Thermometer Use 101
*Note that the AAP considers rectal thermometer readings to be the most precise in children < age 3yrs. A digital thermometer that beeps when done is useful; otherwise a 20-60 sec reading is usually fast enough.
The Power of Healthy Eating
Research shows children who plant and harvest their own fruits and vegetables are also more likely to eat them!
Some Useful Tips For Parents of Picky Eaters!
Picky eaters are very common. It is hard for parents not to be stressed out. Just remember that your child gets more nutrients than you think. Try these helpful tips consistently at your dining table and you will likely soon see some positive changes!
Breastfeeding Your Baby
Very helpful videos and advice for new moms to learn how to breastfeed, hand express, and pump breastmilk for their babies
Rethink Autism is a behavioral online platform for pediatricians and parents that provides excellent and useful information
Vitamin K For Your Newborn In The Hospital is Very Important!
The Vitamin K shot is a vitamin newborns should get after birth to prevent bleeding in their bodies and brains which can cause brain damage and death. Parents need to know why babies need this shot and this article shows what can happen if they do not.
Newborn Connections at CPMC
Newborn Connections provides lactation support as well as several classes including infant care, CPR, and sibling preparation.