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CDC Health Alert: Parechovirus in Newborns & Infants

The CDC has issued a health advisory that a particularly dangerous strain of parechovirus called PeV-A3 is currently circulating in the United States. CDC Health Alert: Parechovirus in Newborns & Infants describes this illness and how parents can keep their infants safe. CDC Health Alert: Parechovirus in Newborns & Infants As the CDC alert states: […]

Choking First Aid for Infants

Choking is a common cause of injury and death in children. While this is scary, the good news is that choking is usually preventable. If you do observe a baby choking, follow the steps below in Choking First Aid for Infants and call 911. You can also learn more first aid skills before baby arrives […]

12 Holiday Activities to Do with Baby

You’ve been to Target to look at toys, decided if you’re going to be an “elf on the shelf” family and started cooking traditional holiday foods. Here are 12 Holiday Activities to Do with Baby to keep the holidays going that you may not have thought of! 1)   Make a Child-Sized Holiday Light Display! All […]

Newborn and Postpartum Care Credential Now Available!

The Newborn & Postpartum Care Credential Now Available to CNA’s in Virginia. If you are a CNA and would like to stack the Newborn and Postpartum Care credential onto your license, you can do so by attending class on Jan 22 or March 12, 2022. Register here! Fairfax Co. Virginia is now offering Newborn & […]

Emergency Preparedness with Infants

updated October 24, 2023 – When an emergency strikes, the Department of Homeland Security and FEMA suggest having food, water and other supplies to last your family for at least 72 hours (3 days). Our night nurses and postpartum doulas describe the essentials of newborn, infant and baby care items in Emergency Preparedness with Infants. […]