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It is important to keep baby healthy and safe while traveling. Tips on food safety, water safety, traffic safety, immunizations and vaccinations for traveling infants, newborns, babies, and toddlers is covered, as well as practical advice on sterilizing bottles, breastfeeding, and pumping while traveling internationally to developing countries.

Yellow Fever Vaccination When Pregnant or Breastfeeding?

Yellow Fever Vaccination When Pregnant or Breastfeeding?

In a few weeks I will set off to Haiti with my toddler and my newborn, both of whom are still nursing (aggressively).  After that we’ll also be traveling to Sri Lanka, India, South Sudan, and Kenya for a good ...

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Is the Sunscreen You Use on Baby Speeding Development of Skin Cancer?

Is the sunscreen you use on baby safe, or is it actually putting baby at risk for toxins, allergies, skin cancer, and lung damage?  We slather, wipe, or spray sunscreen on our babies and toddlers in an effort to protect ...

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Baby and Toddler Travel Sun Gear

Summer is a lovely time to travel with a baby or toddler, but the sun and heat can pose risks of sunburn, dehydration, and crankiness.  Here is the latest and greatest in summer baby and toddler travel sun gear if ...

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Sunscreen Recommendations for 2012

Yea for fun in the sun!  Nay for sun burns.  Check out the recent blog about recommended sunscreens in 2012 for babies and kids at DeliciousBaby.com. “Every year the Environmental Working Group releases it’s annual report on safe sunscreen. It’s worth ...

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Psuedoephedrine: Why It’s Important to Check Baby’s Medications

Psuedoephedrine: Why It’s Important to Check Baby’s Medications

Monday morning Veda woke up with a horrible cough, which sounded like a lot of mucus was in her chest.  I never thought psuedoephedrine would be the prescribed cure. She had no other symptoms besides this bad cough, but by ...

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Baby Wearing Safety Standards and the CPSC

Baby Wearing Safety Standards and the CPSC

This is a guest post written by one of Gypsy Momma’s blog readers and baby wearing momma, Sarah C. Sell regarding baby wearing safety standards: If you purchased a Moby Wrap before 2007, you received a manual with a large ...

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Warning: Infant Suffocation in Peapod Travel Portable Bed

I am posting this link here to a blog at DeliciousBaby.com that explains the warning.  A 5 month old very tragically died in the PeaPod portable bed, which an autopsy confirmed was from suffocation, not from SIDS. Although I have never ...

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The Ridculosity of Infant-in-Lap “Security Belts”

Yes, I realize “ridiculosity” is not a real word.  But the illusion that my baby is safe with a seat belt around her tiny waist is also not real.  Some of my favorite airlines, including Etihad, have these silly infant ...

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Mumbai Traffic: Another Case for Baby Wearing

We have yet to bring a stroller with us for our now 15 month old to any of the countries we have traveled with across South Asia, Africa, and South America.  The main reason is because strollers are ridiculous things ...

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New Anti-Malaria Prevention and Treatment Recommendations for Pregnant Traveling Mommas

Hey pregnant mommas living in or traveling to malaria hot spots! The CDC is now recommending the drug, mefloquine, for malaria prevention and treatment for pregnant women in all trimesters.  Previously this drug had not been recommended for pregnant women, but ...

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