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Why Placenta Encapsulation?

As a new parent there are 54,287 decisions to be made when your baby is born. At least that is what it feels like!  Do you keep their cord blood or donate it?  Is that eye ointment really necessary?  And what about my placenta….what should I do with that?  Well, I’m so glad you asked!  Your placenta is chock full of so many wonderful vitamins and hormones and minerals that are perfectly…

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How Do You Know When to Drop Naps? Sleep Series Video

How do you know when your baby is ready to drop a nap? In this SLEEP SERIES post, we answer Aimee's question about how to know if your baby is ready to transition to fewer naps in the day. We talk about what signs you may be seeing when it's time to drop a nap, such as problems cropping up at bedtime. Overall, we look at age ranges to see when it may be time to drop a nap, or when it may be that the schedule just needs…

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Help, My Baby Wakes Too Early! Sleep Series Video

"How can I stop my baby from waking up so early?"  This is one of the most common questions we see at Cheekychops. Of course, we would all love to have more sleep, but how early is too early, really? Is your baby waking up too early? Is it actually a problem? How can you address it? We give you the information you need to know. In this SLEEP SERIES post, we answer Jennifer's question about early risers and how to…

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Potty Training Foundations

Cheekychops has just officially launched our Potty Training Package, offering a telephone consultation, personalized step-by-step guide, and follow-up support from our specially trained consultants. We have been offering potty training support to past clients for a number of years now and are very happy to have an official package to offer. Here is a video introducing our services as featured on Global BC: As part of the…

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Are White Noise & Swaddling Safe for Babies? Cheekychops Chimes In

The Journal of Pediatrics just released the results of a study on the effects of white noise on babies and the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario released their Guidelines on Safe Sleep, suggesting that swaddling is a risky sleep option. We'd would like to offer some insight on both topics. Is White Noise Harmful to Your Baby? In Pediatrics article, “Infant Sleep Machines and Hazardous Sound Pressure Levels,…

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Spring Forward - March 9th.

As we are now approaching spring, it's time once again to think about helping your little ones with the daylight savings adjustment.  DAYLIGHT SAVINGS - SPRING FORWARD During the time changes that happens twice a year Infants sleeping patterns often get thrown off. In fact as your approach the time change you may find your little one starting to naturally wake up a little earlier. We get lots of emails and phone calls…

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Potty Training with Cheekychops

Sleep training is just one hurdle that parents have to face, once you have this ticked off your list of things to do, next will come, moving your little one over to a bed, and then moving them from diapers to doing their business on the potty! Although the consultants have been potty training our current clients children for a while, we never had an actual package put together that included full consult, written plan of…

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