Tag: babies

  • Infant Massage: Nurturing Touch for Loving Connection
    Infant Massage: Nurturing Touch for Loving Connection
    Massage is a simple act that brings tremendous benefits to parents and babies; there are basic guidelines to follow to create a respectful and pleasant experience for infants. By  Iasnaia Maximo; Image by Khoa Pham on Unsplash.Touch is said to be the first sense developed in the womb. With skin being the largest organ, touch communicates love […]
  • Bathing a Newborn:  Birthing Suite to Bath Tub
    Bathing a Newborn: Birthing Suite to Bath Tub
    A seasoned dad and swimming coach takes a trip down memory lane to the first time he bathed his baby.  The gradual approach he used will put nervous new parents at ease and bath time can become a special time.  By Gordon Ellard  As a father of two, I admit that I had mixed emotions […]
  • Becoming a Family: Preparing Your Partner for Birth
    Becoming a Family: Preparing Your Partner for Birth
    Here is a look at how your birth partner can prepare to provide the emotional and physical support you will need to bring your new baby into the world.  By Iasnaia Maximo  During pregnancy, nature pretty much prepares a mother for childbirth. Every woman has all she needs to bring her baby earthside, and while […]
  • What Babies Can Teach Adults About Living a Healthy Life
    What Babies Can Teach Adults About Living a Healthy Life
    Learning is a two-way street. If babies learn from adults so can adults too. Here are some lovely lessons for adults to learn from babies.   By Henrik Olofsson   Although babies are highly dependent on having adults around as they grow up – to raise, feed and protect them – learning should not just […]
  • Going Back to Work after Baby
    Going Back to Work after Baby
    Heading back to work after maternity leave can bring a mixed bag of emotions and a new set of challenges. Take this advice from a mother who has gone back to work and make your own transition to being a working mom smoother.  By Sheena Flannery ​It’s easier said than done, but taking care of […]
  • Bottles, Bottles, Bottles – A Handy Guide to Introducing a Bottle to a Breastfed Baby
    Bottles, Bottles, Bottles – A Handy Guide to Introducing a Bottle to a Breastfed Baby
    In the first of a two-part series, Lactation Counsellor and BAMBI Bumps team member Lia Segall Pasternak explains all things bottles. This month Lia discusses introducing a bottle to an exclusively breastfed baby. Next month, Lia will give you information for exclusively bottle-fed babies and explain the safe preparation of formula.  By Lia Segall Pasternak […]