In a publicly funded health care system, unnecessary tests can lead to a waste of health system resources that could be better spent on other services for patients.
Not only have the suggested foods changed, but also when to begin feeding solids.
Don't worry. “Strawberry marks” will fade over time.
In a major departure from conventional advice, new Canadian guidelines say parents should be offering their six-month-old infants iron-rich foods like beef, pork, fish, poultry, tofu, beans and eggs two or more times a day on a daily basis.
Breech babies, children with a family history of hip problems, and first-born girls (oddly enough) are more at risk of hip dysplasia than other kids.
Problems associated with plagiocephaly (also known as flat head syndrome) include developmental delay, physical appearance (for some children it can mean their ears or eyes are out of alignment), difficulty fitting into bike, snowboard or hockey helmets, and potential teasing due to looking different.
Brain development and DHA go together.
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.