don’t confuse moms over nipple confusion

When my 17 year old daughter was born, I was cared for by usual post natal routines of the local hospital of my home town. To help me sleep through the night after my birthing ordeal, hospital nursing staff suggested that they keep my baby at the nursing station. Since I was not yet producing breast milk, only colostrum, they alternated breastfeeding sessions with bottle fed formula. Bottles of sterile water and formula were provided to me in my room to use if I felt the need, and the Welcome Wagon package included a soother. […keep reading]

learn best practice from your ukrainian baba

My family had a wonderful day at the Ukrainian Cultural Village for the annual Canada Day celebrations. The rich history and culture reminded me of something I had written years ago while working in a government run network of extended care seniors homes. The following is an excerpt from a document I wrote about Best Practice. […keep reading]