Ah, sweet summertime. Once upon a time, the season brought the scent of tanning oil and feel of the hot sand under your feet. Now it brings always-hungry kids and a line around the block to get an iced coffee. For some of us, it also brings summer babies. Precious little bundles wrapped in muslin […]
If you have noticed dry, flaky or scaly patches on your baby’s head, it may be a case of cradle cap (also referred to as seborrhoeic dermatitis or crib cap). There’s no reason to panic, though – cradle cap is very common among new babies and it isn’t harmful at all. It’s also important to […]
I confess to not being the greatest at math, so when I heard right before I was about to have my first kid that there was a fourth trimester, I did a bit of fact-checking. I mean, I was pretty sure a nine-month pregnancy broken down by TRImesters meant I’d have only three of them: […]
I wish he would at least ask, “How did it go last night?”
A ray of parenting sunshine on Instagram made me smile this week. When I was having babies, it was a very new thing for people to talk about what might be considered “imperfections” or the not-so-pretty side of having babies, from pregnancy to childbirth and beyond. Those who came before us left the impression that […]
To avoid family conflict we agreed to let my in-laws (and others) stay with us, and it was a nightmare.
Because it’s the leading cause of death for infants from one month to one year of age.
A peditrician and mom breaks down everything you need to know.