My 6-month-old baby didn't poop for 7 days, and I wondered if I should be worried. Here's what I found out.
Posts from the ‘Science’ Category
My 5-month-old baby went on a 2-week nap strike. Now that he's back to napping, I'm sharing my tips for survival, plus a video of what was keeping him awake.
A study published in Pediatrics this week shows that cord milking can be just as effective - if not more so - than delayed cord clamping in premature babies born by C-section
When is the best time to introduce your baby to solid foods? I sort through the research to find out.
Here's what early reviewers are saying about my book, plus how you can pre-order it!
A recent study found that feeding children small amounts of peanut products in the first 5 years of life can prevent the development of peanut allergy. Here's what you need to know.
Low vaccination rates have allowed a recent resurgence of the measles virus. In my family, measles is part of a personal tragedy. My dad's younger brother, Frankie, died of encephalitis caused by measles in 1956, at the age of 6.
Receiving the Tdap vaccine during the third trimester of pregnancy is our best chance at protecting young infants from pertussis, a disease that can be particularly dangerous during the first few months of life. Research shows that vaccination in late pregnancy gives newborns the gift of pertussis-specific antibodies at birth and is safe for both mother and baby
I'm pregnant and carrying a fetus that seems really active. Can this tell me anything about the baby's sex or temperament?