Category: Baby

Fever and your baby

Fever and your baby

It can be scary when your baby has a fever. Here are some tips to help you better understand why your baby has a fever and what you can do to hel ...
Two vaccines that every grandparent needs

Two vaccines that every grandparent needs

Infants are at risk of serious complications from both whooping cough and the flu. That’s why grandparents, caregivers and anyone who is going to ...
Brain bleeds in premature babies

Brain bleeds in premature babies

Preterm birth can lead to many different health complications. Brain bleed, also called an intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH), is one type of seri ...
Secondhand smoke and your baby

Secondhand smoke and your baby

October is SIDS Awareness Month. Although medical experts aren’t sure what causes sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), there are some things you ...
Fewer toxins, healthier babies

Fewer toxins, healthier babies

by Kyra Naumoff Shields, PhD How can chemicals in the environment harm your baby’s developing brain? Most of us aren’t aware that in the U. ...
Screenings can detect health conditions in your baby when they are most treatable

Screenings can detect health conditions in your baby when they are most treatable

Your baby can be born with a health condition but not show any signs at first. Health conditions that are found early can often be treated. This ...
Black Breastfeeding Week 2021

Black Breastfeeding Week 2021

Did you know that Black Breastfeeding Week takes place every year from August 25 to 31? This important annual observance was started to bring att ...
August is National Breastfeeding Month

August is National Breastfeeding Month

In August we commemorate National Breastfeeding Month. Breastfeeding has many benefits for you and your baby. But to be able to get those benefit ...
Becoming a dad

Becoming a dad

Pregnancy brings many changes—but they don’t only happen for the birthing parent. Those who identify as dads have an important role before, durin ...
The link between family health history and Down syndrome

The link between family health history and Down syndrome

If someone in your family has a child with Down syndrome, you may wonder if you will, too. Even though Down syndrome is a genetic condition, in m ...