Often when I’m looking for images to accompany our articles it can be a challenge to find one where a baby is in a safe sleeping space. Many of the stock photo companies have pictures of newborns sleeping on their tummies in overdressed cribs with pillows, blankets, and toys. All things that are recommended against by the American Academy of Pediatrics, parents are often inundated by many of the same images when magazines feature a celebrity’s nursery.
Located North of the Dominican Republic in the Caribbean, the Turks And Caicos islands has been a favorite for our family for many years. Boasting some of the most beautiful beaches I’ve ever seen, welcoming locals and incredible cuisine, they are the perfect destination for vacationing families.
Our family has been lucky to stay at a few resorts on the island, but in September we spent 4 days at Beaches – the island’s crown jewel.
In a report published December 21 in the New England Journal of Medicine, Dr. Pierre-Emmanuel Bouet highlights a case unlike anything he has seen in his years as an OB/GYN at Angers University Hospital in France. Indeed, the condition is so rare that there have only been 26 cases ever reported.
The benefits of umbilical cord clamping have been researched for more than a decade, and the practice has been linked to improved fine-motor, social domains in 4-year-olds. Now, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) is getting behind the practice and recommending medical staff delay
A new report from the University of Michigan C. S. Mott Children’s National Poll suggests that some parents may overlook safety risks to their kids during travel. Common safety measures like using car seats may be allowed to slide during taxi, Uber and shared rides. The poll also identified other risks, including preventing easy access to medications, cleaning supplies, and even weapons at the places these travelers were staying.
Aria Child, in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), today announced a voluntary recall of certain older models of gb Qbit strollers, over concerns that they may fold during use, or pinch a caregiver’s hand in the folding hinge.