Welcome to motherhood! Oh and, welcome to all the influences from one side or another. Breast-feeding to formula feeding, cloth diapers to disposables – the possibilities are endless. I promise not to bore you with endless statistics and facts, just a simple read at how Nursery Water is the “Game Changer” in my crazy-formula-feeding, two-under-two world!
I am about to get real here – what is one of the most hotly debated, and let’s be honest judged, topics surrounding parenthood. It is not “do I drink coffee while I am pregnant”. Nor is it Montessori versus local school board. No, those topics are child’s play compare to the lively discussions surrounding breast versus bottle.
Making sure the water you’re using to prepare your baby’s food and bottles is safe, can be tough. While in most communities, tap water is considered safe to drink, you’re still potentially putting your wee one’s brand new stomach at risk.
The neonatal intensive care unit can be a scary place. But don’t worry—we talked to parents who’ve been there.
As a busy parent, it’s easy to overlook your own needs as you focus on the needs of your family. But are you aware that dehydration can quickly slow you down, drain your energy and impair your ability to function at peak performance?
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.