Is it a cold, the flu or a stomach bug?

This is a post I’ve been meaning to do for a long while – and with cold season approaching and some time on my hands to get it done, here it finally is. I commonly hear people refer to a stomach bug (more formally known as gastroenteritis) as the “stomach flu“. Hell, before I went […]

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Our Fave Mineral Sunscreens for Baby & Toddler

I have had a lot of people ask me (and no, I’m not just saying that) in recent months what our favourite mineral sunscreens are for baby (6+ months, however read my post on sun safety to learn more – under 6 months and unable to avoid the sun is an American Academy of Pediatrics […]

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Making It Through Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease: Tips for Survival

I know I’ve done an informational post on Hand, Foot and Mouth (herein, HFM) before but now that we have had personal experience with it I figured I might share any “wisdom” I’ve gained with others. Now, if you read my previous post you’ll know HFM is very common in daycare settings in the summer […]

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Ibuprofen (Advil/Motrin) and Our Children: Uses and Risks

Similar to my post on acetaminophen (Tylenol), I thought I’d do an overview of ibuprofen (commonly known as Advil or Motrin) use for children. For safety tips regarding use, see my previous post on acetaminophen. I will include any ibuprofen specific tips at the bottom of this post. Disclaimer: this blog is not medical advice. […]

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Acetaminophen (Tylenol) and Our Children: Uses, Risks and Safety Tips

Acetaminophen recently caused quite a stir on Twitter (specifically mom Twitter, but also somewhat recently on Medtwitter when the acetaminophen use in pregnancy topic came up) so I thought this would be the perfect opportunity to take a better look at the current evidence around acetaminophen (Tylenol), its potential risks, and uses in children. Perhaps […]

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New Podcast Episode! Ep 31 Endometriosis Awareness: Destiny’s Story

New episode of the podcast now available on all major podcast platforms under “Elephant in the Womb”.  For Endometriosis Awareness Month, I’ll be amplifying the voices of 4 people with endometriosis. Here is Jo’s story – so thankful for all my guests for sharing with me on the podcast, as always! I hope this helps […]

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New Podcast Episode! Ep 30 Endometriosis Awareness: Tara’s Story

New episode of the podcast now available on all major podcast platforms under “Elephant in the Womb”. For Endometriosis Awareness Month, I’ll be amplifying the voices of 4 people with endometriosis. Here is Jo’s story – so thankful for all my guests for sharing with me on the podcast, as always! I hope this helps […]

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New Podcast Episode! Ep 29 Endometriosis Awareness: Jo’s Story

New episode of the podcast now available on all major podcast platforms under “Elephant in the Womb”. For Endometriosis Awareness Month, I’ll be amplifying the voices of 4 people with endometriosis. Here is Jo’s story – so thankful for all my guests for sharing with me on the podcast, as always! I hope this helps […]

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Lets Get Taboo: The Less Desirable (But Common) Symptoms of Pregnancy

I know we don’t like talking about these things, but they’re simply a fact of (some) pregnancies. Chances are, you will or have experienced at least one of these things during pregnancy. All of these things are somewhat taboo topics – nobody likes to talk about their vaginal discharge, the gas they pass or infections […]

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