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The What, When, How, and Why of Babies Sleeping Th...
I absolutely love the discussions in this newborn community! I have noticed lots of discussions...More
Dr. DuMond
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Predicting adult height for your child
Ever wonder how tall your baby might be when he or she grows up? There are lots of theories out...More
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Storing breastmilk
I was searching the other day if i could reuse milk storage bags but I ran across a great suggestion...More
Me (20), Bf (48) and DD,lilja born Nov.30.2010 . We Live in Jamaica for now :)
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same problem
Wow, i have the same thing. My little one is just over 3 months and he is a chub. He spits up all the...More
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American Academy of Pediatrics releases new guidel...
The American Academy of Pediatrics released new guidelines today regarding the use of child...More
Dr. DuMond
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anemia scare
my 16 month old daughter just got some blood work done and the results came back and showed she was anemic. We...More
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A great weekend to get your flu vaccine!
If you haven't yet had a chance to get your flu vaccine for this season, this is a great weekend to get...More
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congenital hypothyroidism
My sons Dr. called today and told us to have another PKU done because his CH came back as 25.1 and normal is...More
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Light therapy may help SAD and/or PPD
If you have seasonal affective disorder and/or post-partum depression, ask your doctor if a light box...More
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Tips for tummy time
Many babies will start to roll from their front to back around 4 months of age and from the back to...More
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Four month developmental milestones
At four months of age many babies will start to laugh and squeal, adding to the happiness of your day. ...More
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Checking your child for crossed eyes
It's normal in the first few weeks for a baby's eyes to move in different directions, such as having...More
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his belly butoon keeps lifting up
my sons umbilico cord stump fell off but a little skin was still attactched to it and it got pulled off when we...More
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What are those jelly-like crystals in my baby's di...
Parents often ask about a clear, squishy, jelly-like substance that they find in their baby's diaper...More
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Why babies should not eat honey
You may have heard that you shouldn't give honey to babies under 1 year of age, but do you know why...More
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Whooping cough is on the rise
Dear Parents, This week, the State of California announced an epidemic of whooping cough (also know as...More
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Follow your baby's head size
Your pediatrician will check your baby's head size at every well child visit. Head size is often...More
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Diherea and puking
My 10 month old son started getting diherea yesterday when he was with the babysitter. then this...More
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Crib Safety Tips
CRIB SAFETY TIPS if you have a used crib or are considering buying one: Make sure it has no corner...More
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bottle problem
like this website i always check what i want to know about medical well i have a question how can i stop my...More
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Caring for a circumcision
For parents with have a circumcised son, here are a few simple care tips: - If there is a vaseline...More
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Signatures are back
If you go to my exchange profile you can add a signature again.
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Cleaning your baby's belly button
Since belly buttons are in effect "dead ends" there is no real need to clean them, however, some...More
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Two month milestones
Are you wondering if your 2 month old is meeting her milestones? Here's what your doctor is looking...More
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Is your newborn a night owl?
Many newborn babies come out wanting to sleep during the day and party all night. Has this happened to...More
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Get the most out of your next well-baby exam - mak...
Your baby's well check can be both exciting and overwhelming. With so many questions to ask and so...More
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How to care for your baby's umbilical cord
Depending on what your baby's doctor recommends, you may have been advised to wipe the umbilical cord...More
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HELP! Naps and Dicipline in 5yos
I have a 5 year old daughter as well as an almost 5 month old daughter. My oldest daughter lives with her...More
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What is normal weight gain for the 1st month of li...
Many newborn babies will lose up to 7 to 10% of their birthweight in the first week. By two weeks of...More
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Insect Repellent--how to use it safely
Insect repellents can be useful to prevent mosquito-transmitted diseases such as West Nile Virus and...More
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Crib Safety Tips
CRIB SAFETY TIPS if you have a used crib or are considering buying one: Make sure it has no corner posts. older infants can catch ... More
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