Seeing a child suffer with severe eczema can leave parents feeling helpless and emotionally distraught. Having to hold down or double swaddle a child so that they do not scratch their skin raw is one of the worst feelings in the world. After testing every eczema cream ingredient on the market,...
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Whether you're trying to minimize your carbon footprint or are concerned about the effects harsh chemicals may have on your family's health, switching to natural bathroom cleaners is a great choice. Although there are tons of "green" cleaning products available in stores, in most cases, it's c...
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There is a lot of contradictory information available about coloring one's hair while pregnant. Some research states that it's not an issue if you stay away from the roots while other research says to avoid it completely during the first trimester and, finally, some research says that you shou...
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Pregnancy can lead to a whole slew of very painful joint issues some of which include carpel tunnel syndrome, symphysis pubic dysfunction and sciatica. The main cause is the hormone relaxin which makes the whole body more flexible to allow for the pelvis to separate during delivery. Those who ...
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Children will chew absolutely anything when they are teething. What makes cribs so enticing is that they are the perfect height for a child to chew when they pull themselves to a standing position. Although most cribs are now made of non-lead paint, you may still not want them ingesting the ot...
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Most people don't realize the detrimental effects that unhealthy makeup and self-tanners can have. Many endocrine disruptor ingredients have been linked to different cancers and early ...
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Postpartum depression is a serious illness that can be debilitating and even life threatening. Most women and men are completely in the dark about how it happens and how to prevent such an episode. We are going to go into some detail about postpartum depression and steps that the whole family ...
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SIDS is every parent's worst nightmare. You're told to avoid any loose bedding but at the same time to keep your baby in an 18-22ºC temperature room; a temperature that can be quite chilly for a newborn. Swaddling can shift and move dangerously over your baby's mouth, and can also put unh...
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Have you been told to choose products that are BPA-free and Phthalate-free but don't quite understand why? We are going to go over some basics about endocrine disruptors and why you want to avoid them as much as possible.

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The endocrine system is m...
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Natural solutions like essentials oils are a great way to support your child's health without the added chemicals in products like Vicks BabyRub but there is a balance. Understa...
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This summer thousands of Montrealers received letters warning them about lead leaking into their drinking water through the pipes in their homes.