What Should You Know About HFMD?

Hand, foot, and mouth disease (cause by the coxsackie virus) is a viral infection that is most common in children under 5 years old, though anyone can get it. It is not considered a serious illness, but it is very contagious and tends to spread very quickly through schools and daycares. . What should I look for […]

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Scrub-A-Dub-Dub: Bath Time Safety.

How often do babies need a bath once they are home? Newborns do not need a bath every day. They rarely sweat or get dirty enough to need a full bath that often. Three baths per week during baby’s first year may be enough. Bathing more frequently can dry out your baby’s skin. Can my […]

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Safety Check: Car Seat Safety

Using a car seat correctly makes a big difference. Even the right seat for your child’s size must be used correctly to properly protect your child in a crash. Never place a rear-facing car seat in the front seat of a vehicle that has a front passenger airbag. If the airbag inflates, it will hit […]

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Going the extra mile: Milestones

What to expect- birth to 2 years of age Children develop at different rates, but they are usually able to do certain things at certain ages. Below you will find a list of general developmental milestones. Keep in mind that these are ONLY GUIDELINES. If you have any questions about your baby’s development, ask your […]

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Rock-A-Bye Baby! Sleep Safety.

What You Can Do: Recommendations for Infant Sleep Safety Until their first birthday, babies should sleep on their backs for all sleep times—for naps and at night. We know babies who sleep on their backs are much less likely to die of SIDS than babies who sleep on their stomachs or sides. The problem with […]

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Good Night! Solutions for bedtime battles

Solutions for bedtime battles As toddlers grow more active and independent, bedtime may become a challenge. Toddler’s sleep patterns often change and suddenly they try new strategies to avoid bedtime! Establishing a routine and expectations for bedtime is a must at this most challenging time. Develop a bedtime routine that you can stick with every […]

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