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Understanding Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy (CP) can have a significant impact on a person’s physical and cognitive abilities, as well as their quality of life. This blog provides an overview of cerebral palsy, its long-term effects, things you […]

The Dangers Of Tylenol And Other Acetaminophen-Based Over The Counter Medications For Pregnant Women

As the use of Acetaminophen has been linked to ASD, ADHD, and other neurodevelopmental disorders by numerous studies, women across the nation who while pregnant took Acetaminophen are filing product liability lawsuits against the manufacturers […]

Fighting for Your Child’s Health: Overcoming NEC with Support and Action

Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC) is a devastating gastrointestinal disease that affects the most vulnerable of many premature infants. This condition can cause infections, inflammation, and destruction of the intestinal tissue, making it the leading cause of infant […]

Human Milk Donors as an Alternative to Infant Formula

Breastfeeding can be really beneficial for a baby’s development. However, breastfeeding is not always possible, in this article we discuss human milk donors as an alternative.

Exposure to Chemicals During Pregnancy

With the ever-growing industrialization of our society, it is no surprise that the number of chemicals to which we are exposed on a daily basis has increased exponentially. Pregnant women and their developing babies are […]

Researchers Discover Biological Process Leading to NEC

New research provides hope for the prevention and treatment of necrotizing enterocolitis, or NEC, in premature babies.

Boppy Pillow Recall Follows 8 Infant Deaths

Some of the most popular loungers and nursing pillows available to new moms are being recalled due to the risk of infant death.

Safety Tips for Baby Safety Month

September is Baby Safety Month. Sponsored by the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA), the goal of Baby Safety Month is to raise awareness on the safe use of consumer baby products. Parents and caregivers have […]

Baby Formula Recall: Risk of Infant Iron Insufficiency

Several brands of baby formula are under recall after discovery that the products do not meet the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) iron standards and other requirements. The baby formula recall includes brands manufactured […]

Birth Injury: Brachial Plexus Overview

In this post, “Birth Injury: Brachial Plexus Overview”, we discuss obstetric brachial plexus injuries. The brachial plexus is a network of nerves that runs from the spinal cord (at the neck), across the chest, and […]