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Baby's health and development

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How do hiccups affect babies?
Pediatrician Tanya Altmann, MD, explains how hiccups affect babies and how to relieve them.

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Why are some children born with congenital heart defects?
Many parents feel responsible after finding out their child has a heart defect. Cardiothoracic surge...

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How to get a baby to sleep through the night
Having trouble getting your baby to sleep through the night? Dr. Tanya Remer Altmann shares a strate...

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What your baby's body language is telling you
Understanding what makes a baby cry can help you know what she needs. Pediatrician Dr. Tanya Remer A...

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Should I Let My Baby ‘Cry It Out’?
Sleepless nights can be hard on new parents, but there are simple strategies to help your infant sle...

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More than 75,000 Britax Car Seats Recalled
Here’s what you need to know and how to make sure your child is safe.

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Is Breastfeeding Right for You? 8 Facts to Help You Decide
Do you have to change your diet? And how long should you nurse? Here are the answers.

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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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9 Ways to Keep Your Baby Calm at The Doctor
Follow these tips to soothe your baby during—and after—these essential procedures.

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Fascinating Facts About Twins and Multiples
Did you know that twins can be different races?