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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.

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.

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.

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

Questions to ask your health care provider when breastfeeding

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.

When Should You Rush Your Toddler to the ER?
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When Should You Rush Your Toddler to the ER?

Many American parents aren't sure when to rush their child to the emergency room, a new survey finds.

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.

How Are Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Affecting Children?
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How Are Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Affecting Children?

Children may have a more difficult time coping with the devastating hurricanes that have recently hit the United States, an expert says.

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.

Dads Enjoy More Leisure Time Than Moms
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Dads Enjoy More Leisure Time Than Moms

Here's news that may be familiar to many American women—young Dads are not taking on their fair share of housework and child care, especially on weekends.

Even Teens Need to Watch High Blood Pressure
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Even Teens Need to Watch High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure can lead to organ damage—and the risk isn't limited to adults, new research suggests.

America's New Dads Are Older Than Ever
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America's New Dads Are Older Than Ever

New dads may sport a few more gray hairs than in years past, a U.S. study finds.

Cookies, Apples or Yogurt? Not Always a Simple Choice for Kids
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Cookies, Apples or Yogurt? Not Always a Simple Choice for Kids

Kids are driven mostly by food preferences—not healthy eating—in choosing their snacks. But some can be swayed by food brands and their own allowance, according to new research.

Girls' Sports-Related Concussions May Last Twice as Long
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Girls' Sports-Related Concussions May Last Twice as Long

Sports concussion symptoms linger twice as long in teen girls as in boys, a new study finds.

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.

Many Parents Underestimate Teens' Sleep Needs
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Many Parents Underestimate Teens' Sleep Needs

Only about half of U.S. parents are in favor of later start times for high school students—possibly because they underestimate teenagers' sleep needs, researchers are reporting.

Kids Who Skip Breakfast Miss Out on Vital Nutrients
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Kids Who Skip Breakfast Miss Out on Vital Nutrients

Kids who skip breakfast may not get recommended amounts of nutrients such as calcium and iron, British researchers suggest.

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.