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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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Curb the Cavities
Did you know that nearly half of all children have tooth decay by the time they reach kindergarten? To...More
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Blocked Duct
When my baby had a blocked duct, It turned out to be pressure on the tear duct by a big booger. so I put saline...More
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Getting more out of nasal bulb syringes
Try gently pressing down on the opposite nostril when you're suctioning a baby's nose to get a better...More
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Infantino SlingRider recalled
I just wanted everyone know that the Infantino slingrider was recalled this morning due to infant deaths....More
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Did you know crib bumpers can be dangerous?
Sure they're cute, but are they worth the potential risk? Between 1985 and 2005, 27 children under...More
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3 week New born
I know i'm filling this discussion bored up but I haven't had any new moms to talk to. At 3 weeks what...More
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3 out of 4 car seats are installed incorrectly!
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that 75% of car seats are installed...More
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It is easy to make the font bigger press and hold your control key and click on the + key until...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
For information on the latest federal crib safety standards, here is a link to important points for parents to be aware of! ... More
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