• According to Infectious Diseases in Children, March 2014, plans are underway to prevent vaccine shortages. In the past, many vaccine companies have simply not been able to keep up with the demand for a particular vaccine. According to Anne Schuchat, director of the CDC’s Center for Global Health: “Today, children in the United States are protected against 17 serious diseases and conditions through routine immunizations. [...]

  • Do you like to turn on an infant sleep machine (ISM) or otherwise provide “white noise” to help your baby sleep? A recent study published March 3, 2014 in Pediatrics, titled Infant Sleep Machines and Hazardous Sound Pressure Levels concludes that ISMs are “capable of producing output sound pressure levels that may be damaging to infant hearing and auditory development.” [...]

  • Do you ever wonder if your new baby should sleep share the same room for a few months? So do many other parents. New babies are more content and fair well if they are close to their parents. A more comfortable, accessible sleep area is more convenient for nipple feeding through the night. [...]