Category: Hot Topics

Poison Prevention Week

Poison Prevention Week

The American Association of Poison Control Centers is observing National Poison Prevention Week, March 17 – March 23. We think it’s a great idea to he ...
Rare Disease Day

Rare Disease Day

Rare Disease Day is an international advocacy day to bring widespread recognition of rare diseases as a global health challenge. The day is celebrated ...

Folic Acid: not just for neural tube defect prevention any more

Taking a folic acid supplement daily, one month before becoming pregnant and throughout the first trimester, is one of the easiest and most effective ...
Nemo’s coming – are you ready?

Nemo’s coming – are you ready?

For those of us who live on the eastern seaboard, winter storm Nemo is getting ready to slam us. My area is supposed to get 14-18” of snow in 24 hours ...
Are you a Cinemama?

Are you a Cinemama?

Cinemama is an iPhone app that lets you turn daily photos of your belly into a fun movie momento of your pregnancy. You can record memories and milest ...
Nap Nanny recall

Nap Nanny recall

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and four major retailers are announcing a voluntary recall to consumers who own Nap Nanny® recliner ...
Rescuing preemies

Rescuing preemies

Blessings to all the courageous men and women who rescued delicate premature babies from a failing neonatal ICU during the devastating throws of hurri ...
Feeding a newborn after a disaster

Feeding a newborn after a disaster

In emergency situations, babies have an increased need for the disease-fighting factors and the comfort provided by breastfeeding. Breastfeeding is es ...
Bumbo seats recalled

Bumbo seats recalled

If you’ve been to a baby shower recently or visited a baby registry list, then you’ve probably seen the Bumbo infant seat. These baby seats, made of m ...