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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 ...
Are you ready for Frankenstorm?

Are you ready for Frankenstorm?

Halloween is coming and so, apparently, is a storm to match The Perfect Storm. Radio and TV weather reports have hurricane Sandy set to impact million ...

Healthy Babies Challenge

Forty-eight states as well as the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico have pledged their support to give more babies a healthy start in life by reduc ...
Baby bathers recalled

Baby bathers recalled

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is recalling nearly 2 million Summer Infant Baby Bathers because of falling and head injury risks. ...
West Nile virus on the rise

West Nile virus on the rise

West Nile virus (WNV) is a potentially serious illness. It is a seasonal epidemic in North America that flares up in the summer and continues into the ...
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 ...

Getting the Tdap vaccine

My husband and I were watching the news last night and we saw a story about pertussis (whooping cough) and how cases could reach their highest level i ...