The eye color with which your baby is born is not necessarily the eye color your baby will have for long. A newborn's eye color is likely to change. Give it about 6 to 9 months; the baby eye colors should stick by then. In some cases, eye color can take as long as three years to set. Caucasian babies usually have dark gray-blue eyes at birth; African-American, Asian and … [Read more...] about Baby Eye Colors
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This is a guest post written by Priscilla over at It's Peachy Keen. The following post is sponsored by TYLENOL®. Do you remember taking your baby to the doctor for the first time? I clearly remember taking my first baby to the doctor knowing she had to get a shot. It broke my heart to hear her cry. For the rest of her first year I gave her TYLENOL® right before we went … [Read more...] about SMILING IT FORWARD™ through Doctors Visits
“Honey, Do you have the diaper bag?” she frantically asks as she fills bottles with formula. “Yeah babe. We are ready...let’s go so we aren’t late!” he replies in a haste. “What about the binky??? Don’t forget his binky!!!!” she implores. “I’ve got it all...just get him in the car seat and let’s go!!!” he hollers from the driveway as he starts the car. The first well baby visit … [Read more...] about What If My New Baby Has Down Syndrome? – A Road Map To The Early Doctors Visits
By K. L. Blankson, MD It was easier when she was first born. Everything was, well, scheduled. The two -week visit. Then the 2-month visit (that 6 week gap felt like forever, didn’t it?). The first set of many scheduled immunizations. The assessment of developmental milestones. Cooing, eye contact, rolling…and then it seemed like she went straight from crawling to calling you … [Read more...] about Why It’s Important to Find the Right Doctor for Your Tween
Over the summer, I wrote about how my son was diagnosed with Amblyopia, commonly known as “lazy eye,” and how the treatment for it involves wearing a hideous patch over one lens of his glasses while playing a special “video game” designed to strengthen his other eye. In that summer posting, when all of this was fresh and new to us, I described how my daughter whined that she … [Read more...] about My Son’s Lazy Eye is Torture!