Project designed to prevent pre-term births in at-risk recipients

Project designed to prevent pre-term births in at-risk recipients

When babies are born too early, they are more likely to have serious health problems or to die.  To combat this problem, the Alabama Medicaid Agency is teaming up with the state’s maternity care providers to reduce the number of premature, or pre-term, births among Medicaid-eligible women. The two-year project, which began February 1, is […]

22.04.2013 · Filled under: Baby Health, Giving Birth, Pregnancy · Tags: · No Comments »
Infant Car Seats – 9 Tips for Selecting the Best

Infant Car Seats – 9 Tips for Selecting the Best

Ease of use. Before buying a child safety seat, be sure to check it’s rating. You can check the rating on the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration’s website. Each one is accessed on the ease of use, child security and the clarity of manufacturer’s instruction booklet. The more rating it has, the easier it is […]

22.04.2013 · Filled under: Baby Care, Baby Health · Tags: , · No Comments »
Safe Sleep for Your Baby

Safe Sleep for Your Baby

Your new baby does not know the difference between day and night. His little stomach holds only enough food to satisfy him for three or four hours. For the first few weeks of his life, there will be a seemingly endless schedule of around the clock waking, feeding and sleeping. But even at this age […]

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Common Baby Diapering Myths Debunked

Common Baby Diapering Myths Debunked

Diapers are an essential tool for babies. It is one of the most used baby product that helps keep a baby comfortable and reduce a mother’s load. However, there are also plenty of baby diapering myths. Here is a guide that will clear out these myths once and for all. Myth # 1: You need […]

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Baby Eczema

Baby Eczema

Baby eczema is very common, by some accounts the most commonly-occurring skin disease among newborns and infants. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, there were around 4 million babies born in 2010 in the US alone (specifically, 3,999,386) – that’s about 457 babies born every hour! The accepted estimate by doctors of […]

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Products That Are Dangerous When Pregnant

Products That Are Dangerous When Pregnant

Pregnant women should pay great attention to the cleaning agents they use at home because the baby growing inside their womb is vulnerable to toxic household products. Certain chemicals may have adverse effects on the development of the fetus, especially at a time when the baby’s organs are still in the development stage. Here are […]

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