Category Archives: Well Baby Care

News Roundup February 8

Benefits of Early Home Visiting Seen in School  Healthy Families New York has released a study comparing children who received home visits and those who did not. The program provides home visits for at risk expectant parents and new mothers. These visits provide parents with information about child development and stress reduction and occur until […]

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News Roundup: September 20

Safety Alert: The FDA has issued an update to a 2011 warning regarding the link between infant digestive aid “Simply Thick” and the inflammatory intestinal disorder, necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) in premature infants. While the previous warning related only to infants born before 37 weeks gestation, the FDA now recommends no use of the product with […]

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News Roundup: June 7

Rhode Island Kids Count knows how important a strong start is for giving children the best chance is in life. In a recent presentation on on the economic, health, educational, and developmental trends for children in Pawtucket, representatives for the organization discussed the positive impact that  timely prenatal care, high-quality childcare, and in-home support programs […]

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Calling All Dads! It’s Time to Share Your Stories

With Father’s Day just around the corner, we’ll be spending some time next week looking at dads’ experiences in their children’s early years.  You can help us explore the challenges and triumphs of fatherhood by sharing your stories. What kinds of stories? For starters, we’d love to hear about: How you’ve balanced job and family […]

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News Roundup: April 19

“None of us lead the lives our appearance suggests.” So says Wendy S. Goffe, a lawyer and mother, in a guest blog written for Forbes.com. Goffe discusses how we do a disservice to all mothers and the struggles they face when we begin making assumptions about their circumstances based on superficial observations. [Source] Recognizing that […]

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