by Island Parent Advertisers
Source: Island Parent Magazine
Originally Published: October 2019
Cowichan Valley Craniosacral offers free newborn ATLFF™ screenings to assess breastfeeding challenges. Suck, swallow and breathe physiology is carefully examined when checking seven lingual frenulum functions and five appearance items. It is also a tool that differentiates true-tongue tie from faux tongue-tie. The session is informative and provides parents with resources regarding strategies and if needed, a treatment plan towards optimal success for both mother and baby in their breastfeeding relationship. It is recommended that newborns get assessed within the first week of birth because “what fires together wires together.” To book your complimentary session, visit cowichanvalleycraniosacral.com or call Christina Hamill RCST® at 250-748-5551.
At Lifestyle Markets, we offer fresh, organic grocery and produce, over 100 brands of quality vitamins and supplements, healthy meat and dairy plus we also have the largest selection of dairy alternatives on Vancouver Island. Whether you’re vegetarian, vegan, lactose-intolerant or health-conscious, we have several types of milk, butter, yogurt, and cheese substitutes. We also have the largest selection of natural skin and body care products made from natural ingredients. lifestylemarkets.com.
Mothering Touch Centre is the comprehensive resource centre for new and expectant parents. We offer support through every stage of pregnancy and early parenthood: childbirth preparation, pre-and post-natal yoga, breastfeeding support, parenting classes, parent-andbaby groups, and baby massage. Our friendly staff inform and support parents and grandparents as they select cloth diapers, nursing bras, breastpumps and breastfeeding accessories and much more. Drop in for a chat, nurse your baby in our lounge, and experience the warmth of the Mothering Touch. 975 Fort St. 250-595-4905. motheringtouch.ca.
Ocean’s Edge Orthodontics. Dr. F. Edward Murdoch and his team at Ocean’s Edge Orthodontics love to create beautiful, confident smiles using the latest technology and processes. Practicing in our community since 1996, Dr. Murdoch is passionate about orthodontics and preventative dentistry, and is now excited to be the top ranked provider of Invisalign on Vancouver Island! oeosmiles.com.
Saanich Dental. Your children’s dental health and hygiene impacts their overall health. By teaching good habits early on, you set the tone for your children’s healthcare experience. Hand in hand, we work with parents to create healthy and beautiful smiles for children. We know that childhood is an especially influential time. For this reason, we teach our young patients the importance of oral hygiene. Our services also benefit individual patients of all ages. saanichdentalgroup.com.
Westshore Dental. Whether your dental needs are a complete exam and cleaning, orthodontic treatment, a full mouth restoration, or cosmetic dentistry in
Victoria, we promise to provide you with excellent care as we enhance the natural
beauty of your smile. It all begins with a thorough exam. At Westshore Dental Centre, we use state-of-the-art technology like our intra-oral cameras, so that
you see what we see when we look inside your mouth. This enables us to work
with you from the beginning to set common goals and priorities in your overall
dental care. westshoredental.com.•
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