What Is Neonatal Acne? How Should You Treat It At Home?

What Is Neonatal Acne? How Should You Treat It At Home?

This is a guest post by Muhammad Uzaam. Neonatal acne is one of babies’ most common skin conditions, but it is neither harmful nor contagious. It is mostly caused by skin exposure to maternal hormones. Some other factors can cause neonatal acne. However, babies are affected by this condition at various points in their lives….

How to Treat Jaundice in Newborns at Home: A Simple Guide for Parents

How to Treat Jaundice in Newborns at Home: A Simple Guide for Parents

One of the most common conditions that affect newborns is jaundice. In fact, about three in five babies have it. The good news is that in most cases jaundice is easy to treat, and in this article, we will discuss simple strategies of how to treat jaundice in newborns at home. Key takeaways Understanding newborn…

Guide for First Time Parents: 7 Newborn Medical Issues Every New Parent Should Know

Guide for First Time Parents: 7 Newborn Medical Issues Every New Parent Should Know

Unlike every other guide for first time parents you’ve encountered, this one comes straight from the heart—and experience—of a paramedic turned mother. Here, I’ll share the 7 newborn health issues that are often left out of the usual advice columns but are crucial for you to know. Read on for an authentic blend of professional…

4 Different Types of Jaundice in Newborns: A Comprehensive Guide for New Parents

4 Different Types of Jaundice in Newborns: A Comprehensive Guide for New Parents

As a former HCPC registered paramedic, I’ve witnessed countless newborn babies grappling with jaundice, their little bodies tainted by a yellow hue. In this guide, I’ll walk you through the four different types of jaundice in newborns, from the common physiological to the more sinister hemolytic and pathological varieties. There are other less common types…

Why Does My Baby Choke While Breastfeeding? Paramedic Tips

Why Does My Baby Choke While Breastfeeding? Paramedic Tips

Breastfeeding is the most natural and healthy way to feed your baby. But babies choking during a feed can be a very stressful and scary experience for moms. There are several reasons why this may happen. One of the most common reasons babies choke when breastfeeding specifically is due to an oversupply of breast milk….

Febrile Seizures: What Every Parent Should Know

Febrile Seizures: What Every Parent Should Know

As a parent it can be quite distressing to witness your child having a seizure. However, if your child is under the age of 6 and has an elevated temperature above 100.4°F, the cause may be something known as a febrile seizure. Febrile seizures are generally harmless and require no further medical attention. This blog…