Sunday, October 25, 2020

Child Wellness

A place to read all the most up-to-date, evidence based medical information relating to your child’s wellness including topics like mental health, medical health, and development.

Baby Drool Rash

Drooling can be a sign of teething, but some babies like George drool more than others. The presence of saliva frequently on...

Toxoplasmosis and Pregnancy

Yes, it’s true.  You really are off the hook for cleaning the cat litter box while you are pregnant.  While the risk of acquiring...

Febrile Seizures

Seeing your child have a seizure is one of the scariest things a parent can experience.  A febrile seizure is a seizure (or convulsions) in...

Fever and Temperature Taking

Living in a COVID-19 pandemic means we are often taking the temperatures of ourselves and our children.  I know this is often a...

Tips for Managing Bedwetting

Bedwetting is stressful! My daughter is almost 4 and does not stay dry overnight. Luckily there’s a new product on the market...

Umbilical Cord Care

Caring for your newborns umbilical cord stump is important.  Whether your baby is born in a health care facility or at home, most...

Baby Proofing the House

George is an active baby. He is a very speedy crawler and there have been times that he was able to get...

Child’s First Dental Visit

Yesterday, Madi and George went for their first dental visit. The Canadian Dental Association recommends infants be assessed by a dentist within 6...

Guest Post: Preparing Your Older Child for a New Baby

Our daughter Madi has been the center of my husband's and my life since the day she was born. Our family, friends...

Public Pools and COVID19

Both of my kids love swimming. Madi was taking swimming lessons prior to COVID-19 and George loves being in the kiddie pool....