For women, having a baby over the age of 40 is becoming increasingly more common. In 1970, 1 in 100 moms were over age 35. Today, that number is 1 in 7.

You may have heard about the increasing popularity of cord blood banking and wondered what it was all about and if it’s something you should be doing. Maybe you’re about to have a baby soon and are concerned about protecting his or her future health.

Why Does A Baby Get Rashes?

A baby’s skin is sensitive and still getting used to the elements of the world around it. It can react to different things like moisture, fabrics, chemicals, fragrances or heat.

Classic Strep Throat Symptoms To Look for
Red Swollen Tonsils
White Streaks on Tonsils
Tender Swollen Lymph Nodes In Neck
Red Spots on Roof of Mouth


Pain in Ear

Pulling/Rubbing At Ear

Red/Hot/Swollen Ear

Understanding Oral Thrush in Babies

Thrush is a yeast/fungal infection of a baby’s mouth that appears as white patches that look like pieces of cotton or cottage cheese. Thrush can appear on the tongue, inner cheeks, inner lips, or roof of the mouth.

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From nose picking to eating dirt, anyone who has a toddler can tell you—they do some gross things. As little ones learn and explore their environment, they’re certainly not always aware of what is and isn’t acceptable behavior. Often, the stronger an adult reacts to something, the more a toddler will want to keep doing it.

While urinary tract infections are not common in children, they can still get them. It is also more likely for a UTI in kids to progress to kidney damage than for an adult, so it’s important to be aware of the signs to look out for and to be educated on ways to prevent further infection in your child.