Zika Virus – The Facts

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Surviving Early Childhood – Life with toddlers and preschoolers isn’t easy

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Carbon monoxide poisoning – Tips for preventing during a power outage #CoxHomeLife

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Preparing for Natural Disasters #CoxHomeLife

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Pre-Natal/Infants

Zika Virus – The Facts

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 Zika Virus and Microcephaly if You’re Pregnant or Trying News stories about the dangers of the Zika virus, especially for pregnant women or those trying to get pregnant, are becoming a daily occurrence.  There are now 30 confirmed cases of Zika here in the US and one confirmed case of it being spread by sexual […]

“Latch on NYC” – A Restriction on Baby Formula

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Bloomberg Trying to Restrict Baby Formula in NYC Hospitals The movement towards restricted formula use in 27 New York hospitals has women across the nation angered. It seems that this is almost an insensitive infringement onto the rights women have to feed their newborns formula. This initiative will keep formula locked up in storage at […]

Proposed crib bumper ban – it’s about time!

I’ve been doing a series of TV segments the past several days on helicopter parenting but the subject always turns around to crib bumpers.  Yesterday the Maryland Department of Health held a press conference proposing the ban of crib bumpers due to the risk of strangulation, asphyxiation and even death.”  While Maryland is the first […]

Twitter Party Every Expectant Mother Should Attend – Cord Blood Banking – Insurance for the Future

Did you know that over the past 20 years, through more than 20,000 transplants, cord blood stem cells have been proven effective in treating many life-threatening diseases, such as leukemia and other cancers and blood and immune disorders?  And, tremendous progress is being made in the research of using cord blood in exciting new areas […]

Best Books for Babies Releases List for 2011

Best books for babies has just come out with their annual list of the best books for infants through 18 months of age. A panel of librarians, child development experts, and academics reviews outstanding books, published in the United States each year, and judges them on elements such as clear, bright illustrations, age-appropriate subjects, and […]

Cord Blood Banking – Insurance for the Future; What Every Parent Must Know

You have all the information on how to decorate the nursery. You have read all the information and reviews on what gear to buy. What info has your OB/GYN provided you regarding banking your baby’s cord blood? Many OB/GYNs will tell their patients that unless there is a hereditary disease in the family, it is […]

Arm’s Reach Concepts Recalls Infant Bed-Side Sleepers Due to Entrapment, Suffocation and Fall Hazards

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced a voluntary recall about 76,000 Arm’s Reach Concepts Infant Bed-Side Sleepers. The CPSC and Arm’s Reach have received 10 reports of infants falling from the raised mattress into the bottom of the sleeper or becoming entrapped between the edge of the mattress and the side of the […]

Pampers® Natural Stages Pacifiers Recalled by Key Baby Due to Choking Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a voluntary recall of Pampers® Natural Stages Pacifiers. The pacifiers fail to meet federal safety standards and pose a choking hazard to young children. The pacifier comes in yellow, pink or blue colors and is made of silicone. Only “Stage 1” pacifiers are recalled. “Stage 1” and “Ortho” […]

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