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Why do my kids crave horrible food?

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Generations ago, advertisers used to market to adults. They tried to sell their products on positive messages about the benefits, helpfulness, goodness, or superiority to convince buyers to choose their products against the competition.

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Prevent sunburn: healthy skin begins in infancy

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Babies are little rays of sunshine in the lives of their parents, yet some parents are unaware of how actual sunshine is unhealthy for their little one. Sunny days, cloudy days, beach days, and city street days – all these situations demand appropriate sun protection for babies in their first 6 months of life.

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Is gluten-free healthy for my non-celiac child?

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The purpose of this post is to address the use of gluten-free diets in children without Celiac’s disease, an allergy to wheat, or gluten sensitivity. All of these diseases and disorders are determined through proper medical screening and testing. If parents think their child may have one of these issues, they should seek guidance from their health care provider.

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nathan dwyer

Good information

Excellent read, Positive site, where did u come up with the information on this posting? I have read a few of the articles on your... Read More
Saturday, 03 June 2017 07:57
Deanna Marie Mason

Thanks!

Hi Nathan! Thanks for your feedback and positive comments. With more than 20 years of experience in paediatric health and nearly ... Read More
Monday, 05 June 2017 12:16
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Can being a preterm infant affect school performance?

Can being a preterm infant affect school performance?

Late preterm infants (born between 34-37 weeks gestation) are frequently overlooked for developmental delays. These babies, even though they are born only a few weeks early, may have more problems with reading and math in the preschool years (age 3-5) than babies whare born at term (38-40 weeks).

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Are you sure your baby is safe while sleeping?

Are you sure your baby is safe while sleeping?

Watching infants sleep is one of the most beautiful sights parents have of their children. The unique positions they take while sleeping, the tranquil expressions of their faces, and the peaceful rhythm of their breathing makes sleeping babies appear like angels in our midst.

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