Tamsen Carson, Physician Assistant
My favorite way to encourage bonding with your unborn child is first to have one quiet time per day when you sit and pay attention to your baby’s movements.
You can learn a lot about their personalities, and get to know how they respond to your voice and touch. Also, playing different types of music to find out what your baby responds to is another positive way to bond.
Lastly, one of my favorite ideas to bond with your baby is to write to them. Use a journal or letters, or even a tape recorder to communicate your hopes, dreams, fears, …
Chelsea Wicks, MD, pediatrician, Renown Medical Group
There is a huge selection of diapers for new parents to choose from. Everything from disposable diapers of various brands, including those made with organically grown materials, to cloth diapers that need to be washed after each use.
As far as I know, there have not been any reports of any known health benefits to using one kind of diaper over another. However, there are a lot of environmental issues to consider.
Disposable diapers do produce a lot of waste, and if you’re just not ready to commit to going to completely cloth diapers, the more organically made diapers decompose more easily leaving …
Win up to $500 in school supplies for a local school of your choice
We are excited to announce our first Back-to-School photo contest. Pull out the photo album from back-in-the-day or snap one right now. It could be a photo of your kids first day of school, sports or club team, yearbook or even an inanimate object that just reminds you of what heading back-to-school feels like. Be creative!
Here’s the nitty gritty. Head on over to the Renown Children’s Hospital Facebook page and click on the “Enter Back-to-School Contest” tab. Like our page and submit your photo and school that you would …