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Most Women Don’t Know How to Get Pregnant, Study Finds

Think you know how to make a baby? Think again. Some surprising new research shows that most women don't really know the first thing about how it's done. Ask any woman who has ever tried to conceive a…

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10 Things Your New Baby Does Not Need

While those adorably perfect bundles of joy certainly require their fair share of purchases, some gifts are better left on the shelf. Here are the top 10 worst-offender baby gifts most likely to be ba…

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How to Tell If Your Cold or Flu is Serious

The flu virus is now widespread across much of the United States. Nearly 3% of the population is currently sick with the flu, emergency rooms are overloaded and some areas are even experiencing vaccin…

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How to Make 2014 the Year of Chemical Safety

At Healthy Child Healthy World, we often find ourselves asking how the world became filled with so many unchecked chemical dangers—and ones that are particularly unsafe for children. One key reason is…

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‘You Are What Your Father Eats,’ According to New Study

A study from McGill University has discovered that a father's diet prior to conception is just as important as the mother's when it comes to influencing their child's health. The study examines vitami…

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Babies Laughing Hysterically… At Cats! (Video)

Cats must tell awesome jokes. Watch these babies lose it once they catch sight of their apparently hilarious feline pets. Related Dachshund Brightens Baby's Bath Time (Video) 8 Health Benefits …

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22 Fire Safety Tips for Christmas

Nobody wants a house fire for Christmas, but it's so easy to let the spirit of the season distract us from common sense fire safety practices. Now is the time to brush up on the little things that can…

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Exercising While Pregnant Could Boost Your Baby’s Brain

It's no newsflash that staying active and healthy while pregnant is the best thing for both mama and baby. But did you know that exercising while pregnant might actually boost your baby's brain? Th…

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Flame Retardants in Your Baby’s Crib Mattress? Here’s How to Avoid It

When my oldest son was born I remember the excitement surrounding furnishing and decorating his nursery. We went to a local baby furniture shop in Boston to search for the perfect crib and mattress. T…

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Is Co-Sleeping Dangerous?

Here in the U.S. new parents are warned off of co-sleeping - sharing a family bed with our newborn babies - but is it as dangerous as we're led to believe? Being a new parent is rough. Newborns tend …

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