Tag: Infants

spica cast tips June 8, 2018

How to take care of a child in a spica cast

A cast from a child's chest to the knee or ankle is a challenge. Here's how to manage it.

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Bone & Joint Children Infants & Toddlers

visit pediatrician June 4, 2018

Tips for a smooth visit to the pediatrician

With a little planning, parents can make visits to the doctor go more smoothly for their kids.

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Children

kangaroo care May 15, 2018

The benefit of skin-to-skin contact for infants

One mother's experience using skin-to-skin contact to help nurture her premature baby.

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Infants & Toddlers

visit to the Emergency Room May 4, 2018

The time to think about an Emergency Room visit is before you make it

Having this information handy at all times will make an emergency room visit a bit easier.

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Children Infants & Toddlers

premature baby in nicu April 27, 2018

What to expect in the NICU

When a newborn is in the NICU, it can be scary. A veteran NICU nurse explains what parents can expect.

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Infants & Toddlers

benefits of cloth diapers April 19, 2018

Benefits of cloth diapers vs disposable

Cloth diapers are easier to use than ever before. Here are the advantages to choosing them.

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Infants & Toddlers

prenatal genetic testing March 19, 2018

The different types of prenatal genetic testing

These tests check for genetic problems before a baby is born.

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Infants & Toddlers Pregnancy

infant acid reflux solutions February 22, 2018

5 ways to manage acid reflux in babies (GERD)

GERD is when food backs up from a baby's stomach into the esophagus, creating discomfort. Here's how to manage this common condition.

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Infants & Toddlers

role of parents in the nicu February 20, 2018

The role of parents in the NICU

In the NICU, parents play a role that medical skills and technology can't.

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Infants & Toddlers