Baby Health

Green Frothy Stools in Breastfed Babies

Typically, breastfed babies have frequent bowel movements.  They may need a diaper change after every feeding.
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Summertime Fun For Babies

It’s summertime.  Why should big kids get to have all the fun? Babies love the chance to get fresh air; and, there’s no better time to do it than in the summertime, when there’s plenty to see and do outdoors.
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Should I Worry That My Baby Is Overweight?

By Nancy Da Silva

A fat baby is a happy baby. That’s been the rule of thumb for generations, but in this day and age that old adage could be doing more harm than good. ‘Fat’ in your grandma’s day and ‘fat’ today refer to very different ideals. In your ancestor’s time, the diet was a lot more wholesome with chemical and additive free foods.
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How to Treat Infant Constipation

By Maria T. Pepin

Do you think your baby might be constipated? Parents tend to get worried when they observe changes in their baby’s bowel habits. This usually occurs between 2-6 weeks of age. Around this time, the frequency of a baby’s bowel movements will usually decrease (especially with breastfed babies).
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Tips for Baby's Health

By Dr. Erika Schwartz, Medical Director of Cinergy Health
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Cleft Palate

By JustMommies

In the early stages of fetal development, the tissues on the left and right sides of the lip and palate fuse together. The two lines below the nose and above the lip are from normal fusion. These lines are also referred to as ‘cupids bow.’ In a child born with cleft lip or palate-the normal fusion of tissues did not take place. The lips and the palate sections develop separately. A child can have cleft lip and not cleft palate or variations of both.
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Baby Food: Worse than a Big Mac?

By JustMommies

A new report out of Britain has released information regarding popular baby foods and their high sugar and saturated fat contents. Reuters reports that the CFC (Children’s Food Campaign) cited certain baby foods – such as Farley’s Original Rusks and Toddler’s Own Mini Cheese Biscuits (both made by Heinz) – as examples of such.
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Blocked Tear Ducts

Blocked tear ducts are a very common problem for infants.
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Sunburns

By JustMommies

With summertime upon us, we quickly forget just how dangerous the warm sun is to our health and our families.
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Vicks VapoRub May Harm Children Under Two

When inappropriately applied under the nose, Vicks VapoRub can create respiratory distress for children under two, U.S. researchers say.
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