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Your baby's first year is a whirlwind of changes and challenges. As the months pass, you might wonder what is in store and how you can support your child's development. If you have questions on the topics of feeding, sleeping, or safety - among other things – you can find your answers, and more, below.
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Swaddling: The Baby Sleep Secret

Swaddling: Done too loosely, it won’t be calming. Done too tightly, it could interfere mobility and development. Learn the key to correct swaddling here! ... More

What Exactly is SIDS?

According to the CDC, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or SIDS is defined as the sudden and mysterious death of a baby younger than one year. SIDS affects thousands of families in the ... More

Different Ways to Communicate with Your 6- to 12-Month-Old

In this world of ever-increasing distractions, it’s becoming more and more important to engage our children and focus on meaningful communication. The American Speech-Language-He ... More

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Baby Product Recalls – August 2014

  Baby Product Recalls – August 2014 We all know the importance of staying informed of product recalls to ensure the safety of our precious ...
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So, Your Child Needs Surgery?

The scariest words a parent can hear are, “We think surgery is the best option.” We have heard those words three times: once to ...
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When Will I Get My Period Post-Childbirth?

Just as pregnancy and delivery are different for every woman, so too are postpartum changes and experiences. Hormone levels are all over the map ...
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4 Ways to Help Your Congested Newborn

  The congestion probably isn’t a sign of some insidious disease lurking in your baby’s airways, but you still want him to be ...
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How to Be a Mom and Still Feel Sexy

It's hard to feel sexy after having a baby. You're tired, sore, and most likely leaking fluids for many hours out of the day. I remember that ...
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Seafood Safety When Feeding Your Baby

As evidenced by multiple blog posts on this site, trying to figure out when to make the move to start with solid foods is totally a personal ...
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