Toddler Behavior

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Feel like your little one has been suffering from a severe case of terrible two syndrome? It’s certainly not uncommon; upwards of 75% of toddlers can behaviorally unravel…

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Bottle for breastfeeding mamas

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The Medela Calma helps baby transition from breast to bottle (and back again) with a flow-control valve that lets baby drink, pause and breathe at his own pace. The vented nipple helps prevent him from swallowing air. $18,

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Incognito nursing cover

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Cute scarf, huh? Well, the Pirose Motherhood is actually a nursing cover that lets you discreetly feed baby in public, but then can be twisted up to wear as a scarf or shawl. With an array of chic patterns, you’ll want to wear this even after you’ve weaned baby. $40

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Toddler Growth

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Worried about what to expect from your baby as she nears that monumental first birthday? You’re not alone. Baby development and growth after a first birthday can often feel like…

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Peas Baby Food Recipes and Peas for Baby Food, Learn about Introducing Peas to Baby

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The nutritional value of peas is amazing when you think of the small size of a cup of peas. Did you know that one cup of peas contains more protein that a tablespoon of peanut butter and also provides Calcium, Vitamin A and C and Iron too.

These wonderful little vegetables are a great first “green” food for baby as they are nutritious, and mostly pleasant to eat. When making homemade peas for baby, you may find it tough getting the “skins” to puree smoothly. If this is the case and your baby is not used to textures yet, you might wish to run them through a strainer or sieve.

 

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Some Teething Remedies Can Make Babies Sick

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When the tears flow and wailing begins, a mother will do just about anything to make her baby’s teething pain go away. But according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, she shouldn’t head to the drugstore. The FDA warned parents in a recent Consumer Update that mouth-numbing gels and liquids don’t belong on babies’ gums.

FDA warning

The FDA has previously warned parents not to use over-the-counter mouth-numbingbenzocaine products, but the new warning adds prescription drugs, such aslidocaine viscous, to the list of medications that should not be used on children younger than 2, unless directed by a medical professional. Babies who are given too much lidocaine viscous may suffer the following overdose symptoms, according to the Institute for Safe Medication Practices:

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Immunization Schedule Update: Top 5 Things You Need to Know

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Given the current measles outbreak, vaccines are in the news a lot right now. And there’s plenty of debate over getting vaccinated; who needs to, when, and why?

We want to help you make the best decisions for your family. So with the help of Rebecca Madan, M.D., a Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist at The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore in the Bronx, N.Y., we’ve put together a vaccine cheat sheet of sorts. Here are the top 5 things you need to know about your child’s immunization schedule:

1. The schedule is updated.

Each year the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in cooperation with the American Academy of Pediatrics, updates their schedule of recommended vaccinations, both for children birth through 6 years of age and for kids ages 7-18 years old...

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