Advice & Tips

Photo: President’s Choice As of October 13, 2019, Loblaw Companies Limited has revised a former recall on President’s Choice brand Lower Iron milk based powdered infant formula, which was pulled from the marketplace due to possible Cronobacter spp. contamination. The mistakenly recalled product, which is sold in 900 gram containers and contains the expiry date of August
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Photo: iStock photo Watching your baby wail in discomfort from red, irritated, eczema-flared skin can make you feel like you’re at your wits’ end, so we asked experts for tips on how to get the itchy condition under control.  1. Stick to the basics. The emollient that’s most recommended to lock moisture into the skin
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Photo: Erik Putz Parents often instinctively shred food into teeny-tiny pieces when their babies are first trying self-feeding at six months—probably because they’re afraid of choking. But when infants start solids, they typically only have a palmar grasp—the reflexive closing of their hand around an object—and haven’t developed their pincer grip yet. This means smaller pieces can
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Fall is the perfect nesting time as you celebrate the harvest with warming soups and stews, and get ready to settle in with a newborn. Choosing a baby name that reflects the richness of the season is a perfect way to honour this special time in your life. Autumn There’s a reason Autumn is by
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Photo: iStockphoto When Katherine Dolan took her three-month-old daughter, Ella-Anne, for a workplace visit during her mat leave, she started to fuss and cry whenever someone else held her and Dolan was briefly out of sight. This reaction persisted until Ella-Anne was around 14 months old and began to gradually ease off. “Whenever she was
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Photo: iStockphoto “Baby-led weaning” was coined by authors Tracey Murkett and Gill Rapley in 2008 when they published their initial book in the UK. It refers to a baby starting solids solely by self-feeding with food they can grasp, without any purées or spoon-feeding. In the UK, where “weaning” refers to the introduction of complementary
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