Two studies published this week called attention to obesity and kids—when it starts and who is most at risk. The topic isn’t new but the discovery is…kids who are overweight in their kindergarten and pre-school years are more likely to be obese teenagers. In addition to the social effects, excess pounds have health implications that […]
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While legal in most U.S. states, raw milk (aka unpasteurized milk) and its products continue to be a source of serious and sometimes deadly bacterial infections. The health risks are especially high for pregnant women and young children. Despite these risks, about 1 to 3% of all dairy products consumed in the U.S. are not […]
We have good news and bad news when it comes to baby stuff for soon-to-be parents. The good news: There are many more choices for baby products than past generations. The bad news: There are many more choice for baby products than past generations. We’re going to briefly make some sense out of all of […]
Did you miss Dr. Ari Brown on the NBC Today Show today? Click here to see the segment on 3 generations of parenting. . . and how advice has changed over the years! Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy
NBC’s Today Show is focusing this week on babies—and our very own Dr. Ari Brown of Baby 411 fame will join them this Thursday! Set the DVR for the 9am this Thursday September 26! Live in studio, Baby 411 co-author Dr. Ari Brown will discus how parenting advice has changed over the years, from Dr. […]
Hey Molly Sims and 411 fans! Enjoy this article on Molly’s Must-have pregnancy items. Expecting 411 is on her list.
A new study published today in the British Medical Journal rekindles the debate on whether there is a benefit to waiting a little while to cut the umbilical cord after a baby is born. The standard of care in the U.S., as well as other developed nations, is to cut a newborn’s umbilical cord within […]
We’re busting the Top 5 pregnancy myths on this weekend’s EXTRA show. Check it out!
A study published today in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology revisits the age-old question of this generation: “Is it risky to eat peanuts during pregnancy?” In 2000, the recommendation was to avoid peanuts during pregnancy to reduce the risk of a child developing a lifelong peanut allergy. Then in 2008, medical groups changed […]
If you are like us, pregnancy is a really good excuse to go shopping! Besides all that cute baby stuff, there are a few key purchases you should get for yourself. Warning: none of these must-haves were spotted on the runways at New York Fashion Week. Granny panties. We know, it can be pretty demoralizing […]