Monday, January 25, 2021

Common Baby Skincare Concerns

Baby skin health is a popular topic for many parents. Although term babies have fully competent skin when they are born, their...

Introducing Peanuts and Tree Nuts

Collaborative post with Happy Family Organics Food allergy affects approximately 2% to 10% of the population. As food allergies become...

Eczema in Babies

Eczema is a skin condition that often presents as itchy, scaly skin or tiny red bumps than normally presents before the age...

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...

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...