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Recall: Dr. Brown’s Lovey Pacifier & Teethers

Mar 17, 2018

ATTENTION: About 600,000 Dr. Brown’s Lovey pacifier and teether holders were recalled after it was determined they could be choking hazards. Description: This recall involves Dr. Brown’s Lovey pacifier & teether holders. The holders were sold in eight styles: Giraffe, Zebra, Turtle, Reindeer (Special Holiday Edition), Frog (Special Holiday Edition), Spring Bunny (Special Holiday Edition), […]

Gummy Vitamins: Yes or No?

Aug 6, 2017

Increasingly, I find that more and more kids are eating gummy vitamins. After all, they taste delicious and are an easy way to make sure kids are getting their necessary supplements. However, a recent article in Parents magazine highlights the downsides of these vitamins.  Pediatrician, Natalie Muth, MD, RDN, warns of the 3 major pitfalls […]

Can my kiddo chew gum?

Jul 6, 2017

Picture courtesy of Mary Trombley (via The New York Times) Back in the 1930s, Wrigley Chewing Gum advertised that toddlers were ready for their first piece of gum at age 2. They would mail a free stick of gum to every American child for their 2nd birthday – how funny! The NYTimes wrote a short […]

Prenatal Oral Health

Feb 9, 2017

Check out this awesome article written by my dentist mom, Dr. Anita C. Fountain. She touches on how great oral health for your baby begins during pregnancy and before! Life on the Lakes – Oral Health in Pregnancy

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