Baby & Toddler

Finding the Perfect Pediatrician

July 17, 2019 “Parents should consider if they will be comfortable with a physician who is the opposite sex of their child.” Credentials are important, but what about personality and office environment? Sele...

Gear to Get: Gift ideas for new parents

In honor of those celebrating their first Mother's Day and Father's Day this year, here’s a few gift ideas when the baby is still the center of attention. Itzy Ritzy Athleisure Nursing Wrap An athleisure-insp...

W Sitting can cause negative effects.

By Kim Bradley W sitting is when a child sits on their bottom with their knees bent and their feet positioned outside of their hips. It’s called W sitting because when you are standing in front of them, thei...

3 key steps you need for potty training success.

by Pat Blackwell, Ph.D. Left to their own devices, most toddlers learn to use the potty without much fuss. They peek at mommy or daddy as they engage in the target toileting behavior. Or they run around in t...

Listen To Your (Kid’s) Gut!

By Sarah Herndon, November 2018 For two long years, Annette Shilling listened to countless advice from her pediatrician, other parents and even a psychologist on how to make her young daughter have regular, pa...

Breaking the Container Baby Syndrome with Tummy Time

By Kimberly Bradley, MS, LOTR Tummy time continues to be an activity pushed by pediatricians as babies are spending less time on their tummies and more time in containers such as car seats, strollers, bumbo se...
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The Importance of a Language-Rich Home

How verbal interaction with babies and toddlers leads to a lifetime of benefits. 10-month-old Sasha sits on the living room floor, playing with her toys.  Dad looks at her from the couch where he is folding la...

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