Children

How WIC Supports Breastfeeding and Bottle-Feeding Moms

All women need support throughout their breastfeeding and pumping journey. And for some families, that includes financial help to better care for both mom and baby. Today, we're talking all about WIC, which stands for Women, Infants and Children. It’s a federal program that helps pregnant and their postpartum moms and children receive the nutritional care they need. Learn more about their services and how they’ve helped lower income families all over the country.


Modified: December 08, 2016 11:22 pm

Breastfeeding After Formula Feeding Your First Baby

Breastfeeding your first baby didn’t turn out exactly how you had planned and you ended up formula-feeding your baby. Or perhaps that was the plan all along. But you want things to be different with your second child. This time, your plan is to breastfeed your baby for as long as possible. It’s easy to say, but how difficult is this transition? And what tips can help you along the way?


Modified: November 23, 2016 7:41 am

Children and Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes is on the rise in young children. So, how do you prevent this condition commonly referred to as the "silent killer"? What are the common risk factors associated with it and what are some subtle symptoms to look for in your children? We've got some great tips to help keep the whole family safe.


Modified: November 24, 2016 3:18 pm

Preparing For Another Baby

Another baby is on the way- or perhaps you're just planning for it. What can you do in advance to help ease the transition for both the parents and your other children? And at what age do kids really understand the idea of bringing home a new baby?


Modified: November 24, 2016 3:37 pm