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Many experts point out significant concerns about amber teething necklaces and bracelets. Here’s what you need to know. When your baby or toddler is teething, sometimes those wee teeth poke through without a lot of drama, but other times you’re in for night-time wake-ups, all-day fussing, and one cranky kiddo. No wonder you start looking
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I was at a local gift shop looking for a card for my best friend, who had just delivered her first baby. What I wanted was a card that says something like, Labour sucks, but you’re a warrior, and a life-giving queen—great job!  But all the baby cards are just that: for the baby. Welcome little
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Mia O’Malley, founder of @Plussizebabywearing on Instagram, Sling: @Nalakai_co, Photo: @LindsayDonnellyPhoto Carriers with lots of straps and buckles, or impossibly drapey and long fabric wraps, can look intimidating to anyone who’s never tried one before. (Add in the stress of a crying baby as you’re trying to follow the instructions and I get it—it’s not
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Photo: iStockPhoto A teething baby or toddler usually comes with plenty of drool—and potentially a teething rash, too. Though teething rash is more of a nuisance than anything, you’ll want to prevent the rash as much as possible, help it heal and keep your little one comfortable. Here’s what to keep in mind. What is
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Photo: Stocksy United If you’re looking for baby teething gels at the pharmacy, you may be surprised by what you find—and don’t find—in stock. Orajel, Little Teethers, Anbesol and other popular infant teething gels that contain the anesthetic benzocaine have quietly been pulled from store shelves in Canada. The concern with the products is a rare
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Photo: istock Newborn sleep: It’s one of the three main things you think about when you have a baby. (There’s sleep, there’s feedings, and there’s basic hygiene, as in, “How many days ago did I shower? Can I wear a sweatshirt with crusted spit-up on it to the paediatrician’s office? Answer: Yes.) As you’re getting to
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Photo: istock Sleep: It’s one of the three main things you think about when you have a new baby. (There’s sleep, there’s feedings, and there’s basic hygiene, as in, “How many days ago did I shower? Can I wear a sweatshirt with crusted spit-up on it to the paediatrician’s office? Answer: Yes.) As you’re getting to
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