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The Tech Time Bomb: Will We Forget How to Talk and Listen? Feature
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The Tech Time Bomb: Will We Forget How to Talk and Listen?

Speech and hearing experts warn that our ever-increasing tech habits may affect children's speech and language development and could harm hearing.

Breastfeeding Tips for New Moms
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Breastfeeding Tips for New Moms

Learn 7 ways to improve your breastfeeding success, and 4 common breastfeeding challenges, including a low milk supply and sore nipples.

6 Ways to Protect Your Baby During Cold and Flu Season
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6 Ways to Protect Your Baby During Cold and Flu Season

There are steps you can take to help prevent the number of colds your baby will get. And, perhaps most important, there are steps you can take to ensure he never gets the flu.

Make Losing Weight a Family Affair
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Make Losing Weight a Family Affair

Is your family struggling with overweight or obesity?

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.

8 Easy Ways to Fight Childhood Obesity
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8 Easy Ways to Fight Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity often follows kids into adulthood, causing serious health threats later in life. Here are some easy ways to help your child maintain a healthy weight.

11 Tips to Get Over Working Mom Guilt
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11 Tips to Get Over Working Mom Guilt

Please stop beating yourself up about your work/life balance. It's not worth the negative energy.

Breastfeeding: 10 Questions to Ask
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Breastfeeding: 10 Questions to Ask

Questions to ask your health care provider when breastfeeding

Are You an Elephant Mom or a Tiger Mom?
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Are You an Elephant Mom or a Tiger Mom?

Step aside Tiger Mom. It's OK for parents to nurture, protect and encourage their children, especially when they're very young.

Cutting Back on School Recess Could Have Negative Effects
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Cutting Back on School Recess Could Have Negative Effects

Even though it has been found to have many social benefits, schools are still cutting back on recess time.

In New Hampshire, Even Mothers In Treatment For Opioids Struggle To Keep Children
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In New Hampshire, Even Mothers In Treatment For Opioids Struggle To Keep Children

Women in treatment for opioids have challenges keeping their children.

Insurer Slashes Breast Pump Payments, Stoking Fears Fewer Moms Will Breastfeed
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Insurer Slashes Breast Pump Payments, Stoking Fears Fewer Moms Will Breastfeed

Major insurer cuts payments for breast pumps, which may increase patient costs and drive some new moms from breastfeeding their infants.

New Moms Face Workplace Challenges—Even U.S. Senator Duckworth
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New Moms Face Workplace Challenges—Even U.S. Senator Duckworth

Many women with newborns face challenging workplace rules or physical problems – from limited leave policies or lack of lactation rooms – and the U.S. Congress has its own set of challenges for new moms who are Members of Congress or Congressional staff.

8 Easy Ways to Fight Childhood Obesity
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8 Easy Ways to Fight Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity often follows kids into adulthood, causing serious health threats later in life. Here are some easy ways to help your child maintain a healthy weight.

20 Things to Expect When You're Expecting to Be the Groom's Mother
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20 Things to Expect When You're Expecting to Be the Groom's Mother

What does the mother of the groom go through before, during and after the wedding? A roller coaster of emotions.

Busy Moms, These Self-Care Tips Are Just for You
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Busy Moms, These Self-Care Tips Are Just for You

These self-care strategies for busy moms require little-to-no time and do not cost a dime!

Yoga Can Soothe Anxious Grade Schoolers
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Yoga Can Soothe Anxious Grade Schoolers

Yoga at school might work wonders for the younger set, new research suggests.

Make Losing Weight a Family Affair
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Make Losing Weight a Family Affair

Is your family struggling with overweight or obesity?

Hitting the Booze: The Mommy Drinking Culture
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Hitting the Booze: The Mommy Drinking Culture

Moms are hitting the bottle with growing frequency, making it seem more normal. But is it? What are the dangers to moms and their children?

Reflecting on Motherhood & Crohn's: Year One
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Reflecting on Motherhood & Crohn's: Year One

Parenthood is daunting, no matter what, especially your first time around. Throw in an unpredictable, often debilitating condition and tackling the role is even more challenging.

Your Kids Think You're On Your Phone Too Much
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Your Kids Think You're On Your Phone Too Much

Many children feel there should be no technology at all in certain situations, such as mealtime and when they're trying to have a conversation with Mom or Dad.

Pointers for Easier Potty Training
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Pointers for Easier Potty Training

There's no magic age for potty training, but your toddler will need to be physically, emotionally and mentally ready. Here are some potty training tips.

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.

Don't Toss Over-the-Counter Medicine Boxes and Dosing Devices
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Don't Toss Over-the-Counter Medicine Boxes and Dosing Devices

Here's how to keep an organized medicine cabinet to help keep your family safe. Start by saving the over-the-counter medicine boxes and dosing devices.