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Newborn Crutches and Why They Fail

Written by Nancy Hamm cancs, caisc June 2017 The common mantra is “I will do anything to get my child to sleep.”  The bigger question is, so how is that working for you? Sleep deprived parents will try any method … Continue reading

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Calculate your due date

This article was written by Rebecca Dekker, PhD, RN, APRN Published April 15, 2015, © Evidence Based Birth®, All Rights Reserved. What is an estimated due date, and how is it determined? What are the risks of going past your due … Continue reading

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Full term risks

For many years, a baby was defined as being born at “term” if it was born between 37 weeks 0 days and 41 weeks 6 days. Anything before that 5-week period was considered “preterm,” and anything after those five weeks … Continue reading

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Sleeping through the night

This is written from a baby’s point of view:  This appeared on Facebook – no author (edited) Dear Fellow Babies, OK, here’s my situation. My Mommy has had me for almost 3 months. The first couple months were great — … Continue reading

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Wake to Sleep

  WAKE TO SLEEP   Many times you will run across a situation where a baby will not sleep for an entire nap but will wake up at the 30 – 45 minute mark or perhaps you have a baby … Continue reading

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The Lie of the Estimated Due Date

By Misha Safranski We have it ingrained in our heads throughout our entire adult lives-pregnancy is 40 weeks. The “due date” we are given at that first prenatal visit is based upon that 40 weeks, and we look forward to … Continue reading

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Nursery Necessities

**Single Baby** Because many first-time parents feel overwhelmed by trying to ensure that they have all of the necessary items for their new baby, we have made a list of things you will need and want. *Items marked with an … Continue reading

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GMO in Baby Formulas

3 Companies Using GMOs in Baby Formula   It seems with the many reports of birth defects, organ failure, cancer, and other unsavory health conditions associated with GMO consumption, we should limit the use of GMO in baby products. After all, babies are very … Continue reading

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Rock and Play Dangers

Dear Fisher-Price® Your company has a long-standing history of providing quality items for children. Stacking rings, creative shape sorters, and play telephones are just a few Fisher-Price® items that have created millions of happy childhood memories. In turn, parents all … Continue reading

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Early babies may face school woes

by Lindsey Tanner, AP Medical Writer Azfamily.com Posted on July 2, 2012 at 9:24 AM CHICAGO (AP) — Even for infants born full-term, a little more time in the womb may matter. The extra time results in more brain development, … Continue reading

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