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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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Bumbo Fail

Years ago, when my child was an infant and barely capable of rolling over, a friend brought over a brightly colored object that kind of looked like a toilet aid. It was a “Bumbo,” as this friend excla…

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Antioxidants: Plant vs. Animal Foods

In the beginning, blueberries were the best. Then walnuts took the title, then wild blueberries took it back. Then small red beans were considered the #1 most antioxidant-packed food (that is, until h…

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Homeopathic Care for Newborns

by Piper Martin BEd, DS Hom.Med, Contributor to Homeopathy on Allthingshealing.com I support and care for pregnant women and often attend their births so I am able to know these little people from…

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Frostbite and Hypothermia: What You Need to Know

Brrr.... with much of the nation caught in winter’s icy cold grip, this is a good time to remember that exposure to very cold temperatures can cause serious -- even life-threatening -- health cons…

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6 Priceless Gifts for New Moms

How fun it is to open gifts at a shower for your coming baby. Those goodies are guaranteed to elicit a parade of ooh's and aww's. Little sweaters and hats, adorable cuddly toys - they were made to s…

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FDA Recommendation: No Cold Medicine for Infants or Toddlers

In October 2007, the FDA recommended that no over-the-counter pediatric cough and cold medicines be administered to children under age 2 due to the risk of serious and life-threatening side effects in…

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