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The Best Places to Get Kids’ Ears Pierced in DC

Questioning who to trust for your child’s ear piercing? Check out our round-up of places to go in the DMV.

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Got Toddler Behavior Issues? This Program Can Help

New research found a way to help behavioral issues in children as young as 12-months.

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This New App Is Like a Pediatrician in Your Pocket

Worried? You can chat with a board-certified doctor within 15 minutes thanks to this new app.

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Here’s Why Regular Bedtimes Are So Important, According to Science

It’s not just about enjoying that mom-time once the kiddos drift off to dreamland.

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The Smart Way to Keep Your Doctor Visits without Leaving Home

Stay-at-home orders may still be in effect, but your child’s health doesn’t know that. Learn everything you need to know about visiting your doctor from your living room!

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Parent to a Special Needs Child? Hear What This Doc Has to Say

We sat down with Raquel Nieves, MD, of Stanford Children’s Health and Bayside Medical Group to talk about special needs children in her practice, including those with Down syndrome.

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What Is the Right Age for Swimming Lessons?

Don’t forget these basic safety guidelines for when you and your children are playing in or near water.

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This Hospital Celebrates Reading with a Sweet NICU Book Event

Here’s why reading is important to newborns!

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American Airlines Will Now Carry Auvi-Q Epinephrine Auto-Injectors

American Airlines will make it easier for anyone with allergies to fly the friendly skies.

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New & Cool: mamaRoo sleep bassinet

4moms, the brand behind the popular mamaRoo, is set to introduce a new product into their line of innovative baby gear to help parents (and baby) score a few more moments of precious sleep.

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How to Create the Safest Sleep Environment for Your Baby

September is Baby Safety Month so now is the perfect time to check in on the environment you have created for your baby to ensure it meets all the safety standards.

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Are Restroom Hand Dryers Harmful to Kids Ears? An 8th Grader Has the Answer

This incredibly professional study has some interesting answers.

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Here’s What Early Physical Activity Can Do for Your Child, According to Science

There are even more reasons for your child to get active, starting today.

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The Surprising Thing That Happened When I Enforced Summer Screen Time Rules

The screen time recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics are pretty limiting, but this surprising suggestion worked to help reduce our iPad and television time, successfully.

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Debunking 4 Myths about Baby’s First Food

Turns out, the new American Academy of Pediatrics recommendation states that there is no scientific evidence to prove that foods need to be introduced in any particular order. The good news? You can now focus on variety and flavor from the start and help craft an adventurous eater in the process.

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Is Spray Sunscreen Safe For Kids? Experts Weigh In

Any sunscreen is better than none, but this is parents’ best option.

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Do You Have an Orchid or a Dandelion Kid? One Expert Weighs In

Raising kids is a little like nurturing your garden—and every flower is different.

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Has Screen Time Gone Up Among Babies? A New Study Says Its Doubled

Here’s how mobile devices have changed viewing habits for the youngest viewers.

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Are Your Kids Using Too Much Toothpaste? Probably, Study Finds

Is your child using the right amount of toothpaste to brush?

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Here’s How Much Screen Time Little Kids Are Really Getting, But Is It Too Much?

New research shows what too much screen time can do to young kids.

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The AAP Has a New Plan to Combat This Chronic Problem for School-Aged Kids

This school problem can become a health issue that doctors want to prevent.

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Nearly Half of Kids’ Fruit Juice Contains Lead, Arsenic & More: Report

A new report has found “concerning levels” of heavy metals in kids’ juice.

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Is Screen Time That Harmful to Kids? (Yet Another) Study Weighs In

A new study out of the United Kingdom offers a new angle on how screen time affects kids.

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Flu Shot or Nasal Spray: Which Flu Vaccine Is Better for Kids?

It might be easier to administer, but docs say the nasal spray shouldn’t be your first choice. Here’s why.

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If Your New Year’s Resolution Is to Lose Weight, Don’t Tell Your Kids

Here’s why you should keep that diet quiet around the kids.

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