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7 Dangers to Baby in Your Home Feature
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7 Dangers to Baby in Your Home

Some everyday things in your home may present dangers to your baby or small child—from dishwasher and range to windows and stairs.

6 Secrets for Successfully Clipping Your Baby's Nails
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6 Secrets for Successfully Clipping Your Baby's Nails

Even though your baby's nails are softer and more pliable than yours, they still can cause scratches and need trimming regularly. Here are some tips.

Don't Name Your Baby That (and Other Things You Shouldn't Say)
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Don't Name Your Baby That (and Other Things You Shouldn't Say)

When someone tells you the baby names they're considering, don't react with horror or advice. Just keep smiling.

Even Partial Breastfeeding for First Few Months Lowers SIDS Risk
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Even Partial Breastfeeding for First Few Months Lowers SIDS Risk

New research confirms that breastfeeding for two to four months of a newborn's life can significantly reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).

How to Design a Non-Toxic Nursery
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How to Design a Non-Toxic Nursery

After spending nine months making sure everything you eat is good for your growing baby, you'll want to create a nursery that's soothing and safe.

Medical Costs Soar for U.S. Babies Born Addicted to Opioids
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Medical Costs Soar for U.S. Babies Born Addicted to Opioids

The number of U.S. newborns hospitalized for opiate withdrawal has spiked sharply in recent years.

Just Gaze Into Your Baby's Eyes
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Just Gaze Into Your Baby's Eyes

Eye contact between parents and their infants has many benefits. A new study shows it actually helps synchronize their brain waves.

Ob/Gyns Warn Against 'Vaginal Seeding' Trend for Newborns
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Ob/Gyns Warn Against 'Vaginal Seeding' Trend for Newborns

The U.S.'s leading group of obstetricians and gynecologists is warning against a new trend where babies born by C-section are "seeded" via cotton swabs with vaginal microbes from the mother.

Serious Reactions to Vaccines Rarely Recur
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Serious Reactions to Vaccines Rarely Recur

When a child has a serious reaction to a vaccine, the chances of it happening again are slim, a new analysis suggests.

Newborns May Get Legionnaire’s Disease From Home Water Birth
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Newborns May Get Legionnaire’s Disease From Home Water Birth

Two cases in Arizona and one in Texas highlight a little-known danger of "water births" at home.

Breastfeeding Problems and How to Solve Them
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Breastfeeding Problems and How to Solve Them

Not all moms and babies get the hang of breastfeeding right away. Here are some potential breastfeeding problems you may encounter and some solutions.

Higher Cigarette Taxes May Mean Fewer Infant Deaths
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Higher Cigarette Taxes May Mean Fewer Infant Deaths

A new European study finds that when the price of cigarettes rises, infant deaths decline.

Can Fetal Alcohol Damage Be Undone?
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Can Fetal Alcohol Damage Be Undone?

Animal research may have yielded a potential treatment for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder in children.

Hospital 'Baby Boxes' May Help Prevent SIDS
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Hospital 'Baby Boxes' May Help Prevent SIDS

Child care experts say it's dangerous for infants to sleep in the same bed with their parents.

New Eye Problems Discovered in Babies Struck by Zika
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New Eye Problems Discovered in Babies Struck by Zika

Three new eye problems—retinal lesions, bleeding in the retina and abnormal blood vessel development in the retina—in babies born with a Zika-related birth defect have been identified by researchers.