While all children are born cavity free, statistics show that caries, the disease that causes tooth decay, is the most common, chronic childhood disease in the United States—five times more common than asthma.
It's never too soon to start taking care of those tiny chompers.
Why Do We Have Baby Teeth?
What’s up with baby teeth? Do other animals have them, and what are they good for -- other than squeezing money out of the tooth fairy? We have the answers! ...
What exactly are those baby blues?
Ways to keep the baby blues and depression at bay include getting as much sleep as possible. Try to let others help - they usually want to, and it seems new moms aren't always used to asking for or receiving help.
Parental advice for dealing with baby teeth cavities
It’s common for children to require dental work on baby teeth, even if they’re going to fall out eventually, and parents have treatment options.
How to Take Care of Your Baby’s Teeth
Visit the dentist early and often, says our expert.
Baby's teeth: What you need to know about care, checkups and health
With so many diapers to change and so little sleep, your infant's dental health may not be top of mind -- even after those first baby teeth make an appearance.
How could baby teeth hold clues to ADHD and autism?
Researchers have identified certain key signatures in baby teeth that are unique to ADHD and autism spectrum disorder.
Q&A With Dr. Dalal: How to Care for Your Baby’s Teeth
Dr. Michelle Dalal, a pediatrician at Reliant Medical Group, outlines the proper ways to care for your baby's teeth in this helpful Q&A.
5 Tips for Keeping those Baby Teeth Healthy
Taking care of those precious baby teeth matters Aren’t they going to lose them anyway? Well, yes they will. No matter how hard we try, the tooth fairy will manage to snatch those prized baby teeth. However, the health of those first teeth is important in the long term health of our children’s “big kid” teeth. Dental decay now can lead to future dental problems later. So, here are 5 quick and easy tips for keeping those baby teeth in tip top shape:…
Baby Feet: Those 10 beautiful little toes!
» Baby Feet: Those 10 beautiful little toes! | Your Foot & Ankle Specialists … From Skin to Bone
Baby’s First Day: What to Expect in Those First 24 Hours
Baby’s First Day: What to Expect in Those First 24 Hours | St. Luke's Health Stories | St. Luke's is dedicated to improving the health and quality of life for families living and working in our communities, including Northern Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan.
The New Mom's Guide to Your Baby's Mouth & Teeth
Being a new mom is a great challenge, and an amazing responsibility. As a new parent, you’re probably searching for the best ways to raise a happy, healthy child. One... Read More
Baby, it’s cold outside
With the cold and flu season upon us, what better time to talk about temperature and that rise in body temperature known as fever. The most common cause of fever in both adults and children are infections such as the cold or flu, airway infections like croup or bronchitis, and stomach bugs. While these illnesses make you feel miserable, the good thing is they’re usually not serious and resolve on their own.
Smart Start: Expert Tips for Infant Care, Baby Friendly
Gladys Desselle, Director of Maternal and Infant Health, discusses Providence Hospital's efforts to acheive the gold standard of breastfeeding care.
Staff members at both locations have completed extensive education about the initiative and procedures that accompany this designation.
How to care for your premature baby
A premature baby often needs special care. Here's what to expect — and how to cope.
My baby was born with a birth injury now what?
A good medical malpractice lawyer can help new parents answer the question: "My baby was born with a birth injury now what?"
When, What, and How To Feed Your Baby
Trying to decide when to start solid foods for your baby can be confusing, you are not alone. We would like to take some time to go through some of the issues that can be overwhelming. The following comments are the most current evidence to the answer When to Feed Your Baby Solid Food Health experts and breastfeeding experts agree that it’s best to wait until your baby is around six months old before offering any food other than breast milk. There has…
Flying with a Baby
Flying with a baby doesn't have to be an upward battle. Get the ins and outs for making your flight as easy as possible, even if you're flying with an infant.
How to feed a baby without using your breasts
In the beginning, there was breastfeeding…and that was pretty much it. If that didn’t work out, your baby died. Apparently, some people find infant mortality objectionable, so over the past several thousand years, we’ve come up with other solutions. And, given the number of women who died during childbirth, it’s a good thing we did. […]