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Breastfeeding isn't going as smoothly as you'd hoped, you're desperate to drop the last of your baby pounds, and you just need some sleep. With top baby experts including: breastfeeding guru Dr. Jack Newman and psychotherapist Alyson Schafer, we've got you covered with parenting advice you can trust. We give you the best mom picks for baby gear

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Is Tap Water Safe for Your Family?

May 3rd, 2018 | By: Nancy Ripton
Not all water is created equally. Find out why drinking tap water could be harmful to your health and how to seek out a better option.
Is Tap Water Safe for Your Family?

Hydration is good for everyone’s health but certain tap water may not be the best choice for your family. Find out what’s coming out of your tap and how to choose a safer water supply.

How Setting a Family Routine can Change your Life

April 3rd, 2018 | By: Alyson Schafer
It's proven that kids respond well to routines. Here's how to add order to your family life and reduce the chaos.
How Setting a Family Routine can Change your Life

Are you one of the many parents who feel like a frenetic chicken running around with your head cut off?

Breastfeeding 101: How to get the perfect latch

March 13th, 2018 | By: Nancy Ripton
Getting the right latch is the key to having a positive breastfeeding experience. Here's how to make sure your baby's latch is perfect.
Breastfeeding 101: How to get the perfect latch

Breastfeeding may be natural, but that doesn't mean it's always easy. One of the biggest complaints from new moms is nipple pain. "If your nipples hurt, it's usually because of a poor breastfeeding latch," says Dr. Jack Newman, head of the Newman Breastfeeding Clinic in Toronto. Getting the right latch from the beginning is important for two reasons: it ensures your baby is getting sufficient milk and it prevents nipple pain. Here's how to get the right latch to increase your odds of breastfeeding success.

Want to Lose your Baby Weight?

February 27th, 2018 | By: Nancy Ripton
Want to Lose your Baby Weight?
Want to Lose your Baby Weight?

Mick Jagger famously sang “You can’t always get what you want,” and for many people this holds true. The average person achieves just 20 to 30 percent of the goals they set, but a study published in Psychology and Health is determined to change this. It seems dreams can come true simply by, well, dreaming about them. “Mental imagery increases your chances of goal-attainment,” says Barbel Knauper, an Associate Professor of Psychology at McGill University and lead author on the study.

Super Foods for Moms

January 14th, 2018 | By: Nancy Ripton
When it comes to nutrients that do a body good some foods just pack a bigger health punch than others. Here’s how to get the most bang from the calories you eat by tapping into our favorite nutrient-rich foods.
Super Foods for Moms

A Harvard University study found that eating blueberries can delay cognitive decline. They are rich in the flavonoid anthocyanidins, which crosses the blood-brain barrier and enhances the areas of learning and memory. Flavonoids also act as a powerful antioxidant and have anti-inflammatory properties that reduce stress and disease. If you needed another excuse to increase your blueberry intake, they can also reduce your appetite and help you lose weight.