The US-FDA Warns: Stop Giving Children Homeopathic Teething Tablets & Gels

Following the recent safety warning issued by the  US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the American Academy of Pediatrics’HealthyChildren.org  is warning all parents to avoid giving homeopathic teething tablets and gels to small children. This is because the use of homeopathic teething tablets and gels have been associated with many adverse health effects, including death. […]

Aspirin While Pregnant or Breastfeeding

Aspirins: If you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or if you are of child baring age and engage in activities that might get you pregnant, it is advisable to exercise caution when taking any form of medications, to avoid the risk of harm to your baby. This caution should be exercised throughout your pregnancy, […]

Why You Must Never Shake Your Baby!

Never attempt to shake your baby out of frustration or in an attempt to “shake your baby out of crying”. The blood vessels in a baby’s head cannot tolerate the impact of shaking and can break. When this happens, it is known as “Shaken Baby Syndrome”. The condition, though 100% preventable, can lead to death, […]

Pregnancy and Alcohol Do Not Mix

If you are pregnant, planning to be pregnant, or of child bearing age with the possibility of becoming pregnant, it is of utmost importance to avoid consuming any amount or form of alcohol, including wine, beer, or liquor. Here is why: A new report, released on September 19th 2015, by the American Academy of Pediatrics, warns […]

Your Recovery After Child-Birth—-Post-Partum Essentials

Pregnant and counting down with great excitement about the arrival of your precious little baby?  Congratulations! Indeed, bringing a new life into the world is a wonderful experience. Pregnancy, childbirth and motherhood are wonderful experiences that no amount of words can describe, but women who have had the experience would agree on one thing-it is no […]

Relieving Infant Cold, Cough or Congestion- What you need to know!

Cold, which is often manifested as cough, runny nose or congestion, is not uncommon among small children. It is a major milestone that every child will pass through, at some point. Colds are mostly caused by viruses which affect the mouth, nose and throat, and usually run their full circle within 10-14 days. Small children […]

Healthy, Well-fed But Yet Crying? How To Soothe & Provide Relief To Your Newborn!

What do you do when you have done all you know to do to comfort your healthy and well-fed newborn but nothing seems to work? When an otherwise healthy and well-fed infant, usually between 2 weeks  and 4 months , cries for more than 3 hours a day or more than 3 days a week, […]

Chemical Free Skincare Products For Infants and Small Children-What you need to know

A Mom Asked: Please, tell me the name of baby soap and cream that will suit my baby! There are many brands of baby skin care products to choose from: Aquaphor Baby, Angel Baby, Ava Anderson Baby, Aveeno Baby, Babyganics, Baja Baby, Burt Bees, California Baby, Cetaphil Baby, Eucerin Baby, Farm2girl, Johnson Baby, Mustela Baby, […]