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Health and Development


Health and Development

Germ Warfare

How to keep your baby healthy this winter. Plus, the expert advice on making it through the flu season.

Sweet Dreams

Tips for handling growth phases that affect your baby's sleep.

Your Baby's Sleep

How to encourage safe, happy slumber for all.

newborn screening

Simple tests that could save your baby's life

Child's Play

Babies naturally learn through happy exploration and gentle play.

The Lowdown on Lead

Protecting your child from lead poisoning begins when you're pregnant.

Prevention of a Premature Birth Starts Early

The birth rate for preemies is about 1 in 8 in the U.S. Here's what you can do to help improve your odds of delivering a full-term baby

To Bank Or Not To Bank

Understanding the facts about cord-blood collection will help you know if it's right for you.

Size Matters

What you need to know about your baby's birth weight.

What'’s Up, Baby Doc?

How to create a working relationship with your pediatrician.

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.
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