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What's new with the flu?
Here's the latest on how to protect you and your family from Influenza this season. Stay healthy ...More
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Hyland teething tablets have been recalled
Even though it has been discussed on the board, I wanted to post the fda recall warning. I know that...More
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Have a premature baby? This new book may help
This book was written by Dr. Jennifer Gunter, an OB/gyn who is also the mother of twin preemies.
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October is National Down Syndrome Awareness Month
October is National Down Syndrome Awareness Month. Here is a write-up to share with your friends.More
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The good news about Children's Health Reform
On September 23rd, several provisions that affect children's health care were enacted into law. Here is...More
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Does your child need ear tubes?
Children who have repeated ear infections or who experience hearing loss from too much fluid in the...More
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Similac Formula Recall
The big news today was a recall on certain lots of Similac formula due to possible contamination with a...More
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CDC Q+A about 2010-11 Flu Season
Here is a link to the CDC regarding our upcoming flu season.More
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The Scoop on Poop
The discussion of "poop" in my practice is a common one. Here are some answers to common poop...More
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Is it safe to eat those eggs in your refrigerator?
Check out this web site for recall information and recommendations for best ways to keep your family's...More
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How tall will your child be? Check out this kid's ...
Many different factors determine how tall a child will eventually be, including genetics, nutrition,...More
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Safer Sleeping and SIDS
What is SIDS and what can you do to help prevent it? Here are some answers .More
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What is Craniosynostosis?
One of our community members recently asked about the topic of premature fusion of the cranial sutures...More
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How to handle a fussy infant
Many parents notice that when their infants get to be 4-6 weeks of age they become more gassy and...More
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How to prevent lead poisoning
Having too much lead in the body can cause problems with a child's growth, behavior and brain...More
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Another Pertussis Resource
Here is a useful link to the California Department of Health website regarding the epidemic of...More
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Natural Parenting & Baby Led Parenting: The same b...
I thought you might be interested in reading this blog: Heres my comment to it. Amen to your entry on...More
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Why immunizations are essential for the health of ...
Here is a well-written article about the importance of vaccines and the health of our communitites. ...More
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Want to keep track of your baby's growth at home?
If your pediatrician's office doesn't already give you copies of your child's growth chart at the...More
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WebMd Mama's group on Facebook
Hi Ladies! Many of the ladies that left the board for the most part are together now on Facebook. We hae our...More
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Protecting your baby's skin from the sun
As summer approaches, parents often wonder how to best protect their babies from harmful sun exposure....More
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Bringing home a new sibling
Welcoming a new baby can be challenging enough, but introducing a newborn baby to older siblings can be...More
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Want to know how much pollen or mold is in the air...
About 1 in 5 people in the U.S. suffer from seasonal allergies. The National Allergy Bureau posts...More
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Your Newborn Baby's Hearing - Important Info
This is a great resource for parents on guidelines about milestones in their baby's hearing process. Every...More
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Track your baby's vaccines
This resource from CDC tells you when your child is due for certain vaccines and helps you record when...More
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Checklist for high-quality child care
According to NACCRRA, the National Association of Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies, this...More
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Worried about an ingestion? Call 1-800-222-1222 f...
One of the scariest situations for a parent is the fear that your child may have ingested a toxin,...More
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Safe disposal of unused medicine
Got a lot of recalled infant and children medications you want to get rid of? Check out this site:...More
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Important recall information for popular OTC medic...
McNeil - the makers of Infant and Children's Tylenol, Motrin, Benedryl and Zyrtec are voluntarily...More
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For moms who had gestational diabetes
Did you know that you and your child are at risk for developing diabetes later in life? Here's what...More
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Dr. Dan Brennan is a Board Certified Pediatrician and Certified Lactation Counselor. He is a graduate of UCLA, Albany Medical College and completed ...More

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Updated Crib Safety GuidelinesExpert
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