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How To Help Your Overweight Child

How To Help Your Overweight Child

It’s becoming more common, although many parents fear the diagnosis. Children are becoming overweight in startling numbers. There are many factors helping to cause the growing problem, but it is up to parents to help their child learn to live ... - test

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Making Injections Easier on Baby and Parents

Making Injections Easier on Baby and Parents

When you hold your tiny baby, there is nothing more terrifying for a parent than thinking of the many inoculations, or injections, that your little one will have by her first birthday. The number of vaccines has jumped substantially in ... - test

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Family Exercise

Family Exercise

Medical professionals and parents agree that our children are simply not getting enough exercise. Children as young as toddlers spend hours sitting on the couch playing video games or watching television without spending time outside playing or riding bikes. Parents ... - test

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Encouraging Toddler Fitness

Encouraging Toddler Fitness

We hear a lot these days about overweight children and the ill effects of television and video games on the health of our children. Intellectual aspects aside, sitting around all day with the television on or even playing quietly with ... - test

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Does My Child Have an Ear Infection?

Does My Child Have an Ear Infection?

Ear infections are trying for both parent and child. As they occur most often in very young children, babies suffering from ear infections are cranky, cry often, sleep poorly and are generally miserable until the infection clears. Parents dealing with ... - test

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Baby Has a Cold

Baby Has a Cold

There is nothing more upsetting for a parent than the sight of a runny nose or a tiny cough. When a baby gets a cold, parents ante up for the long nights ahead and come armed with nasal aspirators, saline ... - test

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When Baby has Colic

When Baby has Colic

Colic is a term that gets thrown around a lot and has different meanings to different people. Some parents consider a bit of fussiness once in a while colic, but the parents of true colic sufferers know that grumpiness once ... - test

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Dealing with Diaper Rash

Dealing with Diaper Rash

When a baby’s bottom turns red, you should take action. Diaper rash can take a few different forms. Some babies develop red spots on a bright pink area of skin. Others just have a general redness and accompanying soreness in ... - test