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Toddler tonsillectomy

December 5th, 2017 | By: Sydney Loney
Does your child have trouble breathing at night? It might be time to take her tonsils out.
Toddler tonsillectomy

Tonsillectomies are the second most common surgical procedure in children (ear tubes are number one), says Neil Chadha, a pediatric otolaryngologist at BC Children’s Hospital in Vancouver. “It used to be considered something of a cure-all,” Chadha says. “But now we have more evidenced-based criteria that we use to decide if it’s really the right thing to do.” Tonsillectomies are most common in kids age three and up, and those between ages three to five tend to recover fastest, simply because they have less tissue to take out.

How to Choose the Best Highchair

November 28th, 2017 | By: Sydney Loney
Having trouble getting your baby to eat? Try changing the way they sit
How to Choose the Best Highchair

Getting babies and toddlers to eat is one of the most stressful parts of parenting, but the solution might be as simple as adjusting the way they sit. If you have a picky eater or a squirmy toddler who can’t seem to focus on his food, your highchair might be the problem, says Aviva Allen, a kids’ nutritionist in Toronto.

Simple Solutions for Homemade Baby Food

November 2nd, 2017 | By: Cheryl Tallman and Joan Ahlers
Here’s how to make baby food from scratch. Bonus! It's so easy you can even do it when you’re traveling or dining out.
Simple Solutions for Homemade Baby Food

Making baby food is healthy and economical. At home, it’s easy; but traveling or dining out doesn’t mean you need to resort to pre-made, jarred food. Just follow our tips for making baby food to enjoy on the go.

Teach Your Baby to Talk

November 2nd, 2017 | By: Sydney Loney
Your guide to communicating with your baby from day one
Teach Your Baby to Talk

You probably can't wait to have a real conversation with your baby, but you'd be amazed at how much you can say to one another long before she says her first word. Whether you're chatting verbally or trying your hand (literally) at baby sign language, here's how to open the lines of communication with your infant.

Is your baby in pain?

September 13th, 2017 | By: Sydney Loney
From needles to ear infections, here's how to make the hurt go away
Is your baby in pain?

Scraped knees and the occasional ouch are probably part of your child’s regular routine, but how do you know when her pain is something a kiss can’t make better? “Kids often aren’t able to express where, or how badly, it hurts,” says Dr. Christine Chambers, a pediatric psychologist at the Centre for Pediatric Pain Research in Halifax. Here’s how to tell when your child is hurt–and what you can do to make it better.