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Over-hyping Christmas

Over-hyping Christmas

Why keeping the holiday season in perspective will make it more enjoyable. Over-Hyping the Christmas Season There is so much pressure to have the perfect Christmas, from the food, to the décor to the gifts we [...]

Cesarean Section

Cesarean Section

When is a cesarian section absolutely necessary?  Cesarian Section In North America, births by cesarian sections average between 25 and 30% of all births. Of course, c-sections are major surgery and with that comes risks and [...]

Family Traditions

Family Traditions

Why creating your very own family traditions is so important. Family Traditions With the holiday season well upon us, it’s easy for families to get lost in the chaos of it all.  It’s why it’s so [...]

Doulas’ Role in Childbirth

Doulas’ Role in Childbirth

The important role of doulas during childbirth. Doulas The word doula comes from ancient Greek and means “a woman who serves”. It’s an apt definition because doulas do just that, helping women during the actual birth [...]

Father’s Role in Childbirth

Father’s Role in Childbirth

The important role dads and partners play in the delivery room. Father’s Role A few generations back, fathers weren’t even welcome in the delivery room, but were relegated to pace in the waiting room until the [...]

Homebirths

Homebirths

Are you considering childbirth at home?  Homebirths About 2% of births take place at home, and the verdict is still out on how safe they are. Some studies show that there’s higher infant mortality but less [...]

Preventing Bathtub Drownings

Preventing Bathtub Drownings

The importance of taking charge to prevent childhood bathtub drownings. Preventing Drowning When it comes to bathing children, parents must be vigilant. While objects like bathtub rings can offer a child a little support as you [...]

Furnace and Co2 Safety

Furnace and Co2 Safety

How to prevent carbon monoxide poisonings during autumn and winter. Furnace and Co2 Safety Carbon monoxide is colorless, odorless, tasteless and toxic. A product of incomplete combustion, it can cause headache, nausea, dizziness and even be [...]

Kids and Chores

Kids and Chores

The real reason for having kids partake in household chores. Kids and Chores Let’s face it, sometimes it’s just easier to do household tasks ourselves.  I mean, when we ask kids to do a chore, it [...]

Keeping Teen Girls Safe

Keeping Teen Girls Safe

Tips on keeping our teenaged daughters safe in today’s world. Teen Girl Safety As our children become independent safety takes on a new meaning.  For example, our teen daughters can become the brunt of harrasment that [...]