Burping 101 There’s a lot of new tricks parents need to learn with their newborn, and burping is one of those basic of fundamentals.  After feeding, excess gas gets trapped in baby’s stomach and needs to be...

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MANAGING COMMON BREASTFEEDING ISSUES & CONCERNS; A LEARNING CURVE FOR BOTH YOU AND YOUR BABY Lactating during and after pregnancy is a natural process of a woman’s body, however, breastfeeding is a learned skill that...

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Urinary Tract Infections

TAKING THE SCARY OUT OF URINARY TRACT INFECTIONS WHAT’S A UTI? By the time they’re 5 years old, about 8% of girls and 1-2% of boys will have at least one UTI.  Most UTIs are caused when bacteria infect the urinary tract...

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Ear Infections

LET’S TAKE THE SCARY OUT OF EAR INFECTIONS HOW FREQUENT ARE CHILDHOOD EAR INFECTIONS? Next to the common cold, ear infections are the most common illness in children, which means that 80% of children will be diagnosed with...

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TAKING THE SCARY OUT OF BABY’S FIRST FEVER WHAT’S A FEVER? According to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the normal body temperature of a healthy baby is between 97.0-100.4 degrees Fahrenheit. WHAT’S...

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LET’S TAKE THE SCARY OUT OF RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS WHAT’S BRONCHITIS? Bronchitis is an inflammation of the lining of the bronchial tubes, which are the airways that connect the windpipe to the lungs. When your child...

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Colic 101 Why is it that about 20% of all newborns cry a whole lot more than their baby counterparts?  If they’re not sick, hungry, wet, tired, hot or cold, physicians call the condition colic.  Pediatricians used to...

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LET’S TAKE THE SCARY OUT OF RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS WHAT’S CROUP? Croup is a condition that causes an inflammation of the upper airways (voice box and windpipe). It often leads to a barking cough or hoarseness...

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