You’ve probably heard of croup. It causes the telltale “barking” cough that mimics that of a seal and the high-pitched, squeaky noise when kids breathe. But if your child has ever come down with croup, which causes inflammation in the upper airways, it can be a scary experience. “At first, a child may have cold […]
What happens when ear tubes fall out or move? When should they fall out? What if there’s mucus, blood or other drainage and leakage issues?
Pumping can be one of the most challenging aspects of transitioning back to work after maternity leave. Whether you’re returning to the office or working from home due to COVID-19, lack of time, space or simply the equipment to do it can all hinder mom’s ability to transition smoothly to breastfeeding and maintaining a career. […]
The best way to keep babies safe while sleeping is to share the room — not the bed, chair or couch. It’s important for moms and dads to remember this but it’s also something that all your baby’s caregivers — babysitters, grandparents, aunts and older siblings — should know to prevent death due to unsafe […]
As you bundle up the kiddos for outdoor fun this winter, be mindful that if you’re placing them in a car seat then dressing them in layers – not a bulky coat – is the best way to keep them safe and warm. “The way we bundle our kids for a car ride and a […]
Whether you’re becoming a parent for the first time or the fourth, the days and weeks immediately following your baby’s birth can be as overwhelming as they are joyful and exciting. Add the COVID-19 pandemic to the mix and it’s a whole new ballgame in which no one wanted to participate. New parents alike are […]