Do's and Don'ts : Is this safe?

Can I Drink Coffee When TTC or Pregnant?

There is still much to learn about the impact of coffee and caffeine on fertility and pregnancy. ... read more »

A Hot Shower Could Hurt More Than It Helps

Can a hot shower be a problem in pregnancy? ... read more »

Baby Monitors Recalled Over Defective Batteries

Baby monitors sold under the Summer Infant brand name are being voluntarily recalled because the rechargeable batteries in them are known to overheat and some have ruptured. ... read more »

Safe Placement in Sling is Vital to Baby’s Health

Babies can be injured or worse when slings don't fit properly or when the baby is poorly positioned within them. ... read more »

6th Infant Death Due to Nanny Nap Infant Recliner Recall

An 8-month-old baby girl died recently in Hopatcong, New Jersey, after getting trapped between her crib bumper and her Nap Nanny Infant Recliner. ... read more »

Preventing Food-borne Illness During Pregnancy

Preventing food-borne illness is always important, but is especially so during pregnancy when the consequences can adversely affect the mother and the unborn child. ... read more »

How to Teach Your Family to Prevent Infections

Parents often believe infants are too young to practice infection prevention. From birth, babies seem naturally lured to fingers and any other items they can grasp and shove in their mouths. ... read more »

Food: Know the 3 Major Problems

Steer clear of foods that pose health risks for you and your baby. When you're pregnant, it is important to steer clear of foods that pose health risks for you and your baby. ... read more »

Caffeinated Sodas In Pregnancy

Caffeine and other ingredients in sodas like Coke or Pepsi may worry many women because they are unsure if it will harm the baby. ... read more »

Dr. Amos' 15 Tips For A Healthy Pregnancy

These preconception and pregnancy tips ensure that you can improve chances getting pregnanct and having a healthy baby ... read more »

Safety For Children In The Swimming Pool

Swimming Pool Safety For Children ... read more »

NSAID Medications Increase Miscarriage Risk

Women who take nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDs) around conception are more likely to suffer a miscarriage than women who did not take the drugs. ... read more »

Your Child's Car Seat May Be Facing the Wrong Direction

For optimum safety, car seats for the smallest children must face the rear of the vehicle, but an alarming number of parents ignore this recommendation. ... read more »

Pets and Pregnancy Safety

There is no doubt that pets bring unyielding joy to a person's life. Studies show that people who own pets are happier and healthier. So what happens when you get pregnant? ... read more »

Environmental Toxins Linked To Fertility and Pregnancy Issues

Toxic chemicals are widespread. If you use commercial cleaning products, pesticides, and plastic containers, you may be exposing yourself and your family to poisonous substances. ... read more »

Flying and Pregnancy: How Safe Is It?

There were initially concerns about flying in pregnancy but these concerns are nowadays lessened. ... read more »

Is It Safe To Ride A Motorbike During Pregnancy?

Driving on a motorcycle is dangerous, resulting in motorcyclist fatalities 27 times more frequently than passenger car occupant fatalities per vehicle mile traveled. ... read more »

FDA Warning on Codeine and Breastfeeding

The FDA today warned breastfeeding mothers who take codeine for after-birth pain to carefully watch their babies for signs of life-threatening drug side effects. ... read more »