After years of studying all the studies about circumcision, the American Academy of Pediatrics last year updated its policy about circumcision of infant boys. Whereas it had previously been neutral on the matter, the organization started recommending the procedure, advising that the benefits outweig ... More >>
Love it or hate it: in most states women are allowed to breastfeed in public. Unfortunately, many people are unaware of that fact--restaurant, store, and mall managers included. Being that the majority of the population is not well versed in breastfeeding law, mothers with their boobs out tend to ge ... More >>
Breastfeeding in public tends to elicit strong reactions. Some people say a mother has a right to feed her child as necessary. Other people say, "Eww!" Too bad for those latter prudes, federal law, and many state laws, explicitly say that a nursing mom has the right to feed her baby in most pl ... More >>
As if you needed another reason to obsessively count down until the weekend, this Saturday is the New Times' Beerfest, with a chance to try dozens of beer samplings from Florida craft brewers in addition to international beer legends. If beer isn't your thing, the 17th Annual Wine and Culinary Ce ... More >>
The Florida House passed HB 277 yesterday, moving a bill on to the Senate that not only tells doctors what they need to tell their patients but forces them to tell their patients things that, according to doctors who actually know stuff, just aren't true.Although the bill also includes a mandator ... More >>
No more animal crackers for iron at your kid's cafeteria. In the first overhaul of school food in 15 years, all schools must be in compliance with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's school food rules by July 1. Florida schools have prepped for the changes by switching control of the school lunc ... More >>
Of potential pediatric concern.The bad news: After percolating through subcommittee and getting yeaed and nayed half to death, Senate Bill 432 is headed to the Senate Floor today. SB 432, please recall, is the bill that would prevent pediatricians from asking parents whether they own a gun. (Pedi ... More >>
via www.surebaby.comBreastfeeding is not an explicit reason for sidestepping jury duty in Florida. Although a mother who does not work full time and who cares for a young child has a legally valid excuse, a full-time working mother who breastfeeds is bound to jury duty, unless a judge agrees othe ... More >>
Michael StanleyHappy customers spread the word about organic baby food.
Enter the Yummy in My Tummy storefront in Sunrise and you're sure to find more than just baby food. You may, like I did, find babies rolling on beach balls. It's baby yoga time! What exactly is going on here?