Babies

24 posts

Looking for the prefect swaddle…

Ahhhh… the swaddle.  There is something so sweet about a little wrapped up munchkin.  But getting that perfect swaddle is not so simple.  I remember watching the nurse at the hospital wrap up my daughter so quickly and effortlessly.  And I really remember how quickly it soothed her.  That motivated […]

Laboring Under an Illusion Film Screening and Fundraiser

JOIN US… Time : Saturday, June 11 · 7:00pm – 10:00pm Location : Royal Saskatchewan Museum, Regina, Sk. Laboring Under an Illusion – Mass Media Childbirth vs. The Real Thing [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V9Gd7pqeESE] Anthropologist Vicki Elson explores media-generated myths about childbirth. As a childbirth educator for 25 years, she observes daily how […]

Benefits of Vernix – it’s amazing stuff (and here’s the scientific research to prove it)

Here are several abstracts on the antibacterial properties of vernix.  There’s a good reason why babies should not be bathed right away after birth. The power of vernix is truly astounding.  Its main benefits are its various antimicrobial properties, which help protect a newborn against a wide variety of infections.  […]