Juice for Babies? Experts Say It’s Not a Good Idea

Juice for Babies? Experts Say It’s Not a Good Idea

The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts Q: I just heard that children younger than 12 months of age should…

Why We Shouldn’t Demonize Formula Feeding

Why We Shouldn’t Demonize Formula Feeding

Harvard Health Blog Breast is best. We pediatricians say this all the time, because it’s true. Breast milk was uniquely…

How we can all help protect babies with immunizations

How we can all help protect babies with immunizations

Harvard Health Blog When you are pregnant, what you hear from people around you makes a difference. You want to…

Every new parent should take CPR classes

Every new parent should take CPR classes

I was seeing a newborn the other day, and the parents had a great idea. Their baby had spit up,…

Dealing with a baby’s first cold

Dealing with a baby’s first cold

With the “sick season” upon us, I’m starting to see more babies with cold symptoms and their concerned parents are…

Can you use homeopathic products to relieve your child’s illness?

Can you use homeopathic products to relieve your child’s illness?

The Kid’s Doctor By Sue Hubbard, M.D. I am sitting here writing this while sucking on a honey-lemon throat lozenge…

The Kid’s Doctor: How to calm a fussy infant

The Kid’s Doctor: How to calm a fussy infant

By Sue Hubbard, M.D. So you are home from the hospital with your newborn baby and suddenly realize that the…

Breastfeeding gets a lift from advocacy, education campaigns

Breastfeeding gets a lift from advocacy, education campaigns

The Kid’s Doctor By Sue Hubbard, M.D. An editorial concerning breastfeeding was published last year in The New York Times.…

Late-term births may offer future cognitive benefits

Late-term births may offer future cognitive benefits

When mothers deliver later, babies are more likely to have physical problems, but they also are likely to have cognitive…

Treatment is crucial for women with postpartum depression

Treatment is crucial for women with postpartum depression

Mayo Clinic Q&A DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What causes postpartum depression, and is it possible to have it immediately after giving…

Breast milk can protect preemies

Breast milk can protect preemies

Source: John Hopkins Medicine The immune-boosting properties of breast milk have long been known. Now a team of scientists led…