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Flare & Maple — Dr. Brett’s tips for managing anxiety during COVID-19
2020 has been rough, especially for people with mental illness. Dr. Brett spoke to Flare about handling anxiety during quarantine, and healthy ways to cope.
Flat feet & fallen arches in babies
When are flat feet and fallen arches normal in babies and children and when should your wee one see a pediatric orthotist?
Baby massages – tips & why is it helpful?
Preliminary research suggests that baby massage has many benefits — from improved digestion to shorter hospital stays for preterm infants.
I’ve been diagnosed with cancer. What questions should I ask?
A cancer diagnosis is an emotional time. Here’s a list of questions to ask your oncologist for a well-rounded view of your case.
Solid foods: How to get your baby started
Guidelines on introducing food to your baby have changed a ton over the last decades. Learn the truth about honey and how to avoid turning your baby orange.
How to grieve during the pandemic
When we lose a loved one, we turn to our communities for support. Here are some ways to find that same feeling of connectivity while physically distanced.
Baby’s first steps
Most babies walk somewhere around 12 months, but your baby's first steps might not happen then. Here's when to worry and how to know they're ready.
Nine ways to improve your mood
COVID-19 has impacted both our physical and mental health. Here are nine easy ways to perk up your mood for increased mental wellness.
Swaddling tips & tricks
Swaddling is controversial and experts point out that it can be dangerous, but some parents still choose to swaddle their infants. Do you have to choose between your baby's health and a good night's sleep?