Helping Baby Cope With A Cold

ORIGINALLY POSTED: November 19, 2009 The cold and flu season has hit and our family discovered it wasn’t immune. I never thought we were but I was kind of hoping nothing would breech our little bubble. The boys both brought … Continue reading

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Do All Children Regress When New Siblings Arrive?

ORIGINALLY POSTED: October 12, 2009 Sleeping through the night? Check! Totally self-toileting? Check! Aware of appropriate communication tools? Check! Eating well and with little prodding? Check! Happy to have a “big boy” bed in his own room? Check! We had … Continue reading

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What About Breastfeeding When I Go Back To Work?

ORIGINALLY POSTED: September 27, 2009 Welcome, Carnival of Breastfeeding readers! When my eldest child (PB) was 15 months old my partner and I decided that we would be better served if I was able to supplement the single income a … Continue reading

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Umbilical Cord Around The Neck – should we worry?

ORIGINALLY POSTED: September 20, 2009 The greatest fears an expectant couple has relate solely to the safety of their unborn child. There are so many things that could go wrong, even though they rarely do these days. At the top … Continue reading

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Sibling Preparation – readying your older child

ORIGINALLY POSTED: September 14, 2009 Many of the clients I work with have been with me since before their first child was born. When they find themselves pregnant with their next baby we often communicate about not only the ways … Continue reading

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Please Take Note

ORIGINALLY POSTED: August 27, 2009 As I sit down to spend some time catching up on work that is WAY overdue to be completed I am compelled to address something that I hear in my classes from time to time. … Continue reading

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Rear Facing Car Seats To The Age Of 2

ORIGINALLY POSTED: August 14, 2009 When teaching prenatal classes I spend a lot of time talking about car seat safety; how long children should be in specialized car seats, when to move from one seat to another, how to ensure … Continue reading

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