Breastfeeding Recommended as Best
Human breast milk is better than infant formula as a source of nutrition for babies, according to a new policy statement released by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Update on Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
Previous studies have found that an infants risk for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is increased by sleeping in the prone (face down) position.
The majority of American infants are being weaned and introduced to solid foods too early, experts say.
Rocking Cradles a Suffocation Hazard
Cradles suspended from a motorized mechanism that rocks a baby to sleep may increase the risk of infant suffocation –
Tips For Child's First Dental Visit
Dental health experts say a lifetime of strong healthy teeth begins with a child's first visit to the dentist. And they say it should be scheduled even when children still have their baby teeth.