Tag: Baby

Colostrum: why every drop counts

Colostrum: why every drop counts

I’ve heard many new moms say they “have no milk” after giving birth and are worried their baby won’t be able to feed. The good news is women have drop ...
Summer travel with baby

Summer travel with baby

The warmer weather is here, which is a great time to plan a trip with the family. If you have a little one though, you need to plan ahead before hitti ...
Pregnant? How far along are you in your pregnancy?

Pregnant? How far along are you in your pregnancy?

Many health care professionals will begin to estimate how far along you are in your pregnancy by asking you when the first day of your last menstrual ...
Is it an allergy or a cold?

Is it an allergy or a cold?

When cold symptoms last more than a week or two, or develop about the same time every year, it may be due to an allergy, according to the American Aca ...
When can your baby go home from the hospital?

When can your baby go home from the hospital?

If you just gave birth and are wondering when your baby will be discharged from the hospital, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has guidelines ...
It’s a marathon, not a sprint

It’s a marathon, not a sprint

All children have their highs and lows, but for children with special needs, the extremes tend to be more extreme.  The typical ups and downs of child ...
Sunscreen safety for pregnant women

Sunscreen safety for pregnant women

Summer is here! Sunscreen is important whenever you are outside, especially if you are pregnant. During pregnancy your skin is more sensitive to sunli ...
Fortune cookie advice

Fortune cookie advice

The other day I opened a fortune cookie and read:  “Help people reach their full potential. Catch them doing something right.” I was surprised to see ...
Latina health chat

Latina health chat

Join us this Wednesday! Be sure to use #WellnesWed to fully participate in the conversation. ...
Don’t delay with delays

Don’t delay with delays

Every 4 ½ minutes a baby is born with a birth defect. Many other babies experience delays or disabilities as they grow up. In fact, “as many as one in ...