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The Benefits of Fish Oils for Child Development

For many years millions of people have understood the benefits of taking cod liver oil as a supplement to their diet. Over the past few decades awareness into the foods we eat has increased and the importance of oils obtained from the body tissue of fatty fish, rather than the liver alone, has become more apparent. To achieve optimum health, food that is high in saturated fat or contains trans fats should be kept to a minimum and we are advised by medical experts to consume food which contains high levels of essential fatty acids.

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What to Look for in a Childcare Provider

Entrusting our children to the care of others is one of the most crucial decisions we make. Consequently, finding the right kind of childcare for our loved ones is hugely important to us all. There are a number of options available to working parents and whether you choose to place your child in a day care center or an in-home (family) care environment, there are many factors to consider when looking for reliable childcare.

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Extended Nursing – Breastfeeding Beyond the First Year

Extended nursing can be defined as breastfeeding beyond the first year of a child's life. This practice is healthy, safe and should be regarded as completely normal. However, some Western societies ha... More »

How to Find a Good Doula

For many parents today, the issues that surround childbirth don't only concern the various birthing methods or the reputation of a particular hospital or obstetrician. There can be a myriad of factors... More »

The 101 on the Bradley vs. Lamaze Childbirth Techniques

A descriptive analysis of the differences between the Lamaze and Bradley childbirth techniques. Written for the expectant mother. More »

Tips for Choosing a Lactation Consultant

There is nothing more exciting or overwhelming than becoming a parent for the first time. What if there was someone who could help to take some of the guesswork out of being a new mother and answer all of your breastfeeding questions? More »

How to Improve your Chances of Getting Pregnant

For countless women, becoming pregnant is relatively easy. For others, it can be far more complicated. Many women feel helpless if they do not conceive quickly, and they begin to... More »