Health and Safety
- Written by Laura Carter; Photo: PhotoXpress.com
1. Bring a nightgown. After you give birth, you will probably stay in the hospital gown for a while, but once the doctor is done and you’re all cleaned up, most hospitals will let you change into a gown of your own. You might prefer pajamas with shorts or pants as a bottom, but it might be easier to wear a nightgown. There will be many trips to the bathroom and you won’t be very stable, so pants might be hard to manage. Also, if you’re planning on nursing, be sure to bring pajamas that can work for nursing.
- Written by Rachael Moshman; Photo: PhotoXpress.com
I suffer from migraines and when I have one, I need to be in a dark, quiet room. This is difficult when you have a
child at home. I have developed a few secret weapons to keep my daughter entertained so I can rest in the quiet I need.
- Written by Heidi Smith Luedtke, Ph.D.
New Year’s resolutions often fail, and it’s not because people lack willpower. You may be stuck in the same old pattern because you’re overwhelmed by detailed (and conflicting) information about how to lose weight, get fit, save money or get organized.
- Written by Lisa Evans; Photo: PhotoXpress.com
Don’t let the cold get you down. Get outdoors, have fun and stay fit. Huddled in front of the fire is one way to pass the cold winter days, but Calgary pediatrician Dr. Peter Nieman says keeping active all year round is an important element in combating childhood obesity.