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Child health and development

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What Is It Really Like to Breastfeed?
Nursing isn’t quite as simple as you might think. These real parents share their stories....

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7 Things You Haven't Childproofed, But Should
Babies and toddlers can get into more trouble than you might imagine. Learn the household dangers...

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What Really Helps Protect Your Newborn From SIDS
The exact cause of SIDS is unknown, but you can still take steps to reduce the risk.

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Why So Many Children Are Left in Hot Cars—and How to Prevent It
Every summer, it seems, news stories trend about childr...

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Childhood Bullying Has Lasting Health Consequences
It can sometimes be tempting to shake off schoolyard bullying, saying, “Oh, they&rsquo...

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How to Reduce Your Baby’s Risk of SIDS
As a parent, few things are scarier than SIDS (sudden i...

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Your Child’s First Dental Visit
Your child’s first smile, their first tooth, the ...

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Childhood Obesity Is a Major Problem. Is Your Child at Risk?
You may have heard about the national childhood obesity...

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How Virtual Violence Affects Your Child
As if parents need another reason to worry about their ...

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Is My Child at Risk for High Cholesterol?
When most people think about high cholesterol, they oft...
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