Tag: infant

Gift ideas for the new mom

Gift ideas for the new mom

Your friend recently had a baby and, not surprisingly, is exhausted. As much as she may want to be "super mom," especially during the holidays, no wom ...
How does your state define developmental delay?

How does your state define developmental delay?

For children under the age of 3, your state’s early intervention system can provide services for a developmental delay. But all states do not define “ ...

Shaken baby syndrome

Taking care of a fussy baby, or a baby who cries and cannot be consoled, is very, very stressful. Sometimes, usually out of frustration, a caregiver w ...
Helping your baby sleep

Helping your baby sleep

New moms and dads can find it hard to get used to a baby's sleeping habits. And baby can find it difficult to get into a routine. In this video, Dr. S ...

How do I know if my baby is constipated?

Your baby's bowel moments depend on her age and eating habits. Every baby is different. Some babies have a bowel movement right after each feeding. Ot ...
Tackling infant mortality through innovative health education

Tackling infant mortality through innovative health education

Today's post is written by Sarah Ingersoll, Text4baby Campaign Director, National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition September marks Nationa ...

What is eczema?

Eczema is a long-term skin condition that involves red, scaly, itchy patches and sometimes blisters. Eczema isn’t really one thing – it’s actually a n ...
Virginia Apgar and prematurity

Virginia Apgar and prematurity

The Apgar Score is well-known, even to those with only passing familiarity of hospital delivery rooms and birthing centers. Yet to summarize Virginia ...