Archive for November, 2011


Potty Training 411: Our new "fun-size" ebook!

And now for something new! We are launching a series of fun-size ebooks, spun off from our Baby 411 book series! First up: Potty Training 411. In this mini ebook, learn how to potty train your child in just three days! Inside you’ll discover: When to start potty training: learn the key signs your child […]

When to cut the umbilical cord? Sooner or later?

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 […]

New healthy heart guidelines, starting at birth

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and the American Academy of Pediatrics have joined forces to create new recommendations to reduce heart disease…starting on Day 1 of life and going through adulthood. Although the advice to screen all preteens and teenagers for high cholesterol levels grabbed the headlines, there is quite a bit more […]