Baby & Toddler

Coronavirus vs. Flu

Is it the Flu or Coronavirus?

March 16, 2020 Ochsner Health has provided a simple guide for knowing the difference between COVID-19 and the flu. Sign up to receive our Nola Boomers newsletter! Suffering from a sore throat, cough, or just...

Adventures in First-Time Parenthood

October 30, 2019 “It was important to me to get ready for all the newness that babies bring.” There’s no handbook for first-time parents, but New Orleans offers the next best thing: new parent classes. There...

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...

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