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The heat is on: dry baby skin and stuffy noses

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Tweet The heat is on! Indoors, that is. When the weather gets chilly outside, the heat goes on inside. Babies and toddlers can be super-sensitive to the drier air indoors, causing dry itchy skin, rough red cheeks, nasal congestion and a nighttime cough. All of which can result in dry mucus membranes and much more…

Cut Out the Bulk: How to Bundle Up Babies & Toddlers Safely in Car Seats

The Isis Cozy Cover fits snugly over an infant car seat.

Tweet These past couple of weeks have made it obvious that winter is here, and chillier weather means it’s time to put on the layers! That is, unless you’re traveling in a car seat. When your little one is in any type of car seat (infant, convertible or booster), you want to cut out the…

6 Ways to Keep Baby Warm and Comfortable in Cold Weather

Keep baby's skin safe from the cold with well-designed winter wear.

Tweet Baby, it’s cold outside! Babies are born and live in every climate imaginable, from brutal heat to bitter, arctic cold. Even when you’re experiencing a frigid cold spell, you don’t need to be stuck indoors when the mercury dips low. Babies who live in Buffalo, NY are not physiologically any different than those who…

Booster Seats Save Lives

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Tweet All 50 states have child restraint laws, but the laws differ when it comes to how long a child should be restrained in a booster seat. Some states only require children to be in them until they are three years old, others until age eight. Research shows the safety benefits of keeping a child…

Nursing Bra FAQs: What You Need to Know to Buy the Right Bra [VIDEO]

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Tweet If you’ve ever shopped for a nursing bra, you know that the process can be confusing. When do I buy? Which one? How many? What’s the right size for me and how much will that change once baby arrives? The staff at Isis is specially trained to fit you with the best nursing bras…

Forward or Rear Facing? Car Seat or Booster? Expert advice to keep your child safe

Car seat safety guidelines from the AAP are more stringent than state laws.

Tweet It’s National Safety Month and the perfect opportunity to review when a child should transition from one type of car seat to another. It’s also good habit to check the security of your child’s seat on the first day of every month. When to turn your child to forward-facing Most car seat manuals instruct…

10 things you didn’t know you’d need for your toddler

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Tweet 1. Courage – One of the most challenging aspects of limit setting and creating a routine around discipline in a young toddler is having the courage to set a limit on behavior in a consistent way, regardless of where you are and who may be watching. It takes courage to continue to be consistent,…

Great Beginnings: 10 things you didn’t know you’d need for your newborn

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Tweet Expectant parents in our Newborn Essentials classes often ask their Isis instructors to share their recommendations about the “must have” products needed in the first months after baby’s arrival. It’s pretty amazing to consider just how much stuff a little baby requires! You may not find some of these items on standard registry lists,…