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Here’s the Strange Secret to Having a Smarter Baby

Maybe that morning sickness is actually a good thing ... It may not be the prettiest part of pregnancy, but all that rushing to the closest trash can to throw up, thanks to the good ol' morning sic…

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Positive Health Effects of Breastfeeding Last for Decades

One of the biggest debates when it comes to raising children is the one over breastfeeding. While the decision of how to feed a new baby is entirely up to the family, plenty of people on both sides of…

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10 Yoga Poses for New Moms & Dads

Caring for a baby or a toddler is rough on your body. These ten yoga poses can help you bounce back and help you keep up with your newest family member! Has holding your baby or chasing your t…

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Autism & Vaccines: What You Need to Know

How did the myth about vaccines and autism get started? The graphic below looks at the science. The vaccines and autism myth began with a 1998 study that should never have been published. The study -…

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3 Books for Babies that Build a Foundation for Learning

I am not a big fan of putting a lot of pressure on kids, but I do love books and activities that help kids learn as they play and explore. These books introduce little kids to big concepts early and b…

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New Study Links Pesticide Exposure to Autism

Scientists at the University of California (UC), Davis and UC Los Angeles published findings that further strengthen the link between pesticide exposure and autism.  According to the researchers, this…

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Neil deGrasse Tyson on How to Get Kids into Science

In this two minute video science superstar Neil deGrasse Tyson answers a question that he frequently gets from parents: "How can I get my child interested in science?" He doesn't recommend buyi…

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Good News: Infertility is Going Down Among U.S. Women

The National Survey on Family Growth (NSFG) collects all kinds of information on U.S. women, including what kind of birth control they use. It also asks women and men about their experiences with infe…

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How To: Upcycled Activity Box for Toddlers

This homemade toddler activity box took minutes to put together, was totally free, and entertains my son Darrol to no end! What is it about toddlers and the changing table? My baby boy refuses to sta…

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Pool Chemicals Send Thousands to ER

They're meant to enhance summer fun, but if you're not careful, they could result in a trip to the emergency room. As we close in on Memorial Day weekend, people are preparing swimming pools while the…

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