“Let’s get moving!” As a mom of two easily distracted daughters, I find myself often repeating this phrase when we’re running late for school, dance class, or a doctor’s appointment. But far beyond getting out of the house on time,... more
“I need my mommy!” Research has shown time and again that if newborns could talk, that is what they’d say. As mammals, human babies rely on their mothers for close physical contact which in turn supports normal breathing, heart rate,... more
During pregnancy, babies are as close to their moms as they can be—getting warmth, food, protection, and oxygen from their mother’s body. Then, labor occurs and babies suddenly find themselves without immediate access to those essential needs. It is not... more
Research and commonsense tell us that the best way to boost a baby’s brain development is to simply give her love and attention (read “Can I Make My Baby Smarter?”). (Giving her healthy foods also helps.) So when Fisher-Price released their... more
A few months ago, I took my two sons to the pediatrician for their annual checkup. I figured it would be a simple endeavor… quite the opposite. The waiting room was packed (mainly with sick kids) and the staff was... more
Breastfeeding may not make your baby an Einstein, but claims of a connection between breastfeeding and IQ just got a boost from a study out of Boston. Harvard University researchers investigated the link between breastfeeding duration and baby’s cognitive function.... more
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