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Are Pacifiers, Sippy Cups, and Bottles Safe?

Little kids suck! I say this, not making a qualitative judgment on their character, but simply making an observation that their insatiable desire to explore the world through their mouth drives them t…

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Is a Solid Night of Baby Sleep an Issue of Nature or Nurture?

While we may get tired, we will likely never get tired of the conversation about babies and how they, or how they don't, sleep. Stumble into the child/parenting section of any book store and you will …

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Separate but Equally Delicious? Are Special Pregnancy Menus Necessary?

The stories are nearly as common as pregnancy itself. Ask any mother of a certain age (over 60) about what they craved and what they, in turn, ate when they were pregnant, and half the time you will g…

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Sling Shots: The Safety of Baby Wearing

There is a scene in the 2009 film Away We Go, an under-the-radar film about impending parenthood, involving the benevolent gift of a stroller presented to two sanctimonious parents, who would rath…

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Rage Against the Birthing Machine

Anyone who has had a child in the last quarter century likely has a strong opinion about the state of the modern birthing industry (full disclosure: as a man, I am unable to get pregnant and give birt…

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That should be Stop Yelling!

Ihave drastically cut back on sea food. Yesterday I wanted a tuna fish salad sandwich but it's over …