Taking Care of a Prematurely Born Child

Taking Care of a Prematurely Born Child

After spending days or even weeks in the hospital, you may be anxiously awaiting the moment when you finally get to take your baby home. For many parents, this day is met with a range of emotions. You may be excited to finally start getting your life back to normal....
Biliary Atresia: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnoses, and Treatment

Biliary Atresia: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnoses, and Treatment

When my younger son was born, he was jaundiced. Jaundice is “a medical condition with yellowing of the skin or whites of the eyes, arising from excess of the pigment bilirubin and typically caused by obstruction of the bile duct, by liver disease, or by excessive...
The Reasons Behind Why Babies Smile

The Reasons Behind Why Babies Smile

It’s the moment every parent waits for—their baby’s first smile. This usually occurs around four weeks of age, but some babies may not smile until they are three months old. Parents often wonder why their baby is smiling. Some believe it may be in response...