Baby Bonding Tips

Many parents believe that bonding occurs when the baby and parents are both sleeping in the same bed, but this is not the case. Bonding occurs when the baby is awake and is feeding, bathing and playing with you throughout the day. Last week’s post talked about the dangers and high-risks that bed sharing poses[…]

The Dangers of Using Bumper Pads

Bumper pads were originally thought to prevent injuries, but they may cause more harm than they prevent. They were once used to keep babies from falling out of the crib or getting their arms and legs. But crib safety standards now require the space between the railings of cribs to be small enough that babies’[…]

The Danger of SIDS ‘Prevention’ Products

Some products claim they can prevent SIDS, but currently there are no known products or ways to prevent SIDS completely.   The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and other organizations warn against using these products because of the dangers they pose to babies. You should not[…]