Baby

Your Baby’s First Rug

Guest Post by Carly Evans, Land of Rugs Babies and toddlers love crawling and rolling about on rugs, but not all rugs are equal.There is a lot of choice on the market, but here are some tips:  Choose a hard wearing rugKeep in mind the practicalities, such as keeping it …

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Do I Need a Car Seat in a NYC Cab?

By Jak Burke, Whether you are a new parent in New York City or visiting as a tourist you will quickly need to figure out how to get around. For many new parents the subway just doesn’t feel safe because of heightened security alerts or the prospect of exposing a …

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Fevers and Your Baby

By Jak Burke “Your baby has a fever.” Is probably the scariest thing any parent will hear from their MD. An all too common event: you put your baby down to sleep perfectly fine, you awoke to screaming in the middle of the night to a sick baby. You touched …

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Keeping Your Baby Warm this Winter

By Jak Burke, Even if your baby is snuggled up against your body in a carrier, he or she is still highly susceptible to the winter chills. If your child is older and in a stroller it’s also vital they are kept insulated and able to sustain their own body …

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Summer time: Make Travel Easy for your Baby

Guest Post by Sleep Expert Amy Lage This weekend marked the unofficial start of summer!  With the wind in our hair, and the sun shining on our (sun-screened) faces, who doesn’t love a little summertime adventure?  It’s time to take some time to relax and have some fun.  The seashore, …

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Measles Virus: A Real, But Preventable Disease

Guest Post by Vicki M. Porges, MD Downtown Pediatrics-Tribeca As a pediatrician I am committed to being an advocate for children’s health. As Pediatricians we aim to practice “preventive” medicine. We have the benefit of making a difference early on and caring for children right from birth to try and give them …

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5 Winter Essentials for Mom

Guest Post by Ciara Coleman, baby gear correspondent for Baby Does NYC 1. Warm winter coat There are some great winter coats on offer, but one in particular to consider is the Canada Goose Kensington Parka.  The Kensington parka fits the bill for keeping you toasty warm while managing to retain …

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5 Winter Stroller Essentials for Your Baby

Guest post by Ciara Coleman, With a cold winter in the not-so-distant future, it is time to swap out that stroller liner for a cozy BundleMe and get prepared for the rain, snow and frigid temperatures soon to be upon us.  Thankfully, with a vast selection of winter stroller accessories on offer, …

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Your Baby’s Eye Health

By Jak Burke Dr. Steven E. Brooks and Dr. Lauren B. Yeager are pediatric ophthalmologists at the new Columbia Doctors Ophthalmology practice. Their office is located at 15 West 65th Street in the Lighthouse Guild International headquarters. Drs. Brooks and Yeager answered my questions about pediatric eye health.   What …

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