Wednesday, June 3, 2020

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A common question I have been asked is about the safety of suspended baby jumpers like the Jolly Jumper. Personally, both of my kids loved the jolly jumper from the start and would giggle almost the entire time they are in it. Over the years, there have...
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 is between 36 weeks and 37 weeks 6 days of gestation.  Even women who are having a planned Caesarian section will likely be screened.
The Government of Canada states in a joint statement  that infants who room share for at least 6 months have a lower risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).   This coincides with recommendations from the Canadian Paediatric Society and the American Academy of Pediatrics for safe sleep. 

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