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Health and Development


Health and Development

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.

Love Your Baby Doc

5 secrets to finding an A+ pediatrician.

Best TV Shows and DVDs

Check out our list.


Surmountable hurdles

Raise A Healthy Eater

Want your baby to grow up eating more than mac 'n' cheese? Vary your diet while you're still pregnant.

Stay Smoke-Free Forever for Your Daughter's Sake

Protect your baby girl's fertility by not smoking.

Can Babies Have Allergies?

A baby's exposure to allergens may lead to asthma and allergies later on.

Jeepers Creepers

Facts about your baby's vision.

1 to 3 Months

Her eyes start to focus:Provide the right stimulation.

4 to 8 Months

Your baby's muscles develop: Help him roll over and sit up.

The Truth About Teething

What to expect as your baby's chompers begin to sprout, plus some of our favorite sore-gum soothers.
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