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Gift Ideas for Parents of a Premature Baby

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Tweet We asked Isis Parents, “What things would you put in a gift basket for a friend with a premature baby in the NICU?” Here are some of the great ideas you suggested: Simple Wishes pumping bra is the number one thing if they are pumping, Medela Steam bags for sanitizing pump parts, snacks like…

Cut Out the Bulk: How to Safely Dress Babies and Toddlers in Car Seats

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Tweet At Isis, we talk a lot about car seat safety. We educate on how to make sure the seat is safely installed and used properly and guide parents through the pathway from infant seat to convertible to booster. We include this important discussion and hands-on demonstration in many of the classes we teach, Newborn Essentials,…

Safe Sleep Reminders for Winter Weather

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Tweet It’s really cold outside! You may be turning up the heat, wearing more layers, or bundling up with an extra blanket at night to stay warm; but please remember that if you have an infant younger than one, these practices can actually put your baby at risk for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. One of…

The Importance of Product Recalls

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Tweet As parents, we all want our children to be safe. It can be overwhelming to think about your child getting injured, and it’s easy to tell yourself, “that won’t happen to my child.” But accidents happen, and as parents, it is our job to help prevent them. That’s why it’s important to be aware…

Parent Q&A: Safe Crib for Baby

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Tweet Q: “We’re starting to research products for our baby, can you recommend a safe crib brand?” – Pilar D. A: Actually, all cribs sold in the US must all follow the same safety standards. I’d suggest choosing a crib based on the price and style that suits you best. Sign up with the Consumer…

Baby Brain Connection: Parenting for Early Childhood Literacy

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Tweet Dear Parents, From the very minute that your precious child is born, you are your baby’s 1st teacher.  Research shows that the first year of life is a critical period in helping infants become aware of language. Your baby’s brain is developing rapidly. His brain is making many connections as he learns about his…

Cold Weather Sleep Tips for Your Infant or Toddler

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Tweet Don’t you just wish your kids loved their cozy beds in the wintertime as much as you do!? Sometimes with just a few minor changes, you can see major results. Here are our top tips for winter sleep: 1. Temperature and what to wear. The optimal temperature range for sleep is mid sixties to…

All Roads Lead to Rody – 5 Reasons to Love Rody

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Tweet Lovin’ on Rody: Five cool things about Rody? Where do I start? Is there any toy as feel-good, ever cheerful and brightly alert in the corner of the playroom, available a rainbow of colors? I’m a fan of open-ended toys: playthings that may be used in many different ways and encourage imagination. Gift it or…