Guidelines on how to feed your baby are shifting… again

If you’re confused about what babies are meant to eat and when to start them on solids, you’re not alone. The guidelines have changed dramatically in the last century, flip-flopping all over the shop, and some experts believe it is time for another update. Once, allergenic foods were avoided, now they are recommended within the first year. Once, babies were […]

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WRHA announces $3.2M for more neonatal nurses

The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority has announced $3.2 million in funding for additional neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) resources. The St. Boniface and Health Sciences Centre hospitals will be given the money to help address the continued increase in patient volumes. “Our government has recognized the increasing pressure on the NICU and we are responding to the concerns raised by nurses […]

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Baby born in withdrawal from kratom tea mom drank during pregnancy

Baby born with withdrawal symptoms from kratom tea that his mother drank during pregnancy A baby boy born in Florida showed signs of the neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS)  Babies with NAS are born in withdrawal from opioids their mothers used  His mother had been off opioids for two years and mother and son both tested negative for opioids but drank […]

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