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The blog is a forum for sharing news, opinions and best practices related to maternal and infant health, early child development, healthy families and healthy communities in Delaware.

SAFE SLEEP: WILL BABIES CHOKE IF THEY SLEEP ON THEIR BACK?

December 7, 2015

Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is the sudden death of an infant less than one year old that cannot be explained after medical examination. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that infants should always be placed in the back sleeping position to sleep. The exact cause of SIDS is unknown. Yet, there are safe sleep[…..]

6-Month Development Milestones

April 15, 2014

Is your baby starting to grab everything in sight? Are they starting to flail their arms to get your attention? These are just two signs that your baby is starting to hit their 6-month developmental milestones! While no two children develop, grow and learn the same way, there are specific cognitive, social, emotional, language, communication[…..]