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Secrets to Soothing a Cranky Baby Safely

THURSDAY, Sept. 5, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Trying to calm a cranky baby can be stressful for parents, but the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has an important caution about what not to do. Don’t place baby in a so-called … read more

How to Protect Your Baby Against Eczema

THURSDAY, Aug. 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Using a rich moisturizer, even an inexpensive one like petroleum jelly, is one part of keeping eczema under control. Now researchers have found that this skin care step can keep many newborns at … read more

How to Protect Your Baby From Unsafe Products

WEDNESDAY, July 24, 2019 (HealthDay News) — In an average year, close to 70,000 children under age 5 go to the emergency department because of injuries from common nursery items, according to the journal Pediatrics. About 90% of these injuries … read more

How to Soothe Baby’s Teething Pain Safely

THURSDAY, May 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Few things are as distressing as baby’s cries when his or her first teeth are coming in, but it’s important to know what not to use to soothe that pain. Over the years, … read more

How to Protect Your Child From Choking

MONDAY, May 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Eating solid foods is a milestone in your child’s life. With the right precautions to reduce the risk of choking, you can make this a safe transition. Teach children to sit up straight … read more

How to Tame Morning Chaos

TUESDAY, April 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Are your mornings always chaotic? Between making breakfast, packing lunches, getting everyone dressed and hunting for homework assignments, it’s easy to feel like you’ve put in a day’s worth of work before 9 … read more

Nearly 700,000 Infant Rocking Sleepers Recalled Due to Infant Deaths

MONDAY, April 29, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The Kids II company is recalling nearly 700,000 of its Rocking Sleepers for infants, after reports of babies dying have been linked to the products’ use. In an announcement posted Friday on the … read more

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