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6 Pointers to Make Sleep Safe for Babies

by Einav Keet  Keep your baby safe in the bedroom with these guidelines for buying a crib, and learning what to put in it and how to position your baby for sleep. Read More

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Topic: Pregnancy and Parenting

The Red Flag of Autism

Brie Latini shares the emotional truth behind her son's Autism diagnosis. While it's not what she wanted for him, she keeps strong and keeps on swimming to keep her and her family afloat.

Topic: Pregnancy and Parenting

3 New-Mom Stress Busters

So many things cause stress in women’s lives. For Chrissy Kissinger, those triggers include a full-time career, graduate school and adventures in being a new mom. She shares 3 ways that new moms can deal with stress in a healthy way.

Topic: Pregnancy and Parenting, Fitness & Nutrition

15 Healthy Snack Ideas for Kids

If your kids are anything like mine, “snacks” are their favorite meals of the day. Fill your pantry and 'frig with these fun and healthy snacks, and they'll forget the chips and cookies!

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Prom Primer for Moms

Prom Primer for Moms

As a parent, you have plenty to worry about. And then comes prom - that wonderfully frightening night known for formal wear, flowers and risky behaviors. Find out what you can do to help your teen have fun AND be responsible.

Topic: Pregnancy and Parenting

4 Tips for Managing Your Child's Cold Symptoms

4 Tips for Managing Your Child’s Cold Symptoms

As a mom, your heart hurts for your child when she’s sick. Before you reach for the over-the-counter (OTC) cough medicine to make her feel better, consider this: OTC cough and cold medicines haven’t been proven effective for children.

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The Non-Invasive Test Changing the Face of Prenatal Diagnosis

The Non-Invasive Test Changing the Face of Prenatal Diagnosis

Now, there's a far less invasive way to screen for Down syndrome and other chromosomal abnormalities. If you are pregnant or thinking about becoming pregnant, find out the eligibility criteria and benefits to you and your baby.

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