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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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Through the Looking Glass – First Days of Motherhood

Welcome to motherhood! Whether it’s your first experience as a mom or you’re starting over again with a new baby, there are a few things you should know in order to make early ... More

When Should Boys and Girls No Longer Share a Bedroom?

There is an informal debate over whether or not opposite-sexed siblings should be allowed to share a bedroom and, if so, for how long. There are as many opinions on this topic as t ... More

Dry and Secondary Drowning: What Parents Need to Know

[caption id="attachment_88550" align="aligncenter" width="657"] Image via Wikimedia Commons[/caption] A study of near-drowning cases suggests roughly 5% of children who have h ... More

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Dry and Secondary Drowning: What Parents Need to Know

  A study of near-drowning cases suggests roughly 5% of children who have had serious drowning scares go on to encounter secondary ...
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Baby Product Recalls – July 2014

  Baby Product Recalls – July 2014 We all know the importance of staying informed of product recalls to ensure the safety of our precious ...
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What to Include in Parenting Plans

With such high divorce and single parent rates, the term “parenting plan” is becoming commonplace. Technically a parenting plan is a ...
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CHD: The Most Common of Birth Defects

The heart is an amazing organ. Immediately after conception, the heart begins to develop. It starts out as just a simple tube, but over eight ...
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The Benefits of Being an Older (Over 40) Parent

Despite the stereotype that older parents (those who have their first child at age 40 or older) are frumpy sticks in the mud, many older parents ...
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3 Ways to Break the Communication Barrier with Your Infant

You’re likely going to notice big changes in the way your baby communicates as he or she reaches that two-month mark. As a newborn, your ...
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