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Skip the bells and whistles; traditional toys are best for babies!

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A common question among parents is what toys are best for baby. Parents want to protect, care for, and give happiness to their children. The best way to do this is to follow the natural development of the child. By focusing on the tasks that each child must develop to move to the next stage, parents can protect the natural evolution of their baby, care for their unique process of development, and give them toys that support that natural development without creating frustration because it is too advanced or interfering with the process.

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Does swaddling increase the risk of SIDS in infants?

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News reports have been citing a new study* about the increased risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) in infants when swaddled. SIDS is a sudden, unexplained death of an infant less than 12 months old and usually occurs during sleep.

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Are nutritional supplements safe for kids?

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Sales of nutritional supplements continue to rise and many families include nutritional supplements in their dietary routines. However, there is a lack of research regarding the recommended dosages, the recommended needs, and toxicity levels of nutritional supplementation for children. Therefore, are nutritional supplements safe for kids?

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Vaccines are safe and the MMR vaccine is not related to autism

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ALL rigorous scientific studies confirm (and reconfirm) that vaccines are safe and effective, and that the MMR vaccine is not related to autism. For the safety of everyone, it is important to vaccinate unless medically contraindicated.

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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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