Topic List

Safety

  • Infant Sleeping Safety

    As any new parent will tell you, having a baby can be exhausting. In addition to all of the new demands of raising a baby, persevering through sleep disruptions and deprivation takes a near Olympian stamina. In your efforts to get your little bundle of joy sleeping peacefully, be sure to take the below precautions into account to ensure safe sleeping habits. read more
  • Creating a Safer Sleep Environment for Baby

    Newborn babies may spend up to 16 hours per day sleeping in their first few months of life. Therefore, you want to be sure you create a safe sleep environment in baby’s room even before she arrives. First, remember, nothing should be in the crib except for a firm mattress, a... read more
  • Bath Safety

    When you first bring your baby home from the hospital, it will be too soon to give her an actual bath. Until the umbilical cord falls off, pediatricians recommend giving sponge baths before moving to an infant tub. read more
  • Can Baby be Too Young for Halloween?

    How old was your baby when you took them Trick-or-Treating for the first time? read more
  • When You Were Kids…

    Despite the fact that I am a pediatrician and closely follow the recommendations of the American Academy of Pediatrics with my patients and my own kids, I frequently hear them saying, “When you girls were kids, we didn’t have all of these crazy gadgets - we just let you be kids and you were fine!” read more