Category Archives: In The News

Becoming a “Nana”

Tweet A year ago this Mother’s Day, I was anxiously awaiting the birth of my grandbabies. It seems like a century ago to me now! You may have read my previous posts around Grandparents Day as I learned the news that my daughter was expecting and as we welcomed her new beautiful twin babies to…

Why I’m Proud to March for Babies


Tweet “Nick, I think your email has been hacked!” xo – [unnamed family member] This was the first reply I received upon sending an email to my friends and family in support of the March of Dimes. Generally I’m not one to send unsolicited emails, so the response wasn’t a total surprise. But this wasn’t…

A Long Distance Thank You: Encouragment for New Moms Across the Country

Amy Berry

Tweet Hi Nancy (and Isis!) I’m currently watching the “Childcare, Environments & Caregivers” sleep webinar from the Isis webinar archive. You had asked a woman from Raleigh to email you and let you know how she was benefiting from Isis in a location where there is no office, so I thought I’d do the same….

Why join the March of Dimes Walk for Babies?


Tweet We walk for the March of Dimes to help raise funds to decrease premature birth – the leading cause of newborn death and lifelong disabilities, right? But did you know all that the March of Dimes does to help newborns, families, perinatal professionals and the world at large? If you have not done so…

Swim and Sun Safety Q&A for Parents of Babies & Toddlers


Tweet Can my baby or toddler go swimming? If the water isn’t too cold, and water quality is deemed safe, then a baby over 4 months or toddler can go for a short dip in a parent’s arms. (Use caution: young babies have less body fat and may get chilled quickly. Make sure the water…

Being a Trusted Guide in Mom in the Making


Tweet I am a Registered Nurse and Certified Childbirth Educator who has cared for moms and babies for almost 20 years, and I couldn’t be more excited about leading the Mom in the Making series at Isis! I have witnessed first hand the many benefits mothers receive from their prepared childbirth, breastfeeding and/or newborn care…

Pregnant and Can’t Sleep? Tips from Isis Moms

Pregnant blonde women sleeping.

Tweet You already have so much on your mind, things to do/get/prepare for, not to mention all the changes your body is going through (hormones!) and this growing belly. Given all these changes, it’s perfectly normal to have trouble sleeping when you’re pregnant. We asked Isis moms what they tried and what worked for them…

Safe Sleep Recommendations for Babies Under One

Sleeping babyJason 6 weeks

Tweet The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends the following guidelines to help our infants, from birth to one year, sleep safer. Note: These recommendations are for healthy babies up to one year of age. A very small number of babies with certain medical conditions may need to be placed to sleep on their stomachs. Your…