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Holiday Gift Guide: Pediatricians Share Top Picks for Kids Under 10

Holiday gift-giving season is here, and for many parents, grandparents, aunts, and uncles, it can be challenging to find gifts for the children in their lives. Too often, gift givers find themselves wading through a sea of toys at their local big box or online stores. For children under the age of 10, pediatricians believe […]

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10 Things Women Worry About When Breastfeeding

We know breastfeeding protects infant and maternal health, saves the economy money, and, once it’s going smoothly, can be simpler, easier and cheaper than having to prepare formula. But getting to a place where it feels “smooth and easier” can be tough. Although many women start off breastfeeding, many drop off from doing it after […]

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20 Things Pediatricians Want Parents To Know

According to moms.com, parents aren’t expected to have everything magically figured out by the time their child turns 5, but there are certain things that pediatricians want parents to know by the time their child starts kindergarten. Doctors are great resources, but moms, dads and other caregivers should be expected to take an active role in […]

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10 Best Airports for Breastfeeding Moms in the U.S.

As part of their continuing efforts to help transform the culture of breastfeeding, the lactation pod pioneers at Mamava released their list of the ten best airports for breastfeeding moms in the United States. The recent passage of the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 features provisions for the Friendly Airports for Mothers (FAM) Act, including a […]

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Important Safety Rules to Teach Children

Every parent is concerned about their children’s safety. At the same time, it is important for kids to socialize at a young age and be able to have a certain level of freedom to grow and develop independence. It’s all about finding a healthy balance, which can be tough. While ideal, constantly keeping your eyes […]

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Tips to Master Your Kids’ Morning Routines

Setting a clear, stable morning routine can help the whole family get on board and stay on track. Plus, as Dr. Fran Walfish, a family and relationship psychotherapist and the author of The Self-Aware Parent: Resolving Conflict and Building a Better Bond with Your Child notes, it’s good for your kids. “Having a clear structure […]

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5 Key Lifestyle Habits Parents Can Follow to Protect Their Kids From Obesity

When it comes to your child’s health, the age-old advice to lead by example still applies. A new study found children of mothers who follow a healthy lifestyle have a significantly lower risk of developing obesity than those whose mothers don’t. “Children look up to their parents. They follow their parents because their parents are […]

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Nutrition Labels for Older Adults

Good nutrition is important throughout life. It can help you feel your best and stay strong. It can help reduce the risk of some diseases that are common among older adults. And, if you already have certain health issues, good nutrition can help you manage the symptoms. Nutrition can sometimes seem complicated. But the good […]

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Breastfeeding in the Military

Robyn Roche-Paull, founder of the Breastfeeding in Combat Boots nonprofit organization, partnered with Mom2Mom to speak about breastfeeding in the military. Roche-Paull has received numerous awards for her book, Breastfeeding in Combat Boots: A Survival Guide to Breastfeeding Successfully While Serving in the Military. She holds Bachelor’s degrees in both Nursing and Maternal Child Health […]

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Family Meals Serve Up Better Behaved Kids

Children whose families regularly eat meals together tend to have better social skills and fitness levels, researchers report. Family meals yield multiple physical and mental health benefits, according to the long-term Canadian study. “The presence of parents during mealtimes likely provides young children with firsthand social interaction, discussions of social issues and day-to-day concerns,” explained […]

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