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Don’t Panic about Baby Food News, Diversify Your Baby’s Diet

Don’t Panic about Baby Food News, Diversify Your Baby’s Diet

Editor’s Note: Mommybites talked with pediatrician and mom Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson about her reaction to the recent report on baby food and how to best feed babies to keep them healthy.  Mommybites: A congressional report this month shared that four leading baby food companies were aware that their products included dangerous levels of toxic […]

Ask Dr. Gramma Karen: What NOT to Say to Your Grandchildren!

Ask Dr. Gramma Karen: What NOT to Say to Your Grandchildren!

This is an unabridged version of a column I wrote for GRAND Magazine. Summertime, for many families, means more time together for grandparents and grandchildren. To help grandparents increase the chances that these special times with their grandchildren are comfortable and happy for everyone, I compiled a list of communication showstoppers – that is, things […]

This Is How to Handle the Postpartum Period

This Is How to Handle the Postpartum Period

Being a new mom is extremely exciting and rewarding, but it also comes with it’s challenges.  It can be confusing figuring out how to add the responsibility of caring for your child into your life, and you’re going to ask a million times over, am I doing this right?  Here are some postpartum tips for helping new moms ease into the whirlwind of motherhood.

A Newborn Essentials Checklist: Things You Need before the Baby Arrives
Davler Media-Parents Supports Opening Summer Camps at Maximum Safe Capacity

Davler Media-Parents Supports Opening Summer Camps at Maximum Safe Capacity

We at Davler Media-Parents (NYMetroParents, Staten Island Parent, Mommybites, and Mitzvah Market)—the New York metro area’s largest parent media company—strongly support the opening of local day, specialty, and overnight camps this summer at the maximum capacity possible while still remaining safe for children and camp staff. We believe… …that all children who want to go to […]

Do These 10 Things to Support Moms of Preemies
Ask Dr. Gramma Karen: The Effects of 2020 on Relationships