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Lemons suck; baby mash-up (video)

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A cute distraction when you feel the need to get away from political flame wars on Facebook. Here is a video compilation of babies sucking on lemons, each with a unique and surprising reaction. Kind of reminds us of trained monkeys. Have a look. It will brighten your day. http://youtu.be/CumIj-NH5RA

Letting babies cry during sleep training not harmful, says study

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A study published in today’s edition of the journal Pediatrics found that letting children cry for short periods of time during sleep training does not cause lasting psychological problems or damage the parent-child relationship. The study looked at the effects of two different sleep training methods: “controlled comforting”, in which the parents comfort the child […]

Parents give candy to 'sweeten up' relations with plane passengers

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  The parents of twin 14-week-old boys were as accommodating as they could be to fellow passengers on a recent flight. As anyone with a three-month-old baby knows, they can be unpredictable – and loud.  The parents preemptively gave the other passengers a goody bag filled with candy and a note explaining their situation and […]

Teen Mom returns for final season

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Original Teen Mom cast members wrap up their time with MTV with a season of dramatic eventsThe original Teen Mom cast returns June 12 for their final time with MTV viewers, and fans will be treated to one of the most dramatic seasons yet. While the original Teen Mom’s bad girl Amber Portwood has had […]

Deadly infant botulism: Why you never give honey to a baby

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While honey is a nutritional, beneficial part of an adult’s diet, it should never be given to children under 1 year of ageHoney, in its thick, sweet, golden splendor, can be a fantastic addition to most diet plans, offering aid to allergy sufferers and giving the body a daily dose of eye-healing rutin. For parents […]

'Teen Mom 2': Leah miscarries

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After a surprise pregnancy, Leah sadly discovers she’s lost the baby she conceived with fiancé Jeremy Calvert.Teen Mom Leah Messer has been in and out of the news for various reasons in her young life, but lately she’s been featured in the tabloids for getting pregnant so quickly after giving birth to her twin girls, […]

Teen Mom Leah Messer pregnant again

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Messer reported to be pregnant for second time, with quite a surprise for her fans.  From the onset of the second season of 16 and Pregnant, most of the controversial show’s loyal watchers knew that Leah Messer’s story would continue to be played out if a second season of Teen Mom were created. And it […]

Babies can judge who is reliable and who is not

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  A new study published in “Infant Behavior and Development” has found that babies just over a year old can perceive which adults are trustworthy enough to listen to. The study’s lead author, Diane Poulin-Dubois, a professor of psychology at the Centre for Research in Human Development at the University of Concordia, said “Even at a young […]

Parents starve baby, fear future obesity

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During hospital stay, doctors discover Wisconsin parents had starved their infant daughter.Appleton, Wis. parents Christopher and Mary Sultze found themselves charged with felony child neglect for allegedly intentionally keeping food from their infant daughter in an effort to keep her from becoming obese.   Each of the Sultzes was charged with one count of felony […]

Kissing your babies can give them cavities

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Bacteria tranferred from a parents mouth can cause tooth decay in babies and toddlersA dental insurance company is seeking to educate parents on how to prevent cavities in babies and children by educating them beyond the adages of brushing their teeth and limiting sweets. United Concordia Dental wants to celebrate October’s National Dental Hygiene Month […]

Newborn survival rate in U.S. ranks surprisingly low

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A 20 year analysis of newborn death rates around the world published in PLoS Medicine showed that the number of newborn deaths in the United States ranked 41 out of 45 among industrialized countries, equal with Qatar and Croatia. The World Health Organization and Save the Children conducted the study, which also showed that the number of infants who […]

Study shows rate of C-section births at an all-time high

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A recent study by Health Grades has shown that the rate of C-section births was at 34% in 2009, the highest it’s ever been. Researchers studied public health data from 2002 to 2009, a span during which C-section birth rate rose from 27% to 34%. Jacqueline Wolf, a researcher at Ohio University (who wasn’t involved in the study) said “Obviously, […]

Dusting: the best way to protect your children from toxic chemicals

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In order to protect children from toxic substances, researches urge parents to vacuum and mop regularly. Topping the list of the most preventative means was the regular dusting of the home. Professor Bruce Lanphear of Canada’s Simon Fraser University commented:  “House dust is a major source of children’s exposures to toxic substances including lead which, […]

When do babies sleep through the night?

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According to a new study coming out in Pediatrics, babies tend to sleep through the night or at least adapt to similar sleep schedules as their parents at around 3 months of age. Most 3 month olds, based on sleep journals kept by parents of newborns during a study in New Zealand, can sleep from […]

Katherine Heigl wants a baby

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But her husband, Josh Kelley (i.e. a very, very lucky man), doesn’t. And who can blame him? The pair were just married last December, and we wouldn’t be ready to share Katherine Heigl’s attention yet, either. So they have love, they have marriage. What’s next? Any thoughts of baby carriages? “I think he’d prefer to […]

Doctors pushing autism screenings for kids under 2

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As someone who was under the impression that a diagnosis of autism in a child could not be definitive until 4 years old, this is interesting news. The American Academy of Pediatrics today is urging parents to bring their kids in for at least 2 autism screenings before they are 2 years old. Certain warning […]