The Summery Blog

Parenting is always on, so we are too. The Summery brings together all the resources you need to go deeper into your kid’s health, without the overwhelm.

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Newborn
Dr. Marcy Borieux
Dahlia Rimmon, RDN

What is acrocyanosis? Why are my newborn's hands and feet turning purple?

Skin color changes in newborns and infants

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Newborn
Dr. Marcy Borieux
Dahlia Rimmon, RDN

Tracking newborn weight and weight loss

Understanding infant weight and growth charts

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Understanding the importance of tummy time for your baby

The benefits of tummy time for babies

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Colds
Dr. Marcy Borieux
Megan N. Freeland, PharmD

Signs and symptoms of hypothermia in newborns

Hypothermia is a medical emergency — know the signs.

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Safety tips for babywearing

Infant carrier safety tips parents should know

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Understanding green poop and mucus in your baby's stool

Green poop explained

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Feeding your baby: Birth to one year

From milk to first foods

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Breastfeeding while you or your baby are sick

Insights for breastfeeding mothers

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Sleep
Dr. Marcy Borieux
Dahlia Rimmon, RDN

How to dress a newborn for safe sleep

Dressing your baby for safe sleep

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Posts about Colds

Colds
Megan N. Freeland, PharmD

Signs and symptoms of hypothermia in newborns

Hypothermia is a medical emergency — know the signs.

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Colds
Megan N. Freeland, PharmD

Do newborns get sick easily?

All about the newborn immune system and why newborns seem to get sick so often

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Colds
Megan N. Freeland, PharmD

All about summer colds: What parents need to know

Kids getting sick during the summer can really put a damper on your fun-in-the-sun plans. We asked Summer Health pediatrician Marcy Borieux, MD, FAAP to share a few important facts about summer colds in children.

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Colds

Allergies or the Common Cold?

As a parent, it's natural to worry when your baby or child isn't feeling their best. Unfortunately, sometimes it can be difficult to differentiate between a common cold and allergy symptoms.

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Posts about Sleep

Sleep
Dahlia Rimmon, RDN

How to dress a newborn for safe sleep

Dressing your baby for safe sleep

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Sleep
Dahlia Rimmon, RDN

Safe sleep for babies: side sleeping and rolling explained

Safe baby sleep positions

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Sleep
Dahlia Rimmon, RDN

Understanding sleep regressions, according to a sleep specialist

To better understand baby sleep regressions, we're turning to Summer Health’s sleep specialist, Jess Ellsworth, for expert advice that will hopefully help you catch a few more Z's.

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Sleep
Dahlia Rimmon, RDN

5 tips to help your baby to sleep in a crib, according to a sleep specialist

We want the transition to the crib to be as smooth as possible (and we want some well-deserved rest for you too!), so we sat down with Summer Health’s sleep specialist Jess Ellsworth for some pro tips on getting your newborn to sleep in the crib.

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