The Period of PURPLE Crying is an educational program aimed to raise public awareness of normal newborn crying. Healthy infants can cry a lot in the first 5 months of life, this phase is call the Period of PURPLE crying. The word PERIOD means that the crying has a beginning and an end.
The cold and allergy season is among us. Breastfeeding and not sure what to do? Check out KellyMom.com, a great source of information on non pharmacological ways to help you deal with the discomforts of the common cold and seasonal allergies. Cold and Allergy Remedies Compatible with Breastfeeding
Check with your healthcare provider before taking any over-the-counter or prescription medications
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends routine immunization of pregnant women with the flu shot at any stage of pregnancy. The CDC states that pregnant women have a higher risk for serious complications from the flu than non-pregnant women. Getting a flu shot helps to protect pregnant women, their unborn babies, and protects the baby after birth from the flu. If you are pregnant, please talk to your healthcare provider about the flu shot. More information on the Flu vaccine safety and pregnant women
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the single best way to protect against the flu is to get vaccinated every year. The “Flu Season” in the United States starts in early October and last until late May, Influenza, the “Flu” is a serious illness that can lead to hospitalization and sometimes even death. Even healthy people get sick from the flu and spread it to others. Protect yourself and your family, Talk to your healthcare provider about getting your flu shot now. Key Facts About Seasonal Flu Vaccine
A great opportunity for new moms to get together and share experiences as new parents. And of course, babies are welcome! We also encourage fathers and partners to join our community!
Mom’s Morning Out meets every Wednesday morning 10-11:30 am in the Medical Office Building conference room #1102.