Category Archives: AAP Recommendations

SIDS Prevention: Reducing the Risk

SIDS or Sudden Infant Death Syndrome is every new parent’s biggest fear. Every new parent knows that with a baby comes responsibility, and with responsibility often comes fear of the “What IF?” However sometimes your best advocate for preparation for a new baby is educating yourself on the latest research from valid reliable resources. The AAP or the American Academy of Pediatrics has taken a stand on SIDS and has written the following guidelines to help educate expecting families about reducing the risk. Continue reading

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Benefits to Breastfeeding

Overwhelming scientific evidence has proved that breast milk is the most complete form of nutrition for infants. It is the perfect food for their gut. It reaps great health benefits for not only the baby but the mother, her family, the health care system and our society as well. So lets look at the facts:The American Academy of Pediatrics and the U.S. Surgeon General recommend exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life. Here is why: Continue reading

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