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FDA says ‘no’ to local anesthetics for teething babies

FDA says ‘no’ to local anesthetics for teething babies

In 2012 the FDA warned parents against using products containing the local anesthetic benzocaine to relieve their infants’ teething pain. Today the agency extended that advisory to viscous lidocaine — another local anesthetic.

Make Tummy Time comfortable for baby

Make Tummy Time comfortable for baby

Tummy time is an important part of baby's development because it helps baby learn how to sit up, crawl, roll over, and eventually stand. It is never too early to start tummy time with baby; you can get baby started from day one.

Vaccination

Vaccination

In recent years parents have been expressing concerns to healthcare providers regarding the necessity and safety of vaccinations, and data has shown that there has been a decrease in the amount of vaccinations being administered (Blendell & Fehr, 2012). Much of the concern is due to unreliable and confusing information that is presented to parents, a majority of which can be found on the internet.

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