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Apple-Banana-Peach Baby Food

The potassium-rich banana provides a creamy base for myriad recipes, including this purée that Cooking Channel star Kelsey Nixon began whipping up for her son, Oliver (now 2 years old), when he started solids. For this recipe, Nixon says to “use a Honeycrisp or Red Delicious apple to add just the right amount of sweetness to this mash-up.”

Laundry Pods Are a Poison Risk for Babies

It may be time to do a clean sweep of your laundry detergent pods. A new study published in the journal of Pediatrics showed that between 2012 and 2013 over 17,000 children were reported to poison control centers due to ingesting or squirting the packets in their eyes—that amounts to one child per hour.

How Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis Chose Their Baby Name

Hollywood parents are known for their unusual, if not full-on wacky, baby name choices (Moxie Crimefighter or Pilot Inspektor, anyone?), but while Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis opted for a unique moniker for their baby girl, born Oct. 1, we have to say, it's a pretty cute one.

Alert! Huge Baby Wipes Recall

If you’ve recently purchased baby wipes, check the label, stat. Nutek Disposables, Inc. has released a nationwide voluntary product recall of baby wipes due to possible bacterial contamination. The brands affected include Cuties, Diapers.com, Femtex, Fred's, Kidgets, Members Mark, Simply Right, Sunny Smiles, Tender Touch and Well Beginnings. The wipes were sold at retailers including Diapers.com, Family Dollar, Fred's and Sam's Club.

What I Lost When I Became a SAHM

Recently an article was published on YourTango entitled Dear Stay At Home Moms, Shut The Eff Up! Well, guess what? I'm a stay-at-homer, and I CAN'T shut the eff up.

For the most part, I agree with the aforementioned article. All the moaning about school runs and sniping about swim lessons and how stressful it is getting the kids into decent schools also makes me want to run for the hills.

Sofa Sleeping Ups SIDS Risk for Babies

The most dangerous place for your baby to sleep is the sofa, according to a new study. Of over 9,000 sleep-related infant deaths between 2004 and 2012, nearly 13 percent occurred on a sofa—most in babies under three months old, according to new research published in Pediatrics.

Does Breastfeeding Really Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer?

Most women can rattle off a couple benefits of breastfeeding: Fewer colds and illnesses? Yep. A precious way to bond? Definitely.

But things get a little murkier when it comes to one, potentially life-saving reason to breastfeed: a reduced risk of breast cancer. While plenty of research has established a link, it’s surprisingly hard to get straight answers. We sorted through the studies to give you the scoop.

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