Baby Care Related Articles & Blog Posts
Does My Baby Need “No More Tears”™ Shampoo?
Skin pH, while a hugely important topic for baby skin health, can be one of the least understood subject matters by new parents. This is a scenario where some of our most basic tenets of healthy body function can be overlooked due to the influence of popular marketing ideas, combined with a solid dose of […]Read full story
Baby Skin – From Water to Air
Baby skin is significantly different from adult skin. It can be five times thinner than adult skin and its basic functions – from producing protective skin oils to making enough melanin to provide natural sun protection – haven’t fully kicked in. In fact, skin is one of the few organs that isn’t fully developed at […]Read full story
What’s Hiding In Your Baby Formula?
Genetically modified ingredients (GMOs) are in about 85% of a conventional grocery store, including the baby aisle where we find infant formula and baby food. And when GMOs have no long-term independent testing behind them, is it safe to put into baby formula? The truth is, we don’t actually know. What do we know about […]Read full story
Touch is as Important to Infant Health as Eating and Sleeping
Baby massage may seem superfluous or silly to some people, but it’s popularity is growing in the U.S. and it has actually been practiced for centuries in many cultures around the world. But, does it have any significant health benefits? You might be surprised at how much it does. In fact, touch plays a much […]Read full story
Parenting a Premie — What You Can Do In The NICU
It can be a challenging time in many ways to have your baby placed in the NICU. It wasn’t the new beginning you hoped for. Here are a few things you can do to that can make a difference:Read full story
Eggs, Fish, Milk, Nuts, and Peanuts for Babies?!
Get ready for some surprising recommendations. Eczema, asthma, and food allergies are all on the rise in children, each having more than doubled in the last several decades. This rapid increase has lead to many differing recommendations on the timing and selection of foods offered to babies, to err on the side of caution before […]Read full story
Bathing your Baby
I am 22 years old and a brand new mom. Both our parents (my husband’s and mine) live in different states and aren’t able to come and help. We’re new here so we don’t have many friends and the…Read full story
Cleaning the Penis with Intact Foreskin
My 19 month-old son was not circumcised at birth at my husband’s request. I am the one that gives him his bath, and mostly change his diapers every day but I never do anything specific to clean his penis….Read full story