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How Often and How Long to Feed

How Often and How Long to Feed

October 1, 2019 by HealthyFamilies BC

If you're just starting out, you might be wondering how much breastfeeding is enough for your baby. Here are some guidelines that can help.
Medications and Herbal Products for Breastfeeding Moms

Medications and Herbal Products for Breastfeeding Moms

October 1, 2019 by HealthyFamilies BC

What happens if you need to take medicine while you're breastfeeding? What about herbal products?
Signs of a Good Feed

Signs of a Good Feed

October 1, 2019 by HealthyFamilies BC

Wondering how to tell if your baby's had enough breast milk? Here's a list of signs that indicate a good feed.
Vitamin D Supplements for Breastfeeding Babies

Vitamin D Supplements for Breastfeeding Babies

October 1, 2019 by HealthyFamilies BC

Breastfeeding alone can provide all the nutrients your baby needs for the first six months – with one notable exception.
Alcohol and Pregnancy

Alcohol and Pregnancy

September 9, 2019 by HealthyFamilies BC

Drinking when you’re pregnant can be harmful to your baby, so it’s safest to stop drinking before you conceive.
Water Safety for Toddlers

Water Safety for Toddlers

July 18, 2019 by HealthyFamilies BC

Playing in and around water is fun and soothing for toddlers. But they need very close supervision to keep them safe.
Safety At Home in Baby's First Year

Safety At Home in Baby's First Year

July 5, 2019 by HealthyFamilies BC

Too many children die every year from preventable injuries in British Columbia and many of these happen at home. Reduce the risk by following these tips.
Pain Relief Options for Labour and Birth

Pain Relief Options for Labour and Birth

January 30, 2018 by HealthyFamilies BC

Pain is a natural part of labour and birth, but every woman's experience is different. Similarly, there are lots of different approaches to managing pain.
Safe Travel During Pregnancy

Safe Travel During Pregnancy

January 30, 2018 by HealthyFamilies BC

Travel by car or plane is generally safe for pregnant women during their first two trimesters. Here are some tips to help increase your comfort and minimize risks.
Special Health Concerns During Pregnancy

Special Health Concerns During Pregnancy

January 30, 2018 by HealthyFamilies BC

During pregnancy, here is a look at some common complications women may experience - and what to do if they happen to you.

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