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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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 […]

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Infant Walkers…Just Say NO!

The most exciting thing that many parents experience is watching their children conquer all their “firsts” – first time rolling over, first time sitting up, first time crawling, and first time pulling up to stand. In this excitement, many parents are eager to see their baby walk “early”, leading many parents to lean toward the […]

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Halloween & COVID-19: Have Fun While Staying Safe

Choosing costumes, decorating pumpkins, and getting special treats brings joy to many children at Halloween. Some Halloween traditions may look different this year to keep everyone safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, there are still plenty of ways families can have fun while avoiding the scare of being exposed to or spreading the virus. Most importantly, keep […]

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The Road to Dental-town: The First 🦷

The road to a healthy smile begins before the first 🦷 appears. Parents play a big part in helping their children’s develop healthy teeth and habits. Early monitoring by a pediatrician and dentist is important. Steps to good dental health include: Regular care by dentist trained to treat young children Getting enough fluoride Regular brushing […]

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