As you did when choosing an ob/gyn, you want to find a pediatrician who is top-notch medically. How much better if he or she is also on the journey to an environmentally sustainable perspective on pediatrics!
BPA and other endocrine disrupting chemicals are linked to infertility, cancers and malformations. Want to reduce your exposure? These six simple steps will help!
Rhona Berens offers guidelines that can help new dads make the transition to fatherhood.
It's a subject that pregnancy books tend to gloss over and prenatal classes frequently choose to ignore -- the possibility that you might give birth to anything other than a picture-perfect baby. Consequently, those couples that do end up giving birth to babies with special needs can find themselves feeling shocked and alone.
If you have your child circumcised, it's important to remember that he will feel pain, and that Acetaminophen (such as Tempra or Tylenol) or EMLA cream, which numbs the skin, will not be adequate to dull surgical pain.
Working mothers are not all the same. Why then are 16 million working mothers treated as one undifferentiated group?
Cloth diapers have come a long way over the last few years and most of the styles are as easy to use as their disposable counterpart. Here's a look at the different options:
Imagine it's a really cold winter morning, and you're buried under cozy, warm blankets, not even wanting to peek a finger out. Then suddenly the alarm blares at you and you're forced to jump out of bed. It's quite the contrast, but nothing compared to the changes your baby faces at birth.
Most babies appear healthy at birth, full of life and possibility. Yet they could be hiding a rare or potentially devastating disease. Identifying and treating infants with these disorders early can help ensure a long, healthy life.