Yesterday, the Consumer Product Safety Commission issued a recall on 2 million “drop-side” cribs involving 7 manufacturers. That brings the grand total to over 9 million drop-side cribs that have been recalled in the past five years and 32 babies who have died accidentally due to these malfunctioning cribs. Wondering if your crib is one […]
Archive for June, 2010
Once your baby becomes a toddler at his first birthday, he no longer needs to be drinking infant formula. Breast milk is fine if mom is still nursing, but if not, here's what you need to know about making the big switch to cow's milk. We helped the folks at babygooroo on this useful article.
Pregnancy health isn't just a girl-thing. It's a guy-thing, too. Listen up, guys. You need to take care of your own health—for your family's sake! Here's an article worth reading in Marketwatch.
The latest controversy swirling around in the baby product world is that mega-giant formula maker Mead-Johnson pulled their chocolate toddler formula off the market last week under pressure from nutritionists and other health experts. Read all about it at my WebMD blog.
How much Vitamin D does your baby need? And, are you sure you are dosing it correctly? This is the new warning coming from the FDA today. Some highly concentrated Vitamin D drops make it easy to over-dose your baby. So what’s up with Vitamin D anyway? Vitamin D is essential for proper bone growth […]
Are you planning a fun vacation as a two-some before you become a three-some? Check out some great tips at our sister blog, Expecting 411.
If you are thinking about becoming pregnant, there are several things to put on your to-do list…start taking prenatal vitamins, get up-to-date on any vaccinations, strive for your ideal body weight, and stop any bad habits that might impact the health of your pregnancy and your baby.Smoking fits into that last category. A new study […]
We are pleased to announce the NEW Baby 411 iPhone app by Dr Ari Brown. Keep up with the latest breaking news on baby and child health while you are on the go. You can download it here. Did we mention that it is FREE?
Have you ever done anything as a parent that might disqualify you from receiving the Parent of the Year award? Fortunately, most of those infractions are minor and our kids are very forgiving! Here’s a great story by Julie Deardorff of the Chicago Tribune that I helped with. Enjoy!
Wondering about the health risks of obesity during pregnancy? Check out the latest blog over at Expecting 411.