Newborn Safety Related Articles & Blog Posts

  • Traveling with Baby

    Traveling With Baby – Tips For New Parents

    Once the baby is here, it’s not uncommon for many new moms to shy away from going outside the home with their child in tow. After all, the outside world may suddenly seem a bit more dangerous and foreboding. Add to that the thought of having to travel – either via plane, car or train […]

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  • Taking a Newborn Outside

    Taking a Newborn Outside

    Is it safe to take my newborn out in public? She’s so little.

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  • Crib Safety

    Crib Safety

    Can crib bumpers really cause SIDS? What if my baby hits her head?

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  • Ear Piercing

    Ear Piercing

    Is 4 weeks old to early to have my daughter’s ears pierced? My Grandma thinks I should wait until she’s 4-5 months old so she won’t pick at them. I think that at 4 weeks old, she doesn’t have…

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  • Safe Bedding to Help Prevent SIDS

    Safe Bedding to Help Prevent SIDS

    The following are the safe bedding recommendations put out by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), and the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. The AAP’s published its most recent recommendations in 2005 (Pediatrics 116:1245-1255):

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