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Banking on the Future

Science is finding more uses for newborn cord blood. Here's what you should know.

Healthy Baby

Does your baby have an ear infection?

What's Normal?

Does your baby seem behind in his developmental milestones? Relax. These markers are more arbitrary than you might think.

Coming To Their Senses

New research reveals what your baby sees, hears and feels.

An Unexpected Culprit

More than just a cold, respiratory syncytial virus can do permanent damage to your baby'’s lungs.

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

When not to rush your baby to the ER (and when you must).

Looking for Dr. Right

How to find the right pediatrician for you and your baby

Somebody's Listening

Even babies learn from what you do and say.

Chickenpox: To Vaccinate or Not?

Here'’s the information you need to make your decision.

Playtime With Your Baby

Fun games for you and your little one.

Fearless First Year

Having a new baby in the house often means experiencing anxieties about things you never even knew existed. From SIDS to solids, here is expert advice to put your worried mind at ease.

Infant sleep expert James McKenna

World-renowned sleep researcher James McKenna, Ph.D., is among those challenging the recent conclusion by the American Academy of Pediatrics’ (AAP) task force on sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) that sharing a bed with your infant is more dangerous than putting her in a crib.

Circumcision Controversy Continues

What you need to know about making the circumcision decision.

Ask Dr. Jay

Pediatrician Jay Gordon answers questions about your baby's health.
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