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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.

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.

More 'Extreme Preemies' Are Surviving
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More 'Extreme Preemies' Are Surviving

Babies born very early—between 22 and 24 weeks of pregnancy—are more likely to survive now than a decade or so ago, new research shows.

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.

Moms Missing Sleep
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Moms Missing Sleep

This will come as no surprise to mothers, but a new survey finds that women with children living at home are more likely to be sleep-deprived than women without children.

Moms Release More Feel-Good Chemicals When Watching Their Babies
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Moms Release More Feel-Good Chemicals When Watching Their Babies

The feel-good brain chemical dopamine appears to play a role in the development of a healthy bond between a mother and baby, a new study suggests.

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.

Brain Screening May Predict Autism in Infancy
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Brain Screening May Predict Autism in Infancy

In what they call a first, researchers say they can predict whether some infants under the age of 1 will actually develop autism in their second year.

Are Wearable Smartphone Baby Monitors Safe?
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Are Wearable Smartphone Baby Monitors Safe?

Parents should think twice before buying "smart" clothing with vital signs monitors to keep tabs on their baby's health, pediatricians recommend.

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.