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Health & Wellness

Here you will find articles related to both health and wellness for your child.

Sunscreen 101- August 2012

Have fun in the sun without the burn.

Turning the World Pink- November 2011

A reflection on the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure: One mom's thoughts on the power of pink.

Children and the Flu- October 2011

It's that time of year when cold and the flu are going around. Getting immunized is the best way to prevent getting the flu.

Ear Infections- October 2011

Been there and done that right? Ear infections are easily the most common illnesses in babies and young children. But, that doesn't mean they should be taken lightly.

Co-Sleeping- September 2011

The "family bed" issue is one that has both proponents and opponents taking a side of the "bed." Here's some great advice and tips on how to sleep closer to your baby and transition them to their own bed.

Too Much Television and Computer Time?- August 2011

Sometimes electronic entertainment can be a nice diversion, but too much screen time can lead problems. So how much is too much?

Understanding and treating colic- June 2011

Think your baby might have colic? While there might not be a cure, there are some tried-and-true tricks that seem to help.

Vaccination Concerns- June 2011

Concerned about the safety of vaccines? You're not alone, however, most U.S. children do receive the recommended vaccinations.

Pets or No Pets?- June 2011

Are you worried about having a pet in the house with a newborn? Relax, it may be a good thing.

Food Allergies- June 2011

What you need to know about children and food allergies.

Pros & Cons Pacifiers- May 2011

Should you use them or not? Here are some helpful hints and tips that may help you decide.

Secondhand Smoke and the Flu- May 2011

Another reason not to smoke, secondhand smoke can increase length of hospital stay for children with the flu.