Cord blood banking allows families to store stem cells that are harvested at birth from cord blood extracted from a newborn baby’s umbilical cord.
A primary anxiety for new parents in the first few days after a newborn arrives is feeding. Here, we cover a very important aspect of feeding…the burp.
One of the life experiences that best defines me and who I am as a person is having grown up in Small Town America.
Most of us have been on at least one flight with a screaming child that would not settle down, some of us have shared a row with one, and some of us have had one on our lap. Here are a few tips for helping to make flying with a baby or toddler more enjoyable for you and all those other passengers that will be sharing the airliner cabin with you.
Everyone loves pizza, right? Use your old pizza stone to make perfect gourmet pizzas in your own kitchen in just minutes…and it’s a great family activity too!
This is Part 2 of a series describing our experiences with identifying and managing food restrictions for our baby daughter and how our journey eventually led us to the likely cause…FPIES (Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome).
This is Part 1 of a series describing our experiences with identifying and managing food restrictions for our baby daughter and how our journey eventually led us to the likely cause…FPIES (Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome).
Leading up to the birth of our daughter, one of the major decisions that my wife and I discussed and researched at length was the immunization schedule that we would follow with her. Make sure you understand the various types of immunizations that your child will be given and the various schedules that you might consider.
Prior to the birth of our daughter, and over the past fifteen months since, we have received great advice and recommendations from friends and family. The following books were recommended to us, and we found them to be invaluable. We encourage you to pick them up at your local book store or borrow them from your local public library. Enjoy!
It is widely accepted/known that babies have the ability to communicate long before they are able to speak. This often leads to frustration for both the baby and the parents, as this communication breakdown is often at the core of basic fussiness and tantrums. Sign language can often allow parents to quickly understand what is bothering their baby or what the baby needs.