August 12, 2013There are many myths and misconceptions about breastfeeding. Don't let them discourage you. The truth is, almost all women can breastfeed after giving birth.
Babies don't come with instruction manuals. But parents and healthcare professionals have learned a lot about the best ways to care for and nurture little ones.
Here's the latest advice and information to help you through the first 12 months.
August 12, 2013Your bed can be a great place to breastfeed, snuggle and bond with your baby while you're awake. But when you get sleepy, it's time for your baby to move to his or her own crib.
August 12, 2013It's not uncommon for babies to have flat spots on their heads. And there are some things you can do to help.
August 12, 2013Early disease newborn screening is a quick blood test that detects a number of treatable, rare disorders in babies.
August 12, 2013Here are some language development milestones that you can expect during the first six months.
August 12, 2013Some women find breastfeeding easy, while others encounter challenges. Most new moms, however, have questions about breastfeeding.
August 12, 2013Jaundice is a condition that all new parents should be aware of - it appears in about half of all full term babies and about three quarters of preterm babies.
August 11, 2013If your nipples are flat or inverted, breastfeeding may be a little more challenging. Don’t worry. Most babies will learn to latch on anyway.
August 11, 2013Babies generally cry because they're hungry, uncomfortable, sick, hurt or looking for affection. But sometimes, you can try everything and your baby won't stop crying.
August 11, 2013The most important thing to consider when you breastfeed is comfort - yours and the baby's.
August 3, 2013In cultures where breastfeeding is common, women don't worry about it the way many Canadians do.
January 26, 2018Shortly after your baby is born, healthcare providers will do a few routine tests and procedures. Here's what you can expect.
August 6, 2013Once you start giving your baby solid foods, it's important to know which foods can be dangerous. Here's some advice about what to avoid and how to practice food safety for babies.
August 2, 2013If you have to be away from your baby for more than a few hours, you can express your breast milk and store it for later.
August 6, 2013A strong support network is important for new parents. Here's some advice to help ensure you're surrounded by a supportive team to help you become the parent you want to be.
August 10, 2013Choking is another thing you have to keep in mind when your baby starts on solid foods. Here are some safety precautions.
August 7, 2013Babies have delicate, sensitive skin that is easily damaged by the sun, even on cloudy or overcast days.
August 4, 2013Milk ducts are the channels in your breast that milk flows through to get to the nipple. If a duct gets plugged the best thing to do is keep breastfeeding.
August 10, 2013Baby equipment can be helpful, but it’s important to ensure the items are safe before you use them.
August 4, 2013Worried that your baby isn't getting enough to eat? Talk to your healthcare provider before you try adding formula.