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Encouraging a Healthy Sleep Schedule for Babies

Encouraging a Healthy Sleep Schedule for Babies

April 15, 2015 by HealthyFamilies BC

Putting a baby to sleep is sometimes not an easy task. Some babies are naturally better sleepers than others. Here are some tips on helping you and you baby establish a healthy sleep schedule.
Oral Care for Your Baby

Oral Care for Your Baby

March 31, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Babies’ teeth usually start coming in around six months of age. Baby teeth are very important and your baby needs your help taking care of them.
Can Cloth Diapers Work for Your Family?

Can Cloth Diapers Work for Your Family?

March 17, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Many expectant and new parents wonder about using cloth diapers for their baby. Here's what to consider when choosing a cloth diapers, the types of services and the benefits.
Coping with Crying

Coping with Crying

August 14, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Dealing with a crying baby day after day can be difficult, particularly when you're tired. So it's good to have a plan for coping.
Safe Sleeping

Safe Sleeping

August 14, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the sudden, unexpected death of a healthy baby under the age of one.
Risks and Concerns Around Bed Sharing

Risks and Concerns Around Bed Sharing

August 12, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Your 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.
Understanding Jaundice in Newborn Babies

Understanding Jaundice in Newborn Babies

August 12, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Jaundice 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.
Tips for Soothing

Tips for Soothing

August 11, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Babies 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.
Bathing and Skin Care for Newborn Babies

Bathing and Skin Care for Newborn Babies

August 10, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Babies don't need a bath every day, but they do need to stay clean and dry.
Tips for Diapering a Newborn Baby

Tips for Diapering a Newborn Baby

August 8, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Most newborns need their diapers changed 10 to 15 times a day. Be sure to make it a special time for talking, laughing and playing with your baby.

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