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Health and Development


Health and Development

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 with Cord Blood

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
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