Signs of Autism

Autism is a developmental disorder that can be very complex. Signs can appear in early infancy but usually noticeable around 18 months to 2 years of age. Doctors screen for Autism, but parents should be aware of signs as well. Lack of eye contact…

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Hearing Screening for Newborns

Babies are born hearing and are required to get a hearing test before leaving the hospital. If you have any concern once you are home with your baby reacting to sounds, contact your pediatrician. As children get older pediatricians will…

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School Lunches – Are They Healthy?

Why all the fuss about school lunches? Typically, kids get about 30 to 50% of their calories while at school, so that means they’re getting a good portion of their nutrition outside the house.  Too many children aren’t getting enough…

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When Will Baby Understand “No”?

A mommy’s favorite phrase…”No!” Your baby will start to understand around 9-12 months Only use it when you truly need it Explain why you say no Arrange the house so there are less things your child cannot touch

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Is Baby not Talking Yet?

Everyone cannot wait for baby’s first words… “Mommy”, “Daddy”, “Hi”, anything to hear the sweet angelic voice of your little one. All children develop differently Some will say many words by 1 year Some won’t say their first word until…

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