How to Soothe Your Child’s Eczema

How to Soothe Your Child’s Eczema

Alexis Reid

What is Eczema?

Eczema is not a whole lot of fun. It typically presents as a red, scaly itchy rash that likes to appear on the creases of the elbows, the backs of the knees, behind the ears, on the...

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Natural Electrolyte Drink That is Great For Kids

Natural Electrolyte Drink That is Great For Kids

Alexis Reid

With this constantly changing weather knocking people down with colds, and flu season right around the corner, I thought it would be a good time to start thinking about how to manage the symptoms of these illnesses more naturally....

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Is What You Are Eating Not Agreeing With Your Breastfed Baby?

Is What You Are Eating Not Agreeing With Your Breastfed Baby?

Alexis Reid

 

Something that I have been seeing in my practice a lot lately, that is not as well-known as I think it should be is the foods you eat while you are breastfeeding can cause food sensitivity reactions...

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What To Do When You Are Pregnant And Have A Cold Or Flu

What To Do When You Are Pregnant And Have A Cold Or Flu

Alexis Reid

This is an appropriate post for today, as we are experiencing one of our coldest days this fall here in Ottawa. The change of season is a common time for people to get a cold or flu...

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Natural Cough and Cold Remedies for Children

Natural Cough and Cold Remedies for Children

Alexis Reid

 

Did you know that Health Canada advises NOT to give cough and cold medications to children under 6? Cough and cold meds are also out for pregnant mommas. If you didn’t know this (or even if you did!)...

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How to Help Manage Postpartum Anxiety Using Foods, Vitamins and Herbs

How to Help Manage Postpartum Anxiety Using Foods, Vitamins and Herbs

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In my last post we went over what the symptoms of postpartum anxiety are and what factors make someone more likely to suffer from it. In today’s post I am going to discuss ways to help manage postpartum anxiety naturally....

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Postpartum Anxiety, More Common and Less Talked About Than Postpartum Depression

Postpartum Anxiety, More Common and Less Talked About Than Postpartum Depression

Alexis Reid

It can start innocently enough. You worry about the baby catching the virus your toddler brought home, that the visitors coming over may not wash their hands properly and transfer germs to your baby, people in the grocery store may...

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The Use Of Sunscreen In Babies Under 6 Months

Alexis Reid

 

Are natural sunscreens safe in babies under the age of 6 months? Join Dr Alexis Reid, chemical engineer, toxicologist and naturopathic doctor as she explains the reasons why a zinc oxide based sunscreen can...

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