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Safe Drinking Water in Your Baby's First Year

Safe Drinking Water in Your Baby's First Year

August 11, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

If your drinking water comes from a private well or other non-regulated source, ensure it's safe to drink.
Importance of Skin to Skin Contact

Importance of Skin to Skin Contact

August 11, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Many mothers don't realize the importance of skin to skin contact right after birth. Skin-to-skin contact is even more effective than the traditional baby warmers used in hospitals.
Teething and Biting

Teething and Biting

August 10, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Being bitten by a nursing baby hurts! Does that mean you have to stop breastfeeding once your baby's teeth come in? Absolutely not.
Partner Support for Breastfeeding

Partner Support for Breastfeeding

August 10, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

There's a saying that it takes two to make a baby and a village to raise one. Partners and families can make the difference in a long list of areas - and breastfeeding is no exception.
Get Started on Expressing Breastmilk

Get Started on Expressing Breastmilk

August 10, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Learning to do hand expression in the first three to four days after your baby is born is important.
Choking Hazards for Babies Under 12 Months

Choking Hazards for Babies Under 12 Months

August 10, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Choking is another thing you have to keep in mind when your baby starts on solid foods. Here are some safety precautions.
Mom and Baby Staying Together

Mom and Baby Staying Together

August 9, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Before we knew better, hospital staff took babies away from their mothers at birth. Most of these practices have changed.
Managing Mastitis

Managing Mastitis

August 8, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

If you develop a fever higher than 38˚C and feel like you’re getting the flu, or if your breast is red and sore, you may have mastitis (a breast infection).
Medications and Herbal Products for Breastfeeding Moms

Medications and Herbal Products for Breastfeeding Moms

August 8, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

What happens if you need to take medicine while you're breastfeeding? What about herbal products?
Breastfeeding Buddy app

Breastfeeding Buddy

August 8, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

The Breastfeeding Buddy is an easy fun and educational tool to support your breastfeeding at this important time of life for you and your baby. This web based app has tips, tools and videos to help you with breastfeeding and more.

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