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Is it safe to give my baby probiotics for colic?

Having a colicky, inconsolable baby can be one of the toughest parts of parenthood. Seeing your newborn cry and scream—without the slightest clue as to how you can help—is enough to make most moms and dads want to curl up and cry right along with the child. Making things worse, science isn’t really sure what…

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The Important Reason Doctors Contradict Each Other

Sometimes, listening to us doctors, you’d think that we have no idea what we are talking about. That’s certainly what anyone would think after reading Ava Nyer’s hilarious post in which she compiles all the sleep advice she read in books she bought to help her with her twins. Here are excerpts: “You shouldn’t sleep…

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Keeping Your Children Healthy and Safe on Vacation

When we think about planning a family vacation, we think about picking a place and deciding how to get there and packing clothes and toys. What we don’t think about, necessarily, is planning for our children’s health. The thing is, kids can get sick or hurt any old time, even on vacation. A little extra…

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Toilet Troubles

It seems like an unlikely trigger, but four years ago an automatic toilet turned Sarah Teres’s life upside down. At the time, her daughter, Molly, was maturing quickly: At 3 years old she was already walking, talking and fully potty trained. But the trip to a public restroom with a self-flushing toilet scared Molly right…

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