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    Flat Head Syndrome: Causes, treatments and tips for prevention
    The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) "Back to Sleep" program is credited for saving countless infants from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), but the number of babies with cranial asymmetry has been on the rise ever since the...
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    Parents’ infant-feeding habits may increase risk for obesity
    The feeding habits and behaviors among some parents of 2-month-olds may increase the risk of their infants becoming obese later in life, according to a study published in the March 17 online edition of Pediatrics.“Although expert consensus...
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    Boppy Pillow Review
    Deciding what to buy for your newborn can be tricky. There are so many options of things to buy. Are you torn on weather you need a Boppy Pillow or not? There are a few deciding factors when it comes to buying anything for your baby.Boppy Pillows...
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    Tummy time and the special needs infant (Part 1)
    Tummy time is the informal name used by parents, childcare experts and others to describe the time an infant spends, while awake and attended, in the prone position.The American Academy of Pediatricshas been recommending that infants be placed on...
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    Nearly half of babies have flat spots on their heads
    A Canadian study published in the July 8 online Pediatrics reports that 47 percent of examined infants exhibited some signs of positional plagiocephaly or flat spots on their heads. These results were higher than expected based on previous studies...
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    No bumper, no blankie, no bedtime buddy
    With all the adorable crib bedding sets for babies, complete with comforter and bumper, we can wonder why we are purchasing these items when they are not recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). These items give the crib and...
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    It’s tummy time!
    Tummy time should be playtime for babies! Placing your baby on her* stomach encourages independence and self confidence to help reach milestones like crawling, rolling over, and walking faster. According to the Back to Sleep campaign, tummy time...
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    Quality time with baby
    With the worry about SIDS, many people don't realize how safe and developmental it is to put your baby on its tummy. Tummy time play encourages gross motor development and encourages babies to spend more time on their bellies. Which in turn...