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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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Partnering With Your Child's Health Care Provider

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The birth of a child leads to many important decisions for parents, some of which begin in pregnancy: a baby's name, a health care provider for the mother, a delivery plan. One that will have long-lasting impact is your choice of a health care provider for your child. Once you've made that choice, the next crucial step is to establish a relationship with that provider, for in today's world both parents and providers play a role in keeping children healthy.

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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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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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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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Daycare Tots Under Age Two Most Apt to Catch Colds

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Toddlers and preschoolers are still strengthening their immune systems -- but daycare is the leading vector for the common cold. This article suggests precautions parents can take.

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