Pregnancy is such an exciting time for many reasons. From picking out nursery colors to stocking up on baby bottles, there is a ton to do to prepare for your new baby, but there also is a ton to celebrate! Read More
As exciting as it is to plan ahead for a new baby, it can also be pretty overwhelming. On top of picking out nursery colors and stocking up on diapers, there is a ton of research to do. Who makes the best stroller? What is the safest crib? Should cord blood banking be part of my family’s plan? Read More
During November, individuals and organizations across the country are spreading awareness about premature births for Prematurity Awareness Month. As part of honoring Prematurity Awareness Month, we would like to take a minute to thank all of the researchers, medical professionals and organizations around the world that dedicate their time and extraordinary effort to help prevent premature births and improve the lives of premature babies and their families. Read More
Autism is a disorder that appears during the first three years of life and affects normal development of the brain’s social and communication skills.1 The exact causes of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are unknown, but research suggests that a combination of genes and environmental factors both play an important role.2 While we don’t know what causes ASD, we do know that it affects 1 in 68 children in the United States – a 30% increase from 2012 when it affected 1 in 88.3 Read More
Halloween is upon us and for many kids it is the most anticipated holiday of the year. It’s a night filled with chills and thrills, ghosts and goblins, and of course – tricks and treats!
Kids love getting dressed up to go on the hunt for candy, but it’s also important to remember safety when they head out to navigate the dark and eerie streets. Consider these tips to make sure your family has a fang-tastic evening! Read More