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Jaundice In Breastfed Babies

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Anne Smith, IBCLC The diagnosis of jaundice in their newborn baby is often very frightening to new parents. They immediately begin to think something is very wrong with their infant, and may not be fully...

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Cries of Colic: Hardly Music to a Parent's Ears

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There is little parents like less to hear than the cries of one of their children, and it's even worse when it's the cries of colic. What could be more frustrating -- for you and for your baby?

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Video: Pacifying a Colicky Baby

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Find out what causes colic in babies and what can be done to remedy it.

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Best to Let Baby Control Early Eating of Solids

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Babies whose mothers give them more control over their early attempts at eating solid food appear to do a better job of regulating their own weight

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Video: Drugs and Birth Defects

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Women may unknowingly take drugs that pose risks to fetuses.

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Fresh and Fruity for Your Baby

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Fresh, ripe fruit makes for yummy, healthy treats for your little one. Here are some mouthwatering ideas for fun and fruity foods for your baby, such as watermelon cubes, apple sticks and triple-fruit smoothies.

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RSV: Big Bad Baby Virus

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Colds, flu and chicken pox are a prevalent health problem in children and infants, but there is one respiratory virus that can be particularly serious for very young children: RSV. Find out more about...

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Toxoplasmosis Screening for All Pregnant Women and Newborns Recommended

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Physicians found that signs, symptoms and identifiable risk factors are absent in more than half of the mothers of infants with congenital toxoplasmosis in a national study of children with this disease....

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What Can Your Baby Do? Birth to 12 Months

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In preparation for your baby's next checkup, here are some questions to help you evaluate what your child is already doing, and what concerns or questions you want to discuss with your child's nurse or...

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