Breastfeeding

Zika and Breastfeeding

What is Zika? Zika is a virus spread by the bite of an infected mosquito.  Infection during pregnancy has been linked to a condition called microcephaly, an abnormally small head in newborns caused by disruptions in brain development.  This can lead to lifelong developmental problems in the newborn. The overall risk in Canada is very… Continue reading Zika and Breastfeeding

Pregnancy

Pregnant with plans to travel? Heard of Zika?

Have you been thinking about going on a 'babymoon' before your little one arrives?   Speak to your health care provider if you're planning to travel and find out if your destination is affected by the Zika virus.  The World Health Organization has the latest updates on affected countries. What's Zika? Zika is a virus that… Continue reading Pregnant with plans to travel? Heard of Zika?