Nicole Harris Author Bio
Nicole Harris Author Bio

Nicole Harris

Nicole Harris joined the team in 2018 as a staff writer and was promoted to SEO editor in 2021. She now covers everything from children's health to parenting trends. Her writing has appeared in Martha Stewart Weddings, Good Housekeeping, The Knot, BobVila.com, and other publications. A graduate of Syracuse University, Nicole currently lives in Queens, New York with her husband.
Lightning crotch is characterized by sharp, shooting, and short-lived pain in the pelvis during the third trimester. Learn more about the causes and symptoms of this common pregnancy complaint.
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With COVID-19 booster shots rolling out, parents have plenty of questions: Why are booster shots necessary? Will children be eligible in the future? Can you mix and match booster shots? We spoke with experts to learn more.
Inclined sleepers like the Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play have been called "deadly" by the AAP, and a new legislation bans the manufacture and sale of these products.
Here's what parents should know about the COVID-19 vaccine's safety, effectiveness, and availability for kids.
With three COVID-19 vaccines approved by the FDA, many parents are wondering if vaccination will be mandated by the government, schools, or employers. Here's what you need to know.
Whether you've been diagnosed with COVID-19 or had a potential exposure, here's everything you need to know about quarantining with your family.
Can babies get COVID-19? What are the most common symptoms? Here, we answer your top questions on keeping infants safe during the pandemic.
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Before you visit anyone who has received the COVID-19 vaccine, it's important to consider these facts and guidelines from the CDC.
Here are some basic, easy ways to lower your family's chances of getting the coronavirus.
Can babies get COVID-19? What are the most common symptoms? Here, we answer your top questions on keeping infants safe during the pandemic.
Before you visit anyone who has received the COVID-19 vaccine, it's important to consider these facts and guidelines from the CDC.
Here are some basic, easy ways to lower your family's chances of getting the coronavirus.
Medical experts don't recommend giving your baby cow's milk before they turn 1 unless you're in a pinch. Here's the latest guidance for parents during the formula shortage.
The White House's three-step plan to tackle the formula shortage will begin immediately, but officials don't yet know when parents will feel the impact.
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While some Americans celebrate lifted mask mandates and relaxed pandemic health protocols, many parents are concerned for their children too young to be vaccinated.
Do you think someone in your household has COVID-19? Here's how to handle the situation—and how to prevent other family members from getting sick too.
There's no doubt that the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) sounds scary. Here's everything you need to know about the disease that's infected millions of people worldwide.
Like it or not, your tween is probably already obsessing over Instagram. Here's how to talk with your child about social media before they make an account, plus tips from Instagram to keep them safe.
Ty Dropic was only 13 years old when he signed up for Pfizer's pediatric clinical vaccine trial. From the mild side effects to his reasons for doing it, here's what it was like and why experts say kids everywhere should get vaccinated ASAP.
Learn about the latest U.S. abortion statistics, and read about five real-life abortion stories from parents.
Does COVID-19 affect pregnant people more severely? We spoke with experts to learn more about the potential impact of the coronavirus on your pregnancy.
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Check out this week-by-week pregnancy symptom timeline so you know what to expect while carrying a baby.
Dozens of children have been affected by severe hepatitis across the country. Experts are working to figure out the cause of the unusual liver inflammation.
Some young COVID-19 patients are experiencing a mysterious illness dubbed multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C), which has symptoms similar to Kawasaki disease. Here's what to know about the rare condition.
Parents aren't the only ones anxious about the spread of COVID-19. If your child feels uneasy, use these tips to keep them informed and less fearful.
Does your child have a runny nose and sore throat? You're probably wondering if it's seasonal allergies or the coronavirus. Here, we break down the key differences between COVID-19 symptoms and allergy symptoms.
Experts have found a potential link between heart inflammation and COVID-19 vaccines in young adults. Here's what to know about the possible connection—and why experts recommend that everyone 12 and older still get vaccinated.
While you should always check with your doctor if you have concerns about getting vaccinated, health officials have ensured the safety of the coronavirus vaccine. Still have questions about the vaccine and your fertility? Here are the answers.