Pregnancy

Long COVID in Kids

While there’s been a lot of attention paid to long COVID-19 in adults, many parents don’t realize that this condition can also impact younger patients. About 4 percent of children under the age of 14 experience symptoms of long COVID about a year after their initial infection, a June 2022 study published in The Lancet […]

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13 Unique Musical Toys That Hit the Right Note

Multipurpose toys are music to our ears, which is why we love musical toys! These special playthings aren’t just entertaining: According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, some of the many benefits of music for children are increased attention and reasoning skills, an increase in pro-social behavior and a decrease in impulsivity. Babies’ music toys […]

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25 Pregnancy Shoes That Are Stylish and Supportive

Now that you’re expecting, you’ve started to expect more from your footwear—as you should. Your shoes aren’t just carrying you, they’re carrying baby too! No wonder you’ve lost all patience for pinchy toes, blister-provoking heels and hard, flat soles. Your swollen feet deserve more, which is why we’re calling out our favorite pregnancy shoes that […]

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Carter’s Pajamas Recall

Carter’s has issued a voluntary recall affecting over 50,000 pairs of pajamas over concerns of small wire pieces possibly cutting children. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the recall is for one particular style of fleece pajamas, the Infant’s Yellow Footed Fleece Pajamas with Animal Graphic. Small pieces of metal wire were […]

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How to Cope With Mom Guilt

“I’m a horrible mom!” You’d be hard-pressed to find a mom who hasn’t said this once or twice (or maybe even a thousand times). The reality is that we all face negative thoughts about our parenting skills from time to time—it’s only natural. There’s pressure coming at us from every direction; it’s easy to feel […]

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8 Best Vitamin D Drops for Infants

Regardless of whether baby is breast fed or formula fed, it’s natural for parents to worry about their newborn receiving all of the nutrients they need. But making sure baby is getting everything their little body requires to be strong and healthy doesn’t have to be stressful. Thanks to vitamin D drops for infants, you […]

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Deli Meat & Pregnancy

Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned consumers about a listeria outbreak that had sickened 16 people in six states. Federal investigators linked the outbreak to deli cheeses and meats — which can include cold cuts, lunch meats, hot dogs and pâtés sold at the deli — that were contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes bacteria.[1] Listeria can thrive in […]