Breastfeeding Can Be a Struggle No Matter Where You Live

Debbie Wolfe | Posted 08.01.2015 | Canada Impact
Debbie Wolfe

According to the World Health Organization, exclusive breastfeeding is the optimal way of feeding babies for the first six months of their lives. Breast milk is packed with nutrients that a newborn needs to grow strong and healthy, and fight off illness and infection. In regions where water sources are often contaminated and medical clinics are few and far between, nothing beats breastfeeding. Yet women giving birth in one of the world's poorest regions must often overcome immense obstacles to breastfeed.

Dear Josie Cunningham, Please Stop Sharing Your Twisted Views on Breastfeeding

Andrea Traynor | Posted 12.21.2014 | Canada Living
Andrea Traynor

Well done. Any wayward young girl or new mother who considers you a role model may now elect not to breastfeed her child. All because of your inaccurate, uneducated, misguided and -- truly -- disgusting sentiments about what is one of the most loving, selfless and beautiful relationships a mother can have with her baby.

How Much Vitamin D do We Really Need?

Dr Dina Kulik | Posted 08.08.2014 | Canada Living
Dr Dina Kulik

The Canadian Pediatric Society and American Academy of Pediatrics say babies and children should get at least 400 international units (IU) or vitamin D per day. The vast majority of babies and children do not get close to this.

The Benefits Of Breast Milk

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.27.2012 | Canada Living

Kids who have been breastfed have always had a long list of health benefits, and now researchers have added one more to the list: Good gut flora growt...

Baby and the Breast

Tanya Enberg | Posted 07.02.2012 | Canada Living
Tanya Enberg

I am not rattled by women breastfeeding wherever they find convenient. The obstacle is my own self-image as a sexual being -- a gal who has long enjoyed her body for reasons that have nothing to do with babies.