Tag Archives: Health – Feature

Safe Sweet Dreaming: Keeping newborns safe while they sleep

As a pregnant woman, it’s hard to miss the new safe sleep recommendations for infants; signs are plastered in OB offices, Labor and Delivery wings, and pediatric centers. Hospitals require new moms to watch a video on safe sleeping practices before they head home. Following the ABCs— Alone, on Back, in a Crib—drastically reduces the

Close for Comfort: Benefits of Babywearing

Every parent would love to make life with young children a little easier. “Babywearing” is a new term for carrying your infant or toddler with the help of some cloth or a carrier. Though it may seem trendy, the tradition spans centuries and has been a part of cultures on nearly every continent. Babies have

The Low-Down on Shots, Soaps, and Sports

Just when you think you’ve got this parenting thing figured out, new research comes along that refutes everything you’ve been doing since Day One. If you’ve been debating the merits of flu mists, antibacterial soaps and whether or not your kids should specialize in a singular sport, here’s the scoop on the latest research to

A Much-Needed Resource: the Traumatic Brain Injury Resource Center

It happened in an instant. Jackie Moore was in a stopped car when suddenly she found herself in the middle of a multi-vehicle collision. She lost consciousness only briefly and was diagnosed with a concussion. Moore completed the requisite rehabilitation therapy, but perplexingly, a year post-accident when symptoms should have diminished, she still battled incredible