To swaddle or not to swaddle?

To swaddle or not to swaddle is one of those hot topics of motherhood. Swaddling is one of the oldest baby traditions there is, but recently it has become a…

What Kind Of Mama Has A Doula?

You’re not alone. Doula’s seem to be rising in popularity. Before, they were thought of as something only hippie moms-to-be hired for home births or unmedicated childbirth. Now-a-days more and…

Newborn Jaundice – What You Need To Know

Well first, let’s talk about bilirubin. Bilirubin is an orange-yellow coloured substance that is created while our bodies go through the normal process of breaking down red blood cells. Bilirubin…

When Breastfeeding Ends

Parenting comes with so many milestones to be celebrated; that first sweet cry, the first time your baby crawls, and that first beautiful smile or laugh. All of these milestones…

Allergy moms are like investigators!

I had just turned a year old when my family began our investigation into the world of allergies.  To successfully manage an allergy you have to be on constant alert…

The Scoop On Humidifiers

This year has been AWFUL for colds and flus, and when you have a toddler in daycare, illness is nearly impossible to avoid. As a Registered Nurse who works with…

10 Breastfeeding Tips For The Pregnant Mama!

Knowledge is power… Gaining accurate information before baby comes can ease your nerves, and make the whole experience less anxiety provoking, and more enjoyable once your bundle finally arrives. Choose…

OUCH! Stopping Biting While Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding can be a wonderful experience. Especially after baby and you both get in the groove, and things start feeling more natural. But then, BAM… baby starts cutting teeth, and…

If I Could Keep You Little

When my daughter, Vaida, turned one, she received a book, “If I Could Keep You Little”, by Marianne Richmond. Every time we read it, I’m reminded that my babies are…

4 Sneaky Superfoods for Your Baby

Your baby has finally reached the age when solid food can be incorporated in to his diet! This is an exciting time as a parent. Watching your baby enjoy food…