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Summer Lovin'

Summer is a favorite season for many children, but can be stressful for a parent wondering how to safely expose your baby to fun in the sun.

According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, over 90 percent of all skin cancers are caused by exposure to the sun. Just one severe sunburn in childhood doubles the chances of developing melanoma later in life. With such staggering statistics, it’s no wonder you want to pull down the shades and take cover inside, but fresh air and sun in moderation is healthy for you and your baby.

Spring-time Allergies in Children

According to the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology, seasonal allergies affect more than 35 million Americans. So why should your little peanut be any different? How can you and baby survive another few months of runny noses due to hay fever and enjoy the outdoors?