No, you should not eat your Placenta - Here's why
In almost all mammals, the placenta - the organ that develops in pregnancy to provide oxygen and nutrients to the baby and remove waste products - is eaten by the mother immediately after giving birth. Humans and aquatic mammals are the only exceptions
But the number of women choosing to eat their placenta has increased over the past decade. Read More
Sleep training improves infant sleep problems
This Gem from Goodfellow Director Dr Bruce Arroll discusses Alberta Tools for Practice notes that suggest that sleep training introduced at 6 months of age improves infant sleep problems and maternal mood - Read More.
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What to expect from a baby's first cold
A useful article if you are experiencing your baby's first common cold. Read more.........
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