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Tips On Preventing Foodborne Illness During Pregnancy

June 5, 2018

Eating Safely for Two: Preventing Foodborne Illness During Pregnancy Handling foods safely will help keep you healthy during pregnancy   Food safety is important for everyone. But it is especially important to pregnant women, their unborn children, and others with weakened or developing immune systems. When women become pregnant, their bodies naturally undergo hormonal changes, some of which also change their immune systems, making them more susceptible to foodborne pathogens, a risk that is also shared with their fetuses. Pregnant…

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Sleep Tips for Traveling with a Newborn, Infant or Toddler

March 7, 2018

Just when you have a great routine in place, it’s time to travel with baby! Many parents worry about keeping baby on a good sleep schedule when away from home, but our tips below will help keep baby -and the rest of the family- calm and comfortable. Practice at home! Many times babies are not used to sleeping in a travel bed or pack-n-play. Put baby in travel bed or pack-n-play for naptime at home in weeks leading up to the…

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Early Youth Specialization Over Training: What Every Parent Should Know

February 16, 2018

Kids around the country are playing organized sports more than ever today. In fact, The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) reports that youth in the country participating in sports went from around 18 million in 1987 to 60 million in 2008. While that’s good news, because of the many benefits that can be gained from keeping them active, there is also a downside that health professionals are beginning to caution parents about – early specialization and overtraining, both of…

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Dr. Tanya Altmann’s Infant Nutrition Tips

April 24, 2017

Most adults are familiar with probiotics and the role they play in our overall health. But many people don’t realize probiotics are also important for babies and their growing bodies. A new study suggests that only 23% of parents currently incorporate probiotics into their young child’s diet. First introduced during breast feeding, probiotics are ‘good bacteria’ that support your baby’s digestive health and immune system. As babies grow, gut health is important for good overall health. So, parents should be…

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Consumer Reports: How to Protect Children’s Online Privacy

March 13, 2017

The digital lives of many children are born shortly after they are, when their parents start posting baby pictures on social media. Over the years a child’s digital trail lengthens, as the child and parents share more information online. Safeguarding children’s online privacy should be a family priority, security experts say, but the challenge is becoming more complicated. One new wrinkle is the advent of connected toys. It was recently revealed that one toy company might have left information from…

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10 Important Car Seat Safety Tips

September 27, 2016

Did you know that according to the CDC, accidents are the leading cause of death among children in the United States? September 18-24, 2016 is Child Passenger Safety Week, an annual event put together by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administrations (NHTSA) to raise awareness for car seat safety.     With this year’s remembrance kicking off today, Diono will share 10 different car seat safety tips socially and through its blog, to teach parents the ins and outs of…

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Cars.com Releases Car Seat Honor Roll for Child Passenger Safety Week

September 15, 2016

Cars.com Lists Car Seat Superstars in Annual Car Seat Honor Roll New List of Top Performers Debuted for National Child Passenger Safety Week   CHICAGO – Each year, Cars.com’s Certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians install car seats in nearly 100 new car models. These Car Seat Checks test each vehicle’s LATCH system and its ease of use by installing an infant seat, convertible seat and booster seat. Cars are graded on an A to F scale.   “Out of 84…

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5 Ways to Protect Your Family from Zika Virus

September 12, 2016

  As many people learn about the Zika virus in the media, there is a lot of concern as to whether or not it will reach America. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), although most cases of it have been abroad, they report that cases among those traveling will likely continue to increase, and that the imported cases could result in the local spread of the virus throughout the country. In other words, it may have…

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Back To School Internet Safety: What Parents Needs To Know

September 5, 2016

  Today’s kids are more tech-savvy than ever before. Even toddlers know how to use Mommy’s iPhone to access Calliouepisodes, while older kids have computer skills that astound their parents. Some schools are now even providing iPads for their students, while others require students to prepare all their homework on a laptop or PC.   Karl Volkman, tech expert and CTO of SRV Network, Inc. says, “Classroom assignments today do not involve writing on the chalkboard. Instead, kids are actually blogging…

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