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As a obstetrician, one of the most common questions I hear from my patients is: What are some natural ways to deal with an upset stomach, heartburn or acid reflux? And what I always tell them we need to...
{"autoplay":true} How does breastfeeding help me? No food is more perfect for babies than breast milk. Breast milk contains all the nutrients that a newborn needs -- to date some 100 "ingredients" have been identified in breast milk that cannot be...
A few hundred years ago, doctors believed baby teeth could be deadly. In one year alone in 19th-century England, more than 5,000 babies supposedly died of teething. Today, we know that teething isn't really dangerous. New teeth can make...
If you're feeling anxious about how to change a diaper, don't worry: You'll get plenty of practice. The average child goes through about 7,000 diapers before becoming toilet trained. After a couple of years, you'll be a diaper virtuoso. For...
{"autoplay":true} Why does my child need a car safety seat? Motor vehicle accidents are the No. 1 killer of children in the United States. You can reduce the risk by 70 percent simply by choosing a car seat and properly installing...
These days, many women have to work outside of the home just to make ends meet. However, between working plus taking caring of the kids, the house, and cooking meals, some women practically go crazy trying to juggle everything. Fortunately,...
New regulations aimed at curbing the amount of Cesarean sections preformed in Brazil took effect Monday, with the country’s health officials hoping that sharing more information with expectant mothers will help sway the statistics. About 84 percent of Brazilian mothers...
Daycare drop of time can be emotional time for parents as well as children. But there are things you can do to help make the experience easier. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers these suggestions: For infants, remember that what...
When women find out they are pregnant, they immediately rush out to buy books that talk about pregnancy, and the best things women can do for the health of their baby both before and after the pregnancy. The first...
https://youtu.be/PpUpaRyqYSI Reducing stress is important for preventing problems during your pregnancy and for reducing your risk for health problems that may affect your developing child. Identify the source of your stress and take steps to remove it or lessen it....
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