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March 01, 2019

The Many Benefits of Nature Themed Mommy and Me Classes

Are you stuck at home with an infant, wondering how to fill your day? Mommy and Me classes are the perfect antidote to any of that stir craziness or loneliness you may be experiencing and offer so many benefits to both you and your baby....more»
February 01, 2019

Do Naps Make Kids Smarter?

When my children were infants and toddlers, nap time was a sacred part of the day – mainly because it gave me a much-needed break....more»
January 01, 2019

4 Tips for Tear-Free Check-Ups

The average child will have 9 well visits in their first two years of life and at least one checkup every year after....more»
December 01, 2018

Corporal Punishment, Spanking, and Shaming Officially on the Naughty List

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released a new policy statement taking a strong stance against using spanking, yelling, or shaming children as forms of discipline....more»
November 01, 2018

Vaccines Still Critical, But More Children in the U.S. Are Not Getting Them

In the last 17 years, the percentage of children age 2 and younger who are not getting all of their vaccinations has quadrupled....more»
November 01, 2018

Could a Hormone Produced in Breastfeeding Protect Women Against Type 2 Diabetes?

November is Diabetes Awareness Month, and a new study recently released in the journal Diabetologia indicates that the hormone prolactin, a multi-function hormone related to pregnancy and breastfeeding but also important in many other functions like metabolism, immune regulation, and even the balance of water in the body, may also impact insulin secretion and sensitivity....more»
October 01, 2018

Could You Benefit From a New Mom Mentoring Program?

A woman peered into the double stroller and asked, "Are they twins? Is that difficult?" I heard this comment often when my twins were first born....more»
October 01, 2018

Stem Cells from Baby Teeth Can Regrow Dental Tissue

For those of you who worry incessantly about what could happen if your child sustains a massive injury to the mouth through sports or a fall, recent clinical trials on stem cells extracted from children’s baby teeth bring good news....more»
October 01, 2018

Miscarriage Risk May Be Increased by Higher Blood Pressure Before Pregnancy

October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness month. One in four women in the United States will experience the loss of a pregnancy or an infant....more»
September 01, 2018

Safety guidelines for new parents

Welcoming a new child into a family dynamic requires certain adjustments on the part of family members....more»
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