As you're getting your nine-month-old ready for bed, you notice red and white, raised welts on his legs and tummy. A few minutes later he's covered in welts. Should you rush to the ER?
You've probably heard or even used the phrase "smooth as a baby's bottom." Baby skin can be so soft you can hardly resist stroking it, unless your baby has sensitive skin. Parents of little ones with skin sensitivities will attest that it leaves baby itchy, irritable, and uncomfortable. They can also share whenever baby is miserable, you are bound to be, too!
Your little spook or spook-to-be will probably be happy in any costume that floats your boat. Which of these latest baby costume ideas do you like?
Your baby loves bath time and you love that baby-fresh smell. What could be healthier and more fun that a scrub in the tub? We don't question the fun part, but your baby's bath products could be far from safe!
Your baby's moving around now. Once kids start crawling, walking and running, they're more likely to get hurt. Most injuries aren't serious, but a fall or other accident might result in bleeding. If your baby is bleeding, what should you do?
You're heading off to bed when you hear it -- coughs and a rustle. It could be a long night! The FDA warned against cough medicines for kids under 6 years old. Is there anything you can do to ease your baby's coughing?
Salmonella infections are particularly serious for babies under the age of one. While adults are most likely to contract it by eating contaminated food, infants are more likely to contract Salmonella via an environmental source.
Each year in the U.S., more than 2,000 children under the age of 14 die as a result of a home injury, according to Safe Kids USA. An adventurous tot can get in dangerous situations and accidents involving household items you might not have suspected. We asked parents which innocent-looking things around their homes posed a hazard to their child.
Do you need to panic if your tot gets a bee sting? Probably not. Most babies don't have a dangerous reaction that first bee sting. If they do, you'll see these specific symptoms right away.
Your baby's abilities are constantly changing. That will make your job all the more challenging. Here are the key safety points to keep in mind.