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Caring for Newborns
Normal Newborn Behaviour: information from the Ontario College of Midwives on what to expect in the initial newborn period.
The Period of Purple Crying: information for parents on the very normal period in a newborn's life where they spend more time fussing and crying.
"The Hold": how to calm a crying baby.
Newborn stool card: normal vs abnormal newborn stools.
Circumcision: information from the Canadian Pediatric Society.
Safe sleep for newborns: from the Government of Canada.
Safe Swaddling: from the Canadian Pediatric Society.
Car Seat Safety: The Child Passenger Safety Association of Canada.
Vaccination information: from the Government of Canada.
Vaccination information: from the Canadian Pediatric Society.
Immunization Schedule: from Health Links BC.
At 6 weeks post partum the birthing person and baby/babies will be discharged from midwifery care. We recommend following up with your family doctor for ongoing care. Don't have a family doctor?
Find a physician through the division of family practice.
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