Tag: kids

Folic Acid and Your Unborn Baby

smiley baby - folic acidGuest Blogger: Ellen Delpapa, MD, Chief, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, UMass Memorial Medical Center

Planning to become pregnant in 2016? If you answered yes, then it’s time to talk about folic acid and the many positive effects it can have on you and your unborn child. If you’re considering having a baby, now, is the perfect time to share what we know so you can prepare for a healthy baby, even before you’re expecting!

Toddler and Tablets

baby and smartphoneWe’re living in a technological age; it’s all around us. So it only makes sense that children, toddlers and even infants are exposed to iPads, smartphones and tablets at a high rate. Tablet use in young children and toddlers has experts split on how much use is appropriate, if any.