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February 01, 2018
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Orange poop! Spit-up down my back! Is this NORMAL?!

You’ve brought your baby home from the hospital. Life is great!
You hold the baby and watch the baby and make sure she is breathing at least three times a night after you put her down.
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February 01, 2018
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Baby Love

A New Mom's Guide to Baby

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, a baby is born nationwide about every eight seconds. At the last official count in 2016, the total number of babies born in the U....more»
February 01, 2018
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New Book Answers 150 Questions

"Is the pacifier OK?"
"How do I know if my baby is allergic to a particular food?"
"How often do I need to take my child’s temperature and what is the best way?"
    Parents of children from birth to age 3 can turn to a new book to find answers from a pediatrician to their most frequently asked questions, from breastfeeding to fever, safe sleeping and everything in between.
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February 01, 2018
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Skip Hop Recalls Convertible High Chair

Skip Hop Inc., of New York, has recalled about 7,900 charcoal colored Tuo convertible high chairs, which can be converted into a toddler chair due to safety concerns....more»
January 01, 2018
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Get Your Little Feet to This Sale

Little Feet Repeats Semi-Annual Consignment Sale gives local families the opportunity to buy and sell their like-new items they have outgrown from clothing to toys, cribs to bikes and strollers to shoes....more»
January 01, 2018
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Screenings Save Lives

Infant deaths from Critical Congenital Heart Disease decreased more than 33 percent in eight states that mandated screening for CCHD using a test called pulse oximetry....more»
January 01, 2018

Be Careful With Those Cords

Window blinds have been a known child safety hazard for more than 70 years, but despite existing voluntary safety standards and prior recalls, a recent study found that window blind cords continue to pose serious strangulation risk to young children....more»
January 01, 2018

Childhood Zika Infection Presents Problems Later

Most children born with microcephaly – small head size for age – and evidence of congenital Zika virus infection face severe health and developmental challenges at ages 19-24 months, according to results from a new investigation led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in collaboration with the State Health Secretariat of Paraíba and the Ministry of Health of Brazil....more»
December 01, 2017
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Blood Donation, Truly the Gift of Life

I started donating blood when I lived in Chico, California. I was a young reporter for KHSL TV, the CBS affiliate, and I found myself enthusiastically covering the health beat. I hadn't donated blood before and didn't know anything about the process. I was also delighted to discover there was something I could do for my community that would make a big impact and wouldn't cost anything. I was making $18,000.00 a year in my "on-camera" role as a television reporter, and didn't have much to spare at the end of the month, for charity, or anything else!...more»
October 01, 2017
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Humor@Home: The Good Old Days?

The other day my friends and I were having coffee at a local establishment. We were chatting and laughing, having a grand old time just enjoying each other’s company....more»
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