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Keep on Swaddling!

Harvey Karp | Posted 05.19.2016 | Parents
Harvey Karp

Sometimes, the magnifying lens of the press distorts good science into a boogeyman that misleads rather than informs.

The anxiety of motherhood - damned if you swaddle, damned if you don't

Julie Trites | Posted 05.18.2016 | Parents
Julie Trites

Remember that time when you knew exactly what you were doing and you were completely confident in your abilities as a mother? When you thought, "Oh ya...

Two New Health Studies Are Worrying Parents. Here's What You Need to Know.

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 05.11.2016 | Parents

Parents and parents-to-be can often be on the receiving end of "expert" advice that is confusing, if not downright contradictory. And when scientific ...

A Grandmother's Rite Of Passage

Pat Gallagher | Posted 08.18.2016 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

My children are having children. It happens. I just wish they knew what they were doing. I get anxiety and heart palpitations every time my son and his adorable wife put my newborn grandson to bed.

Now, Your Baby Can Be An Actual Burrito

Posted 01.25.2014 | Parents

Parents have long been privy to the wonders of swaddling -- wrapping baby up like a burrito to for warmth and security. Swaddling, when done correctly...

Baby Injuries From Tight Clothing

Robin Wilson | Posted 10.04.2013 | Parents
Robin Wilson

It is my hope that continuing to raise awareness of this issue will force baby clothing manufacturers to make true infant sizes and to limit the use of such tight rubber and elastic.

Catherine Pearson

Swaddling Ban: Why Are Day Cares Banning Baby Burritos? | Catherine Pearson | Posted 04.04.2013 | Parents

For four years, it has been common practice at one Texas day care to swaddle infants, burrito-style, for nap time. But in December, child-care provide...

8 Ways Babies Magically Escape Swaddling

nickmom | Posted 03.02.2013 | Parents

They may not be able to walk or talk, but when it comes to being swaddled, babies are true masters of escape. Check out their techniques -- you won’...

LOOK: You'll Never Think Of Chipotle The Same Way Again

Posted 08.31.2012 | Parents

If you've ever tried to calm a crying baby, you are well aware of the benefits of swaddling. It might take a few (hundred) tries to get the hang of it...

The Parenting Olympics

Monica Wyche | Posted 09.30.2012 | Parents
Monica Wyche

As a brand new parent, my husband and I are developing impressive knowledge, speed and accuracy at some events of our own -- which is why I propose the first-ever Parenting Olympics.