babies that gain too slowly or lose weight do so not because...

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How Hot is Your Tap Water?

Scalds: What are they? A scald is a second-degree burn caused by hot liquid or steam. Although scalds caused by hot coffee, tea or hot foods are more common, hot tap water scalds of children are often more...

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Sing Along

As an early childhood educator, songs and circle times are a key factor in running a fun and creative classroom. Although it's fun to learn and teach new songs, there are a few staples that always find their way back to...

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Immunization

Immunization: recommended vaccines for Canadian children What is immunization? Immunization may also be called vaccination, baby shots or needles. It is the best protection against many serious diseases. How...

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Your baby's sleeping soundly...or is...

Cot Death, or Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), affects three families every week in Canada. SIDS is an unexplainable death of an infant, and leaves our community asking some big questions. Charlotte Wenham, a former...

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Reflux and GERD

In many countries worldwide reflux is over diagnosed. Unfortunately parents don’t really have an understanding of what real reflux is and so they medicate or operate before trying to fix the problem holistically.The...

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Q&A with Dr. Fleming

What about stinging insects? There are a variety of stinging insects, including honey bees, bumble bees, wasps, and hornets. Symptoms can be local or systemic, which means other symptoms are involved. If your child...

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Q&A with Dr. Fleming

What is influenza? Influenza is a viral respiratory illness that occurs November to April typically. The common cold is not influenza though we often hear it referred to as “the flu”. What are the...

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Dress Warm

Expectant Mothers Although many pregnant women find that the extra activity going on in their body keeps them warm during the winter months, Canada's chilly climate makes outer layers a necessity. However, buying a...

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A Signing Story

Just a few years ago signing with your baby was a novel idea. Parents felt using sign language with babies was reserved for children with special needs or that signing with babies would delay a child's speech...




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