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Milestones to expect in your baby’s first year

A lot happens in your baby's first year. From weight gain to movements and the development of speech, here's a general timeline of when parents can expect each milestone will happen.

Is It OK To Let Your Baby Cry It Out?

There's a lot of opinions when it comes to letting a baby cry it out. Two moms and an expert weigh in.

New parent cheat sheet: 12 tips to help you through your baby’s first year

Your baby isn’t as much of a mystery as you might think. Here's everything you need to know about their first year. 

10 Activities to help your baby’s brain development

You're probably already doing a lot of these things, but basic activities will help your baby's development more than you may have thought.

Benefits of skin-to-skin contact

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.

The importance of hugging

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.

Bonding with Dad

Moms often have more bonding opportunities, especially if they are breastfeeding. But there are plenty of opportunities for Dad to bond with Baby, too.

What to do if your baby is tongue tied

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.

Our top tips for new parents

You’ve got this! Don’t overthink it, use your common sense, and get some sleep.

Babies learn to speak at different ages – don’t worry

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.

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