Can Babies Have Seasonal Allergies?

Now that spring is finally here, we've also entered allergy season. So we were wondering: Can babies have seasonal allergies? Pediatrician Jack Maypole, MD, weighs in. "Conventional medical wisdom says babies over a year old can have allergies," says Maypole, who is also an Educational Advisory Board member for The Goddard School. "You have to see... Read more

We 'Spring Forward' This Weekend! How to Prep Baby (and Prevent Crankiness)

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Consider this your warning: in most places in the country, we begin Daylight Saving Time in the wee hours Sunday morning. And that, of course, means moving your clock one hour forward before you go to bed Saturday night. For most people, this simply means one hour less sleep, but for a sleep-deprived new mom,... Read more

10 Reasons I’m Planning for a Summer Baby — and You Should, Too!

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Whenever anyone talks about having a child during the summer months, most people automatically turn to thinking about being massively uncomfortable in sweltering heat at the end of a pregnancy.  You know -- the swelling, the sweating and just the general feeling of discomfort. However, after having two children, both born in the... Read more