Saturday, January 18, 2020

What is Cradle Cap and How Can it be Treated?

Cradle cap, or seborrheic dermatitis, is a relatively common skin condition that can affect infants between the ages of 2 weeks to...

Understanding and Responding to Biting Toddlers

Biting is a common phase many toddlers go through. It does not mean that your toddler is going to have behavioural problems...

Do We Need To Burp Babies?

Both my mom and mother-in-law believe and promote the practice of burping babies. After our son George was born they both ensured...

What to do About Diaper Rash?

Diaper rash, or diaper dermatitis, is common and often occurs in the first year of life.  In fact, both of my children had...

Guest Post: How To Survive The Stress Of The Christmas Season

Every year in December when the first signs of Christmas arise, the minds of many people fill with excitement, warmth and anticipation.  Daydreams...

Is it Safe to go in Hot Tubs When Pregnant?

During my pregnancy with George, there were a few things that I missed being able to do. I not only missed eating...

How To Get Your Toddler To Stop Using A Pacifier/Soother?

When Madi was 8 months old she suddenly decided that she was done with her soother and never looked back. That is,...

Figuring Out a Breastfeeding Frequency and Routine is Hard

The frequency of breastfeeding varies from mother to mother, and depends on multiple factors including milk supply, milk extraction abilities of the...

Are Artificial Sweeteners Safe in Pregnancy and During Breastfeeding?

Low or no calorie sweeteners are common.  They are present in soft drinks and many other foods to replace sugar and other high...

Is it safe to drink alcohol while breastfeeding?

Stephanie Liu, University of Alberta; Erin Manchuk, University of Alberta, and Shannon Ruzycki, University of Calgary Is it safe...