Baby Care

Make Sure Your Infant Gets the Best

2019-03-13T20:48:22+00:00 March 13th, 2019|Baby Care|

Every parent wants to do their best when it comes to caring for their newborn. Feeding and burping your baby, dressing him up, changing diapers, and cutting those little nails can all seem challenging. But, with a bit of practice and a lot of support from your family, you will be an expert in no time. However, while still in the process of learning, you [...]

Medicine for Constipation – Top 5 Things You Need To Know

2019-03-13T20:44:07+00:00 March 10th, 2019|Baby Care, Wellness|

When it comes to potty training, children easily learn how to pee in the potty. But it's an entirely different story when it comes to poop. Some kids really hate the idea of pooping in the potty that they hold it in for as long as they could, which usually results in constipation. Constipation is no fun at all, especially in children. Is My Child [...]

A First-Time Mother’s Guide to Newborn Care

2019-02-05T15:22:00+00:00 February 11th, 2019|Baby Care, Doctor Visits|

You can attend all the newborn care classes you want during your pregnancy, but diapering and feeding a baby doll just isn't the same. When your baby arrives, you will still feel overwhelmed. Nobody is really ever prepared to be responsible for another life. But, don't worry. Your parental instinct will soon kick in. It's a good idea to ask the nurses at the hospital [...]

Why Infant Care is Important for Parents

2019-01-17T17:39:58+00:00 January 14th, 2019|Baby Care, Doctor Visits|

Taking care of a baby comes with a lot of challenges. Here’s why knowing how to properly care for your child is a skill you need to learn as you welcome the newest arrival to your family. The Umbilical Cord Will Fall Off Your baby’s umbilical cord will fall off within two weeks. Don’t be surprised when it does. That’s nothing to panic over. Be [...]

Benefits of Circumcision

2018-12-06T08:25:03+00:00 December 24th, 2018|Baby Care|

In American, approximately 6 out of 10 male babies leave hospitals circumcised. While this practice originated in Judaism, religious and non-religious folks alike in Phoenix see the health benefits of circumcising babies. But what is circumcision exactly? And is it really that beneficial? What is Circumcision? Circumcision the removal of the foreskin, or the tissue that covers the head of a penis. All male babies [...]

H1N1 and Fever Reducers

2018-12-04T10:10:51+00:00 December 17th, 2018|Baby Care, Wellness|

Last year’s flu season was historic in its severity partially because of the subtypes of flu that were circulating and partly because last year’s vaccine was only 40% effective. The lack of effectiveness did not come close to the failures of the 2004 to 2005 season where the vaccine was only 10% effective, or the 2014 to 2015 season where the vaccine was only 19% [...]

An Inside Look at the Real Causes of Toddler Constipation

2018-12-04T09:21:01+00:00 December 4th, 2018|Baby Care, Doctor Visits|

Constipation is defined as having three or fewer bowel movements per week, and while some children might pass stool every day, others can go days at a time with no ill effects. However, there comes a time when the symptoms of toddler constipation should not be ignored. Symptoms of Constipation in Toddlers When a toddler is constipated the most direct evidence is the condition of [...]

Why Your Toddler Needs a Flu Shot

2018-11-21T15:39:42+00:00 November 26th, 2018|Baby Care, Doctor Visits, Shots|

It’s flu season, meaning you’re probably surrounded by the following: coughing, runny noses, sore throats, etc. Flus are more than just irritating, however. They can sometimes be deadly. In 2018, Arizona recorded a whopping 523 flu-related deaths. Who’s most at risk? Children under two. How Old Do You Have to Be to Get a Flu Shot? A baby has to be at least six months [...]

Safe and Natural Toddler Constipation Remedies

2018-11-07T15:06:37+00:00 November 12th, 2018|Baby Care, Wellness|

If your child has painful bowel movements, then they may have constipation. Here’s what you need to know about constipation and your child. Constipation Symptoms Does the baby have pain in their stomach? Are they bloated? Is there bleeding with the bowel movements? Are there any soiling accidents? If you see any of these signs, then your child may be suffering from constipation. Is it [...]

Treating Fever in Children Safely

2018-11-07T13:13:45+00:00 November 7th, 2018|Baby Care, Blog, Doctor Visits, Emergency, Health|

While it may not always be medically necessary to bring a fever down, your child may be very uncomfortable until you do so. Here’s what measures you can take to safely bring down a fever. Relax Not every fever is a sign of a serious issue. Often, fevers are just your child’s immune system fighting off an infection. Panicking may overwhelm your child and make [...]