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January 01, 2019
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4 Tips for Tear-Free Check-Ups

The average child will have 9 well visits in their first two years of life and at least one checkup every year after....more»
December 01, 2018
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Corporal Punishment, Spanking, and Shaming Officially on the Naughty List

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released a new policy statement taking a strong stance against using spanking, yelling, or shaming children as forms of discipline....more»
November 01, 2018
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Vaccines Still Critical, But More Children in the U.S. Are Not Getting Them

In the last 17 years, the percentage of children age 2 and younger who are not getting all of their vaccinations has quadrupled....more»
November 01, 2018
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Could a Hormone Produced in Breastfeeding Protect Women Against Type 2 Diabetes?

November is Diabetes Awareness Month, and a new study recently released in the journal Diabetologia indicates that the hormone prolactin, a multi-function hormone related to pregnancy and breastfeeding but also important in many other functions like metabolism, immune regulation, and even the balance of water in the body, may also impact insulin secretion and sensitivity....more»
October 01, 2018
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Could You Benefit From a New Mom Mentoring Program?

A woman peered into the double stroller and asked, "Are they twins? Is that difficult?" I heard this comment often when my twins were first born....more»
October 01, 2018
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Stem Cells from Baby Teeth Can Regrow Dental Tissue

For those of you who worry incessantly about what could happen if your child sustains a massive injury to the mouth through sports or a fall, recent clinical trials on stem cells extracted from children’s baby teeth bring good news....more»
October 01, 2018
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Miscarriage Risk May Be Increased by Higher Blood Pressure Before Pregnancy

October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness month. One in four women in the United States will experience the loss of a pregnancy or an infant....more»
September 01, 2018
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Safety guidelines for new parents

Welcoming a new child into a family dynamic requires certain adjustments on the part of family members....more»
August 01, 2018
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Humor@Home: Of Slugs & Snails & Puppy Dog Tails

After having three girls, I was a little nervous when I found out number four was a boy. I was excited to have a boy, of course, and everyone around me was almost giddy with joy, but I couldn’t help but feel like I was stepping into the Great Unknown....more»
August 01, 2018
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Eye Conditions That Can Affect Children

While a loss of visual acuity is often associated with senior citizens, various diseases and conditions of the eye can affect children....more»
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