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July 01, 2018

Tune Out!

Toddlers Who Watch a Lot of TV Struggle as Teens

The ‘screen-time’ debate is one we hear a lot about as parents of younger children....more»
June 01, 2018

The Surprising Science of Dads in Pregnancy and Postpartum

What comes to mind when you think about pregnancy, prenatal care, birth, and newborns?
It’s a blur of frequent checkups, peeing in a cup, peeing a lot in general, nausea, heartburn, crazy hormones, baby care, I’m so tired, and wow, why are diapers so expensive?
    Most of these thoughts are centered on mom and baby.
May 01, 2018

Celebrate Mom: Brunch Made Easy!

Gathering friends and family doesn't need to be fancy, and no matter what you serve, Mom is going to appreciate the effort! And with its prime positioning between breakfast and lunch, brunch is a lighter alternative to the typical dinner party—perfect for busy mamas needing something casual and fun....more»
April 01, 2018

Prebiotics and Your Infant's Memory

While the breast versus bottle argument is always ongoing, researchers agree that breastmilk contains enzymes and nutrients that should be mimicked in infant formula, to provide the best nutritional profile to bottle-fed babies....more»
February 01, 2018
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A New Mom's Guide to Baby

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, a baby is born nationwide about every eight seconds. At the last official count in 2016, the total number of babies born in the U....more»
February 01, 2018

Could Your Heart Be Broken?

When chest pains aren't caused by anxiety

Each year, one out of three women will die from heart disease—that’s about one woman every minute, making heart disease the No....more»
February 01, 2018

New Book Answers 150 Questions

"Is the pacifier OK?"
"How do I know if my baby is allergic to a particular food?"
"How often do I need to take my child’s temperature and what is the best way?"
    Parents of children from birth to age 3 can turn to a new book to find answers from a pediatrician to their most frequently asked questions, from breastfeeding to fever, safe sleeping and everything in between.
January 01, 2018

S-T-R-E-T-C-H it out

Do you feel you never seem to get a good night’s sleep? Are you constantly rushing around trying to get everyone where they need to be and get everything done? Do you lose your temper more than you’d like to?
Stop! Breathe!
Seriously, breathe! Basic yoga breathing and a simple pose or two can make a world of difference in your stress level, in addition to easing minor aches and pains.
October 01, 2017

Don't Be Afraid, Be Informed

October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness month.
    About 1 percent of pregnancies in the United States (or about 24,000 babies) are stillborn each year.
September 01, 2017

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