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

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Ask Dr. Darria: Breastfeeding Has Become Painful. What Can I Do?
I want to breastfeed my baby, but my nipples have become sore and I’m starting to d...

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Should I Let My Baby ‘Cry It Out’?
For most new parents, sleep deprivation is a rite of passage. At times it may seem like your newb...

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Is My Baby Ready for Solid Foods?
Follow these expert-backed tips to know when and how to serve your baby her first real meal. ...

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9 Ways to Care for Your Baby’s Skin in Winter
Protect sensitive skin, relieve cold-weather dryness, and more.

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When Is It Time to Call the Pediatrician?
All kids have the occasional tummy ache. In this Health Smarts video, Dr. Tanya Remer Altmann shares...

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Are There Any Foods That Parents Should Not Feed to Their Babies?
You can give almost any food to your baby once they are 6 months old, as long as it's pureed with no...
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