More Headaches for McNeil HealthCare and Johnson & Johnson

Posted June 17, 2010 by babies411
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Tylenol by VirtualErn The FDA has reported growing concerns over the manufacturing quality of McNeil Consumer HealthCare’s facilities. McNeil, the producer of many over-the-counter medications, has been frequently cited for unsatisfactory inspections. In February of this year, both McNeil Consumer HealthCare and Johnson & Johnson, McNeil’s parent company, were warned by the FDA to correct the problems noted by FDA investigators.
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Conquering Breastfeeding Challenges

Posted June 17, 2010 by babies411
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Earlier this week I attended a great breastfeeding conference in Houston. Our speaker, Barbara Wilson-Clay, BSEd, IBCLC, discussed the various challenges that mom’s face when breastfeeding and what we, as healthcare professionals, can do to help promote and support breastfeeding.
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The Shower Hug

Posted June 17, 2010 by babies411
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Last year I was introduced to an ingenious product called the Shower Hug. The Shower Hug is a wrap that is used in the shower to support and protect sore breasts and nipples. The Shower Hug can also be used to protect c-section incisions! Check out all the benefits.
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Breastfeeding Tips

Posted May 1, 2010 by babies411
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Feeling frazzled with breastfeeding? You’re not alone. Review our tips for success.

The first few weeks of breastfeeding can be very challenging for a new mom. Here are a few tips to help you succeed:

- Choose a comfortable place to nurse. Sit back, rest your head and neck and use a foot rest to enhance your comfort. Comfort is key since you will be in this position for some time.

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Let’s Go Green Together!

Posted April 22, 2010 by babies411
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In celebration of the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, we wanted to share some quick and easy ways that you, as a new or expecting parent, can positively impact this wonderful planet we call home. It’s no surprise that our previous ways of life have propelled us into a state of global warming, limitation of resources and polluted waterways, soil and air. It’s time to band together and take action. Here are some easy tips to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle: Read More…

FDA Reviewing Safety of Triclosan

Posted April 16, 2010 by babies411
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Soap by Twon On April 8, 2010, the FDA addressed the chemical triclosan on their website (in the Consumer Updates section). Many of us have heard for some time now that triclosan, an ingredient used as a preservative to decrease or halt the growth of bacteria, fungi or mildew, can be harmful to our health, the environment and may be responsible for making bacteria resistant to antibiotics. This ingredient can be found in many common household products including: antibacterial soaps, body washes, toothpastes, cosmetics, deodorant, shaving cream and much more. Both the EPA and FDA, the authorities responsible for regulating triclosan, state that triclosan is NOT harmful to humans and in recent news, the FDA has stated that more research is being conducted to verify its safety and efficacy.

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Breast is Best for Babes!

Posted March 22, 2010 by babies411
Categories: breast feeding videos, breastfed, mom breastfeeding, mother breastfeeding, newborns breastfeeding, video breastfeeding Tips for Breastfeeding, videos breastfeeding, while breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is the single most important thing a mother can do to promote the health of her baby, and it lowers her risk of disease, too. Unfortunately, either through misconceptions, difficulties, negative perceptions and/or lack of qualified personnel before, during and after delivery, many moms’ give up on breastfeeding after just a few short weeks.
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