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How to Care for Your Newborn's Umbilical Cord Stump

Child and Family

It’s one thing that “freaks out” many new parents a little bit. What's the deal with the umbilical cord, anyway? 

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Spanking and Discipline

Child and Family

If spanking is in your arsenal for keeping little ones in line, it’s important to know what the experts have to say about the long-term effects of this kind of punishment.

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4 Things You Can Do About Your Baby's Diaper Rash

Child and Family

While they are rarely serious, diaper rashes can be stressful for you and painful to your baby. Here's what every parent needs to know.

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How to Help Your Child Maintain a Healthy Weight

Child and Family

We hear a lot of talk about kids being overweight. So what can parents do to ensure their kids fall in a healthy range?

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Food Allergies: Staying Safe at School

Child and Family

When your child has an allergy, every food they ingest can be cause for scrutiny. How can you be sure they're safe at school?

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What's in Your Child's Food?

Child and Family

Beyond the benefits of eating natural foods, there may be some real risks for your kids when it comes to foods containing additives. How you can avoid those harmful effects.

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Gassy Baby? Try This...

Child and Family

Bubbly tummies, burps and toots … do you have a gassy baby? What all parents need to know to spell relief for their infants.

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Stopping Shaken Baby Syndrome

Child and Family

A few seconds is all it takes. Stopping shaken baby syndrome is - quite literally - in your hands.

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The Importance of Play Time

Child and Family

Why a game of peek-a-boo or pat-a-cake can be powerful tools when it comes to building's your baby's brain.

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Raise a Confident, Independent Child

Child and Family

Teaching kids to tie their own shoelaces: Why it’s a lifelong lesson (for kids and parents).

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