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Food Allergy Prevention Tips for Parents

Updated guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics give parents the latest information on how to prevent and manage food allergies.

By Diane Domina
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Helping Your Hypothyroid Child

Whether your child or teen has congenital or acquired hypothyroidism, these are the symptoms and treatments you should be aware of.

By Mary Shomon
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Are You a Nursing Mother? Don't Drink

Women who drink alcohol while breastfeeding may be more likely than those who abstain from alcohol to have children with cognitive problems.

By Diane Domina
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Babies Given Solid Foods Earlier May Sleep Better

A study published in JAMA Pediatrics suggests introducing solids at 3 months of age is usually safe and results in small, but significant, improvements in sleep.

By Diane Domina
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Foods Labeled 'Good For Babies and Toddlers' Often Fall Short on Nutrition

_A new review by the Rudd Center for Food Policy found that many baby and toddler foods marketed to parents as “healthy” or “good for your kids” fall short of accepted guidelines for child nutrition. _ As a parent you try to do well by your children. ...

By Amy Hendel, P.A.