We now know “breast is best” for your grandbaby. We have the scientific research to prove that it not only provides the highest nutrition for baby, while protecting him from infection, but also breast milk has many benefits for mom, too. Today, breastfeeding is the norm, rather than the exception. In fact, more than 80% […]
Taking care of your baby is hard enough. Add a runny, stuffy nose, watery and itchy eyes, scratchy throat and constant sneezing from seasonal allergies, and it’s no easy feat. With fall allergy season ramping up, the good news is breastfeeding moms don’t have to suffer through without relief. “Antihistamines, which alleviate allergies, are generally […]
A click of the call button brings in a nurse as a mom soothes her baby as he begins to whine out of hunger. Instead of cuddling up with her baby to feed, mom watches as the nurse hangs a syringe-full of mother’s pumped breastmilk. The breastmilk, filled with antibodies and other important substances to […]
You’ve heard it time and time again: All babies need the traditional benefits of breast milk. But for preemies, the benefits are even more important — and in many cases, life saving. Premature babies, born at 37 weeks or earlier, are at a greater risk for having health problems early in life and can face […]
Babies are fussy at times, period. But, if your baby is excessively fussy, 1 common reason may be that she has an allergy or an intolerance to the protein found in cow’s milk, which is the basis for most commercial baby formulas — or a staple in mom’s diet. A milk allergy is common among infants. […]
The transition to solid foods is a milestone for your little one, adding some nutrition, variety and texture to her diet. In this Children’s Channel video, Dr. Sabrina Ben-Zion, MD, a pediatrician for Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics in Wadsworth, discusses when and how the transition should take place.