Guarding the Health, Security, and Safety of the Newborn Child

A newborn has an entire life to learn lessons about safety and security. New moms should start their babies off on the right track by making sure their environment is as healthy and safe as possible. Often, this means preparing for a secure environment before baby is even born. Most pediatricians recommend safety proofing the home prior to the birth of the child. This is wise even though most safety measures will not be necessary until the baby is mobile. Once baby is born, mothers are likely to be too busy or too tired to adequately cover all of the areas that need to be childproofed. The U.S. … [Read more...]