Thursday, June 4, 2020

Safety of Suspended Baby Jumpers

A common question I have been asked is about the safety of suspended baby jumpers like the Jolly Jumper. Personally, both of...

What is Group B Strep and Why Do You Need to be Screened During...

It is standard of care that all pregnant women get screened for Group B Streptococcus (GBS).  The recommended time to get screened by your primary care provider...

Facial Hair and Attraction

Since the pandemic, my husband has not had a haircut and has not shaved regularly. My favourite look for my husband is...

Common Sleep Myths

Sleep Myth #1: My anxiety will get better if I just get more sleep.  Fact: Anxiety and sleep...

Why Room Sharing Reduces SIDS

The Government of Canada states in a joint statement  that infants who room share for at least 6 months have a lower risk of...

Guest Post: Prenatal Care During COVID-19

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, women with low risk pregnancies could expect a regular schedule of prenatal visits with a family physician...

Management Strategies for Colic

Colic is defined as crying for no apparent reason that lasts for greater than 3 hours per day and occurs on 3 or...

What are the Possible Benefits of App Use in Children?

Since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic, I have been relying more on screens to keep Madi busy.  Prior to the...

Guest post: Temper Tantrums, Meltdowns, and Anxiety

The terms “tantrum,” “meltdown,” and “anxiety” are often used interchangeably however, they are actually all different terms used to describe different behaviours. 

Vitamin C and the Common Cold

There has been a lot of talk about whether vitamin C will help prevent or treat COVID-19. To date, the safety and...