Category Archives: Breastfeeding Your Child

Me… Tandem breastfeed?!

Tandem breastfeeding wasn’t something I set out to do, it just sort of evolved. Here is my story: I was breastfeeding my first child when I became pregnant with my second. Although I wasn’t totally ready to wean, the idea … Continue reading

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Returning to work? How to make breastfeeding work for you!

One of the easiest and least stressful ways to return to work if you are breastfeeding is continuing to breastfeed. Breastfeeding as a working mom looks different for every mom and baby. With some trial and error you can find something that works for … Continue reading

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How to get the info you need, when you need it

Don’t miss another email! HaltonParents’ eBulletins are delivered to your inbox as baby grows. They keep you up-to-date on what you need to know and what you’ve been wondering about with your baby or toddler. I’ve been getting these emails for my … Continue reading

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Mastitis: what you need to know

The onset was sudden and hit me like a truck.  I felt very ill and feverish.  All I could think about was getting home and lying down. Walking dazed into my house, I grabbed the thermometer and flopped down on … Continue reading

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6 reasons why breastfeeding a toddler is pretty awesome

I got all warm and fuzzy inside when I read about Sophie Grégoire Trudeau running late for an interview because she was nursing her two-year-old. I know not everyone gets to have the opportunity to nurse their toddler, but if … Continue reading

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Back to work: My new reality!

I had a moment a few weeks ago and realized midday that it was Tuesday – not Thursday! The reality of this would be disappointing for most but for me it was overwhelming because I just returned to work after … Continue reading

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Don’t forget the D- vitamin D!

As you sip your morning coffee, blurry eyed from a near sleepless night, something tweaks your memory about about vitamin D.  You know it was in one of those countless books or articles you read when you were pregnant; likely somewhere between making notes … Continue reading

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