Bisphenol A (BPA) has been in the news a lot these days. But is it really a health risk? According to leading scientists we should be worried.
A drowning hazard is associated with the use of infant bath seats and bath rings. In Canada, since 1983, the use of these products has been linked to the drowning deaths of at least 12 babies. It has also been linked to at least 23 near-miss drownings.
You may find that even if you have returned to your pre-pregnancy weight, you have not returned to your pre-pregnancy body. The saggy factor seems to depend on the length of time you were able to carry your babies, genetics, tone before pregnancy and maybe even a little bit on how much stretch mark cream you slapped on during gestation.
Storms, floods, earthquakes – these are all things that we might not want to think about, but they do happen and the best way to give yourself peace of mind is to be prepared. The government recommends we be prepared to sustain our family for 72 hours in the event of an emergency. Do you have an emergency kit? If so, have you looked at it recently? It is worth revisiting your emergency kit to ensure you have adequate supplies to meet the demands of your growing family.
Colic is a mysterious catchall phrase for generally unsettled babies.The definition of colic is a baby that cries for more than three days a week for more than three hours at a time. It is not considered serious, but presents as extended and uncontrollable crying in any baby that is otherwise healthy. It can happen at around two to four weeks of age and can last for three months or longer.
Even the smallest amount of water can be a drowning hazard for young children. Here are more water safety tips from Safe Kids Canada.
Q. Since having my baby, I find that my back, neck and shoulders are stiff and sore? What kinds of excerises can I do to help my sore back and neck?