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2019-07-19T17:20:57+00:00July 19th, 2019|

Co-sleeping has been around for centuries, yet has proven to be a bit of a controversial topic! Why, you may ask? Simply put, the AAP (American Academy of Pediatrics) still speaks out against co-sleeping/bed sharing. Some pediatricians are opting to shift the paradigm a bit to focus on safely co-sleeping with your baby. Here [...]

Choose & Use – JPMA Baby Safety Month, 2018

2018-09-18T10:04:09+00:00September 7th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

September is Baby Safety Month. This JPMA (Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association) sponsored event is an annual, month long awareness program to educate parents and caregivers on the importance of the safe use and selection of juvenile products. The 2018 theme, Choose and Use, revolves around learning and teaching parents and consumers about how to choose [...]

The amazing significance of what a mother-to-be eats

2018-08-21T17:25:03+00:00August 21st, 2018|Tags: , |

We all know, instinctively, that eating healthy during pregnancy is of utmost importance. But seldom do we stop to actually ponder the point of eating healthy. If we were to, we might wish to gain some scientific perspective. And if we did gain that perspective, we would be astounded by the phenomenal significance of [...]

Daddy Blues by Mark Williams: A book every Dad should read.

2018-08-21T16:56:42+00:00August 21st, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

Daddy Blues tells the inspiring story of one man’s experience with postnatal depression. Mark Williams led a content life; from a working-class background, he worked his way up into a promising career and then met the love of his life. When his wife Michelle fell pregnant, it seemed as though everything had fallen into [...]

Daddy’s Depressed.

2018-08-21T16:56:11+00:00August 13th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Men can get ante-natal and post-natal depression. Yes. You read that right. Men too. Pregnancy is a powerful, life-altering experience that can, and do, stir up deep-rooted and sometimes unexpected emotions and issues in both expectant parents or, in the case of after-birth, in both parents. 1 in 10 dads experience PND (Post-natal Depression). [...]

Playards Safety – Dos and Don’ts

2018-09-17T18:45:44+00:00July 6th, 2018|Tags: , , , , |

Safety first. Everything else, next. Our moms probably used them for us. Back then, they were called playpens. Nowadays, we like to call them playards. Whatever be the name, playards can be extraordinarily convenient when you want to keep your baby safe while get a few things done. But there is a caveat. Of [...]