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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.

Paving the Way for Puberty: A Guide for Parents of Teenage Girls
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Paving the Way for Puberty: A Guide for Parents of Teenage Girls

Here's a guide to what's going on behind the makeup, eye rolls, and tears so you know how to help your teen through the process as best you can.

Can Men Get Postpartum Depression, Too?
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Can Men Get Postpartum Depression, Too?

Many women experience postpartum depression after giving birth. Now there's evidence that bringing a baby into the family can also cause men to experience postpartum depression. 


RSV: It Can Happen to You
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RSV: It Can Happen to You

Respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, affects most kids under age 2 and may be no more serious than a cold. But for some babies, especially premature ones, it can be deadly.

When Does Your Child's Headache Call for a Doctor Visit?
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When Does Your Child's Headache Call for a Doctor Visit?

Headaches are common in children and teens, but many parents aren't sure when to seek professional help for their child, a new survey finds.

Your Daughter's First Period: How You Can Help
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Your Daughter's First Period: How You Can Help

It's an important time in every girls' life. How you can help her through it.

Self-Care Isn't Selfish—Or Why I Love Pilates
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Self-Care Isn't Selfish—Or Why I Love Pilates

Working moms need to take time for self-care. Whether jogging, reading or just sleeping, be sure to make time for your own mental health and physical health.

Parent Alert! Your Kid May Be Vaping More Than Tobacco
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Parent Alert! Your Kid May Be Vaping More Than Tobacco

Parents need to be concerned about what kids are using in vaping devices (also known as e-cigarettes) since they can contain marijuana and not just nicotine and flavorings.

Opioids Given Too Easily to Children
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Opioids Given Too Easily to Children

Many children are prescribed powerful opioid painkillers they don't really need, putting them and those around them at risk, a new study shows.

How to Protect Yourself From Rotavirus
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How to Protect Yourself From Rotavirus

How not to get this horrible stomach bug when your kids have it.

Female Veterans Who Inspire Us
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Female Veterans Who Inspire Us

HealthyWomen thanks female veterans who have served our country. We share a short list of veterans who inspire us on Instagram.

Food Additives a Toxic Mix for Kids
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Food Additives a Toxic Mix for Kids

Chemicals used to preserve, package and enhance food can harm children's health, a leading pediatricians' group says.

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.

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.