Parents and Screen Time

Jun 28

Check out this article in this month’s Atlantic about screens and the effect they have on  parenting.

“. . . emerging research suggests that a key problem remains underappreciated. It involves kids’ development, but it’s probably not what you think. More than screen-obsessed young children, we should be concerned about tuned-out parents.”

Photo from Atlantic article

Tummy Time

Feb 15


Parents are encouraged to “do tummy time” with their infants.  But what is it? How do you do it? Below you’ll find a link on one method for getting baby into, out of, and enjoying tummy time.  If you have questions, feel free to contact our office Lactation Consultant, Amity.  She has attended a TummyTime! method workshop and will happily walk you through the process.

Unfounded Autism Fears Are Fueling Minnesota’s Measles Outbreak

Jun 07

State health officials are struggling to contain a measles outbreak that has sickened mostly Somali-American children. The vaccination rate is low in this tight community that’s worried about autism.

Source: Unfounded Autism Fears Are Fueling Minnesota’s Measles Outbreak

Additional Reading: The Verge, CNN

Extra Breastmilk?

Sep 28

The Mothers’ Milk Bank in San Jose makes donating your extra breastmilk fast, easy, and free!

After a quick prescreening interview, you’ll be sent a questionnaire and free blood test information.  Once you’ve been approved they will send you the packing materials so you can send in your milk for FREE!

Source: Mothers’ Milk Bank is a human breast milk bank in San Jose, CA