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Are some germs good for your baby?

According to Dr. Dina Kulik, a pediatrician and emergency medicine doctor who works at Kindercare Paediatrics and SickKids hospital in Toronto, babies can benefit from germs.

How to prevent hip dysplasia

Breech babies, children with a family history of hip problems, and first-born girls (oddly enough) are more at risk of hip dysplasia than other kids.

Nursery Water: Making Life Easier For New Parents

Every parent of small children has the same answer when asked how things are going—“Busy.” It’s the inevitable default of moms and dads who are stretched thin between parenting, working, making meals, paying bills, household stuff (like seriously, how does anyone have time to fold laundry?), maintaining...

What you can and can’t do while pregnant

The laundry list of pregnancy no-nos can be confusing. We asked a family physician to sift through the myths and realities when it comes to normal daily aspects of life.

Everything You Need To Know About Hand Foot And Mouth Disease

Caused by the coxsackie virus, hand, foot and mouth disease can affect kids at any age (and can even affect adults), though it’s most often found in the younger set.

7 tips to make it through your baby’s first cold

Treating a baby’s first cold can be stressful. Here's how to identify it and ways to help bring relief.

6 ways an air purifier can help you live your best life

You probably know the basics about what an air purifier can do, but here are some things you maybe haven’t considered. It might just improve quality of life for you and your family.

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We asked the experts: 10 breastfeeding tips for new moms (and their partners!)

It’s probably not that surprising to you that many women have trouble breastfeeding—this is a pretty common experience for new moms—but what if we told you that 80 percent of women meet with some degree of challenge when they first start nursing?

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4 ways to help kids (and you) cope with needles

It’s always tough to see your little ones get shots at the doctor’s office, but we’ve got tips for helping with the discomfort.

Here’s everything you need to know about strawberry hemangiomas

Parents may worry when they notice a raised, red birthmark on their new babe. The good news is, the spot, called a strawberry hemangiomas or strawberry mark, is unlikely to cause health issues.

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