Farewell, Happy Holidays!

Thank you from York University Nursing students. We have been greatful, and enjoyed being with you this year at the New Mom Project. During the year we received a lot of feedback from the mothers who came to New Mom Project, and as a community support we have found some solutions for your requests. Thank […]

We All Want To Learn More! We will be starting education programs again this coming winter at the New Mom Project with guest speakers from nutritionists, nurses and other professionals! We want to hear from you! Please tell us any topics you would like to learn more about. For example, Healthy Food, Nutrition, Child Development, […]

Vaccinations for your baby and toddler Make sure to vaccinate your baby early to make sure their immune system is strong! Vaccinations are important to protect your baby from serious diseases that can be prevented through vaccines. These diseases that can be prevented can cause serious illness and possibly death. What are vaccines? Vaccines are […]

Babies are Always Learning  Being a new parent can be exciting and stressful! Here are some tips to help you parent your baby during the first few months! Take time to hold and cuddle your baby Comfort them when they cry Learn what your baby needs from their cry- hungry, sleep or play cry Speak […]

Do You Know How To Dress For the Winter Season?

 BRR!! Winter is almost here! Are you prepared?  In Canada, temperatures in the winter can reach extreme cold temperatures. Extreme cold is -15°C and -20°C with the wind chill. It is important to check the weather forecast before leaving your home and to see if there is a cold alert. Winter clothing includes: Hat Mittens/Gloves […]

Flu Season

The flu season is upon us! It is important to know that the flu is not a cold or respiratory illness. The best way to protect yourself and your little one is by getting vaccinated. The vaccine is free and is available at doctors offices, walk-in clinics and Public Health flu clinics. Kids Kids are […]

Meet The New Mom Doulas!

The New Mom Doula Program For First Time Moms in Canada Meet Kate and Leah the New Coordination Team for the New Mom Doula Program. We are proud to offer their doula expertise to you! Kate is a mom to twins, an experienced doula and previous educator abroad.  Being a new mom has recently brought […]

New Mom Project Wellness Series: Healthy Breakfast

Why is a healthy breakfast important for both moms and growing kids? Breakfast, literally in the word, it is the meal that helps break our overnight fast during sleeping and helps us kick start our day. For such an important meal, it is crucial that we ensure that our breakfasts are healthy and nutritious. A […]

New Mom Project Wellness Series: Safe Sleeping for Infants

Why is it important to create a safe sleep environment for your baby? Safe and good sleeping habits are essential to your infant’s overall physical and emotional well-being.  A very important factor that helps your baby develop good sleeping habits is the sleep environment, according to Canadian Pediatric Society.  This includes the kind of bed, […]