Safety Tip: Preventing Medication Errors

Tonight’s tip brought to you courtesy of Poison Control. If you or your child takes multiple medications that are similar in appearance, color code the bottles. This can help prevent a medication error. Medication errors occur daily in the US: https://psnet.ahrq.gov/primers/primer/23/medication-errors While many factors can contribute to medication error, in this case we identified that … Read more

Hypoallergenic Soap and Shampoo: Allergy Friendly Options for Bath and Hands

Hand or Bath Soap and Shampoo Hypoallergenic soap can be important when dealing with allergies. Small amounts of soap residue remain on hands and dishes, ending up ingested. This post contains affiliate links, which may earn me a small referral credit. She my Disclaimer for more information. For baths we primarily use a mix of … Read more

Digestive Enzymes while Breastfeeding: Help for Food Intolerances

When babies are having food sensitivities via their mother’s breastmilk, in some cases a digestive enzyme can help. Pancreatic enzymes breastfeeding can break down the proteins in the mother’s diet. These smaller pieces are less likely to trigger an allergic reaction in the Infant, similar to hydrolyzed formula. The prescription enzyme Creon, taken by the … Read more