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Tired of nagging and scolding? Try these 7 surprising solutions

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Q. Our pediatrician says our 6-week-old baby is a "happy spitter." What does that mean?A. Your doctor probably means that your child has a mild case...
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Q. I just learned that when my mother babysits my 4-month-old, she gives her a bottle of water after she is finished with her regular bottle. I'm...
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When it comes to torture, we could all learn a thing or two from kids. Who knows better than they how to extract most anything they want within...
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Q. My 9-week-old gets the hiccups every day  -- sometimes even two or three times a day. What causes the hiccups, and how can I prevent my baby...
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In this guide:How your baby communicates | Encouraging baby talk First words | First sentences | Building her vocabulary When to get help |...
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Find out what signals indicate when your baby is ready to walk, and how you can help

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Q. My 5-month-old twins have very bad cradle cap and dry patches all over their bodies, especially under their necks, behind their legs, and in the...
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Q. I know it's typical for babies to spit up sometimes, but with my 6-week-old it happens all the time! She's still gaining weight, but is there some...
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Getting your baby into a sleep routine that benefits both of you

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Naptime at our house is a recurring mystery: What time will Lucy go down today? I'm on the lookout for clues all morning and remain suspicious...
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Q. What are the benefits of feeding my baby goat's milk? I've heard it can improve digestion, especially in infants over one year old. Is this...
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We all know Grandma's favorite theory  -- "It's probably just gas"  -- for whatever seems to be bothering your baby, but what the heck is "...
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It's been around for 40 years, but soy formula has suddenly come under fire: why: It's being blamed for early puberty, thyroid disorders, ADD, and...
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Snooze on her tummy? Drink water? And more top questions answered

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Stomach aches and spitting up are usually just a normal part of babyhood. Here's how to handle the common problems and know when to call your...
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On-the-job training has a different meaning when pediatricians become parents, too 

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Q After I read your advice to avoid high fructose corn syrup in sodas, I discovered the label of my infant formula lists "corn syrup" the second...
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The new golden rules of discipline, from a pediatrician mom who's found better ways to get her kids to behave

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Disciplining a baby sounds, at first, like something both mean and unnecessary. Indeed, while a toddler's behavior (or misbehavior) is grounded in a...
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When 2-year-old Kendall Isaak sees a toy she wants at the store, her mom suggests they put it on her birthday wish list. "When we get home, we...
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As a father of three, I know how challenging it can be to discipline a child. Skirmishes with a youngster who talks back or throws a tantrum in the...
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Not nursing? How to deal with the discomfort of over-filled breasts
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Ferberize yourself and 6 other ways to get some sleep

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