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3 Immunizations Essential for Your Newborn's Health

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Pediatrician Dr. Emily Bendlin talks about 3 optional medications offered to each newborn: Vitamin K injection, Hepatitis B vaccine and Erythromycin eye drops and the protection they provide your baby.(VIDEO)

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Is it Strep Throat?

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Strep throat is a contagious disease caused by infection with streptococcal bacteria. How do you know if what your child is suffering from strep or just a run-of-the-mill virus?

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Breastfeeding Boutique Helps Breastfeeding Moms Connect

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The Breastfeeding Boutique at Methodist Women's Hospital helps provide growing families with the breastfeeding supplies they need to care for their new infants - no matter where they deliver.

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4 Tips for Returning to Work after Maternity Leave

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Having just returned back to work after maternity leave, Dr. Emily Bendlin knows the mix of emotions that come with having to leave your baby. Because it can be such an emotional and difficult transition, she has a few tips to help get you through.

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Good Nutrition Vital for Baby's First 1,000 Days

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From conception to age 3, the first 1,000 days, is a critical time for brain development. And, nutrition - whether too little or too much - is key to healthy development. What does your baby need?

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The ABCs of Safe Sleep

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There are simple steps parents, grandparents and caregivers can take to keep babies healthy and safe. It’s all about following the ABCs of safe sleep.

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Blech! Earwax!

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Ok, yeah. It looks gross. But there’s actually a reason our ears have all that wax. Read the answers to parents' 4 most-asked questions about earwax. 

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Myth-Busting Ear Infections

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Given that my son has yet another ear infection, and that this month is Pediatric ENT Month, it seems fitting to talk facts and myths about ear infections. 

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A Focus on Staying Alcohol-Free

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The moment your child may be confronted with a decision about alcohol is younger than you think. The key to preventing underage drinking is education.

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Making Handwashing a Habit

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As winter viruses are spreading like wildfire – how can we help our kids keep their hands clean?

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