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“[Parents should] be aware that all their joints are still forming so anything that puts extra pressure on them can have a detrimental effect,” Adam Pandit, Consultant Shoulder and Elbow Surgeon at Spire Thames Valley in Slough tells the Independent. The condition is called “nursemaid’s” or “pulled” elbow and is most common with pre-school aged children between one and four. “In my experience I have seen very little incidences of direct injury to the shoulder and elbow joint as a result of children swinging by their hands holding onto adults.
By now, numerous studies have shown that there are some serious benefits to new moms practicing skin to skin contact the moment a baby is delivered. According to the La Leche League of Canada (LLL), skin to skin contact between mother and baby immediately after birth “helps regulate the baby’s temperature, breathing, heart rate and sugar levels. For mothers who plan to breastfeed, skin to skin increases the level of prolactin your body produces, increasing milk supply and helping babies to latch.
It’s no great mystery that kids should be eating fruits and vegetables as part of a healthy, well-balanced diet. “I feel like the inner work works hand in hand with raw food to heal the self. “It’s like the raw food, because it’s so hydrating, easily digested and nutritious, has freed up head space and my awareness.
In the last decade, peanut allergies have become a growing concern for parents — according to Health Canada, it’s one of the most common food allergies. Under the current Health Canada guidelines, parents are told to exclusively breastfeed (or use a breastfeeding alternative, like formula) before the age of 6 months. After that time, they can begin experimenting with solid foods and common allergens like peanut-based products, fish, wheat, milk, soy and eggs.