parenting-after

Benefits of Breast-Feeding for Baby and Mother

There are many benefits to breastfeeding. Even if you are able to do it for only a short time, your baby's immune system can benefit from breast milk. Here are many other benefits of breast milk for a mother, her baby, and others.

Good Habits for Pregnant and Nursing Mothers from the Danish Government

The Danish government has launched an information campaign aimed at alerting expectant and nursing mothers to the potential hazards of chemical compounds in cosmetics, baby products and toys. The action was taken after a survey found three out of four women were unsure how to address such concerns, the environment ministry said on Wednesday. A nine-point set of guidelines includes suggestions that pregnant women and nursing mothers use cosmetics and skin creams as sparingly as possible, avoid spray cans and paints, and refrain from dyeing their hair.

Breastfeeding is best for babies

New parents want to give their babies the very best. When it comes to nutrition, the best first food for babies is breast milk.

Child Safety Seats from US Department of Transportation Guidelines

An introduction to child safety seats from the US Department of Transportation

General Car Seat Guidelines

From INCIID the Heart: Video of the first baby born through our IVF scholarship program

On Monday October 31, 2005, the first "From INCIID the Heart" baby was born to the first couple to get pregnant from this scholarship. This video clip is dedicated to all who struggle with infertility and pregnancy loss. Warning: this is both video and audio. You'll Windows Media Player and a box of tissues to view it.

State Estimates of Neonatal Health-Care Costs Associated with Maternal Smoking --- United States, 1996 from the CDC

Smoking during pregnancy can cause poor outcomes for both the pregnant woman and her unborn child and also result in added health-care expenditures.

NICU: What are these wires and tubes connected to my baby?

An overview of the neonatal intensive care equipment roster

Children First: Making the Paradigm Shift from Infertility to Adoption By Patricia Irwin Johnston, MS

Making the adjustment from medical procedures to adoption is complex. Pat Johnston loans her expertise to what those who want to adopt after infertility need to know in order to be successful

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