Alison Gilmour, a mother of four and the Nursing Unit Administrator in the Women and Infants Ambulatory Health Program at Mout Sinai Hospital in Toronto, compiled step-by-step instructions for Best Wishes on how to get the job done right.
For some families, toilet training comes early.
The stinky perils of diapers and potty training are something that we usually accept is part of raising a child.
But a movement of dedicated parents is starting to skip that step, learning to interpret the signals that their child has to poop or...
“When I massaged Hunter he wouldn’t squirm. He became so relaxed that he would often pass gas!” says Hunter’s mom, Jennifer Pinder of Hamilton, Ontario. “Taking infant massage classes was an opportunity for me to get out of the house and to bond with Hunter. I thought the classes...
As your baby enters the world, the skin is likely to display markings that might seem alarming to a new parent, but are usually harmless. These symptoms are an indicator of the skin’s vital role as a mediator to the profound changes of her new environment.
The following conditions are...
WHAT IS DIAPER RASH?
Diaper rash is irritated skin. It may be mildly red and scaly, or severe if it becomes infected.
DIAPER RASH CAN BE CAUSED BY:
friction of the diaper rubbing against the skin
overly snug diapers
wet diapers left on too long
pee and poop that can ‘burn’ the...