Teething and Mouthing Toys By Age and Stage

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Ask a new mom what she knows about baby teeth, and you’ll probably get an earful about “teething”. Hands in the mouth, chewing and drooling, a mild fever, and of course, night after night of sleep disruptions. But wait, where’s the tooth? Your baby will have many, many months of chewing, gnawing and drooling ahead,…

Tips to help alleviate your baby’s teething pain.

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We asked Isis parents what worked to help alleviate teething pain for their kiddos. Here’s what they suggest: Natural remedies: A cold pacifier. He doesn’t use a pacifier in general but it always calms him down. Never used any medication. ~ Crystal D. Frozen celery sticks cut the long way down the middle. It has…

Teeth, teething, babies and toddlers: 6 Popular Myths

Think of the first dental visit as a “well-baby check up” for the teeth. The visit serves to introduce you to your pediatric dental office and screens for any potential issues.

Myth #1 “Hands in the mouth, chewing on everything, rivers of drool, waking and fussing much more night: this means a tooth is coming!” Debunked: False. This is classic 4 month old baby behavior and is entirely developmental. It may still be many months before the first tooth arrives (on average 6 months). Increased night…

Birth Story of Juniper, by Tree and JP

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Isis instructor Stacy received this letter from a couple who attended her Mind Body Birth class after they gave birth to their daughter just weeks later. They gave her permission to share their joyful story on our blog. Hi Stacy, My husband and I just wanted to thank you for the Mind Body Birth by…

Pools/Tubs for Labor and Birth: Critical Testimony On Safety

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It happened over 11 years ago, but I remember my daughter’s birth as if it occurred yesterday. I arrived at the Cambridge Birth Center, 6 centimeters dilated, my contractions getting closer and stronger. I immediately got into the Jacuzzi tub and felt instant relief. The warm water surrounded my belly, its light touch creating an…

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