Shopping for a Pediatrician

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Choosing a medical practitioner for your baby is an important decision to make so taking the time to do your research early will be valuable since you won’t have time after the baby arrives.

Well Baby Tummy Time Mat

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Tummy time for an infant is vital to development and growth. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends 40-60 minutes of tummy time per day so babies can avoid flat head syndrome and torticollis and as a result develop core muscle strength, gross motor skills and fine motor skills. Many if not most babies dislike […]

New Guidelines to Prevent Flat Head Syndrome

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Recently, the journal “Pediatrics” released new guidelines for Pediatricians and parents on how to prevent and correct flat head syndrome. The number of babies diagnosed with flat head syndrome (aka positional plagiocephaly) has increased significantly since the safe sleep campaign (established in 1994) have babies spending more time on their backs. These new guidelines are not to […]