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Safe Sleep For Infants: SIDS & SUIDs

The slogan “Back to Sleep” which revolutionized infant sleep methods has been changed to “Safe To Sleep” to broaden its scope and bring other causes of sleep-related infant death “into the fold” for research. Perhaps you already knew that, the slogan has been registered as a trademark of the US Department of Health and Human Services.
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You’ve Come A Long Way Baby

I should like to tell you today about a better use for the slogan “you’ve come a long way baby” than was previously expressed in an advertising campaign.

Many don’t realize that it has only been 30 – 50 years ago that very literally every family had one or two children die in infancy; and nearly everyone knew of (more…)

Infant Circumcision

When I speak at a prenatal childbirth class, I usually talk about "little things."

The things which sometimes seem insignificant, but which in reality really do make a great deal of difference.

Things like: fluoride drops, car seats, feeding the right foods, etc.