The feeling of skin-to-skin contact with your newborn is unforgettable providing many benefits, from the physical to the psychological for both Baby and Mom.
Dr. Christine Chambers and Dr.Marsha Campbell-Yeo are experts when it comes to skin-to-skin contact. Here’s what they had to say.
Moms often have more bonding opportunities, especially if they are breastfeeding. But there are plenty of opportunities for Dad to bond with Baby, too.
Often tongue tie may persist without immediately noticeable symptoms. However, as your child grows, it may affect speech, oral hygiene (due to not being able to use the tongue to clear debris from the teeth and gums), licking movements (like moistening the lips) or even playing an instrument.
You’ve got this! Don’t overthink it, use your common sense, and get some sleep.
Janice Biehn, editor of ParentsCanada magazine, talks about factors that might cause your baby to learn to speak at a later age and how to deal with it.
Are you holding your “wittle babeeeee” back by being too cutesy? Experts say no.
Play is not only fun for your baby, but it’s good for brain development, too.
So it begs the question: Is there a ‘normal’ weight for babies? It’s not that simple, says Dr. Dina Kulik, a mom of three and pediatrician at Toronto’s Sick Kids Hospital.