Car accidents are one of the leading causes of accidental injury and death of Canadian children, so installing your car seat safely is critically important. Not only is the installation important, but how long should your baby stay in their car seat? What if they fall asleep there? Let’s dive into those questions and learn everything you need to know about car seat safety.
The information in the post came from a conversation I had with Katherine Hutka. Katherine is a health promotion specialist for Child Safety Link, a children's injury prevention center at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She's also the president of the Child Passenger Safety Association of Canada, a national nonprofit organization.
If you’re feeling burnt out, exhausted and overwhelmed you’re not alone! Parent or caregiver burnout is a real thing that many parents experience, but it’s not always talked about or addressed properly.
However, the line between burnout and postpartum depression can be gray, so if you are experiencing these symptoms, check in with your primary care provider.
The information in this post came from the conversation I had with Wendy McCallum, Professional Coach & Corporate Wellness Expert on my podcast Bringing Up Baby. Wendy is also the host of Bite-Sized Balance Podcast, so check her out there!
Naps are necessary for babies. Napping plays a key role in restoring your baby's mental and physical body. So why is it notoriously challenging for many families to get their babies to take adequate naps?
Let’s dive into the basics of baby naps, how long and how often they should be napping according to their age, what to do if your baby skips a nap and when to be concerned about the amount of daytime sleep your baby is getting.