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How to Tame Your Child’s Sleep Monster

“Physically, kids who do not get enough sleep are at risk for diabetes, high blood pressure, smaller stature, weakened immune system, and obesity.”

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These Are the Questions to Ask Your Pediatrician on Your Newborn’s First Visit

Not sure what to ask the doctor at your newborn’s first visit? With this list, now you do!

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32 of the Healthiest Things You Can Buy at Trader Joe’s

Trader Joe’s makes it a breeze to keep your New Year’s Resolutions.

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Is Halloween Cancelled?

“The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many families to rethink their spooky celebrations. Britannica for Parents offers recommendations from experts for a safe and fun Halloween.”

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New Study Shows Teen Sleep Patterns Have This Surprising Affect on Health

Asthma is strongly linked to a body’s internal clock.

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Celeb Moms Who Had Difficult Pregnancies

Jessica Simpson, Kelly Clarkson, Kate Hudson, what do these celebs have in common aside from their million dollar bank accounts, golden voices and stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame? All three celebrity moms had difficult pregnancies, like millions of…

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Don’t Ignore These Signs of Postpartum Depression

Women should never feel ashamed about seeking treatment for postpartum depression. It’s time to break down the stigma. By taking care of their own needs, new moms will not only feel better, but they’ll be able to better enjoy their baby’s first years.

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The Important Reason Why Kids Need Trees & Green Spaces, According to Science

Outdoor play is so much more than just fun and fresh air.

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This Is the Key to Preventing Pre- & Post-Natal Depression, Task Force Finds

Big changes are coming in how new moms will be treated.

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How Much Exercise Should Your Kids Get? Doctors Offer New Guidelines

From sitting in a classroom all day to screen time after school, kids might not be spending as much time moving as they should.

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My Son Was Born 10 Weeks Early & I’m Telling Every Parent What I Learned

“Every day can be a challenge, so it is necessary to have a ‘clear head’ throughout the process.”

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All Those Extra Cups of Coffee Could Help You Live Longer, Study Shows

Here’s another reason to have that second cup of java in the morning.

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My Gestational Diabetes Ignorance

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I’m one of those people who associate diabetes with being unhealthy, so never did I imagine that I, a vegetarian and a runner, could be diagnosed with gestational diabetes. My ignorance got the…

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8 Simplest Strategies to Prevent Breast Cancer

Being a mom life is not easy. Motherhood has twenty-four hours a day, seven days in a week responsibilities. These constant responsibilities put a pressure on our mental and physical health. As mothers, we tend to neglect our health unconsciously.…

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Losing A Child To SIDS: My Brother’s Story

On December 31, 2006 I became an Auntie; I was ELATED. Three short months later, in a fashion I would never have imagined in a million years, my family and I would be encircling a bassinet in a cemetery. I had no…

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A Parent’s Guide to Treating Your Baby’s GERD

Many people think that gastroesophageal reflux (GERD) is a problem for adult, especially older adults. But reflux is actually a very common problem for infants too – and it can be a very distressing one for parents and babies both. …

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