From One New Mom to Another

From One New Mom to Another

The best advice I was given about preparing a birth plan was to throw the plan out the window once labour begins. You can’t predict what will happen and feeling stressed when things don’t go exactly how you’d expected is the last thing you need at that time. There are...
Common Car Seat Questions

Common Car Seat Questions

As a new parent, one of the first hurdles you cross after giving birth is transporting your newborn home from the hospital. It is the law that all babies be in safety approved car seats whenever they are in a car. If you do not have a car, it is still recommended that...
Is My Baby Cranky or Colicky?

Is My Baby Cranky or Colicky?

As a new parent, you are already exhausted trying to figure out sleep and feeding schedules, but add to that a perpetually cranky baby? In the back of your mind, you may have the word “colic” floating around, but do you know what is actually happening or how to deal?...
What You Need To Know About Jaundice

What You Need To Know About Jaundice

What is Jaundice? Newborn jaundice is a yellowing of a baby’s skin and eyes. Newborn jaundice is very common and can occur when babies have a high level of bilirubin, a yellow pigment produced during the normal breakdown of red blood cells. In older babies and adults,...
Are You Ready for Your Baby?

Are You Ready for Your Baby?

You have arrived home with your newborn, and your sources of information have suddenly collapsed. Your prenatal visits are over. The hospital and delivery doctor, or midwife, did their job. Hospital care was highly focused on making sure you and your baby were...