Anne Smith, IBCLC
The diagnosis of jaundice in their
newborn baby is often very frightening to new parents. They
immediately begin to think something is very wrong with their
infant, and may not be fully...
New parents learn quickly that everyone has something to say about a pudgy baby, with remarks ranging from harmless ("Look at those chubby cheeks") to hurtful ("Isn't he a little big for his age?")
Babies whose mothers give them more control over their early attempts at eating solid food appear to do a better job of regulating their own weight
There is little parents like less to hear than the cries of one of their children, and it's even worse when it's the cries of colic. What could be more frustrating -- for you and for your baby?
Colds, flu and chicken pox are a
prevalent health problem in children and infants, but there is
one respiratory virus that can be particularly serious for very
young children: RSV. Find out more about...
Toddlers and preschoolers are still strengthening their immune systems -- but daycare is the leading vector for the common cold. This article suggests precautions parents can take.