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 […]
March 4, 2021read more
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 […]
January 29, 2021read more
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 […]
January 15, 2021read more
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 […]
January 8, 2021read more
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 […]
December 30, 2020read more
Oh How the Tables Have Turned: Healthy Eating!
Childhood obesity is a growing problem in America. Did you know that 1 in 5 kindergartners are already overweight? Healthy growth and weight begins in the home by developing good habits with our children. Practical Tips to Promote a Healthy Weight Eat Breakfast: Skipping meals, especially breakfast, may lead to overeating and excessive snacking later in […]
December 3, 2020read more