How to Protect Baby from Bug Bites

How to Protect Baby from Bug Bites

It’s that time of year when bugs are everywhere. They fly around our faces, crawl into our homes, and seem especially attracted to children. In some places, bugs can be so ruthless that they ruin a hike, picnic, or afternoon at the park. Obviously, we want to do everything we can to keep our babies … Continued

What to Know About the Newest Study on SIDS

Swaddling is in the news again! A recent study in Pediatrics suggests that children who are swaddled during sleep are at a higher risk of SIDS. This is alarmingly contrary to what we already know about SIDS, that swaddling is one of the best preventative tools we have. So why the discrepancy? As a Certified … Continued

The Woombie PLUS: Safety First

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that all babies are put down on their backs to sleep. The “back to sleep” position drastically reduces the likelihood of SIDS. We don’t know exactly what causes SIDS or why the back position is effective, but the numbers don’t lie: since the Back to Sleep campaign in the … Continued

Things to Do Before Your Newborn Baby Arrives Home

Feeling excited and nervous is normal as you prepare to bring your baby home. After giving birth, you’ll need to relax and concentrate on bonding with your infant. Getting your home ready is important so your whole family, including pets, can settle into a new routine and lifestyle. Going Home Ask your doctor or midwives … Continued

How to Tell if Baby Has a Food Allergy

Once your baby is old enough to start eating solid foods, this is the time when parents begin to wonder if there is a possibility that baby could have a food allergy. Food allergies can cause many different symptoms in infants, and there are specific foods that are more likely to cause allergic reactions. It’s … Continued