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Wait it Out: Babies Born Before 39 Weeks Face Health Risks, Experts Warn

Credit: Getty Images You plan your work schedules, your vacations, your children's playdates, your weekend entertainment and pretty muc...More women are scheduling their baby's birth early, but doctors say that can be harmful to the infant.

It's So Hot Outside: Tips on Keeping Kids Safe in the Summer Heat

Credit: AFP/Getty Images Yep, we know: It's hot out there. Like, really, really hot. Like, so hot you really don't want to step outside...Young children are especially vulnerable to heat, experts say.

Training a Dog to Live With a Baby, From Cesar Millan

Cesar Millan gives advice for approaching the sometimes difficult task of training your dog to live with your newborn.
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Cesar Millan gives advice for approaching the sometimes difficult task of training your dog to live with your newborn.
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Mom's Spanking Fuels Toddler's Aggression

Dear AdviceMama, I take care of twin 18-month-olds, a boy and girl. The mom has started "disciplining" them with spanks and timeouts. As a ...
True discipline isn't about punishment; it's about teaching children right from wrong with patience and understanding.

Baby Teething: Surefire Soothers

Teething symptoms generally start between 3 and 12 months. Credit: Getty Images Just when new parents start getting the hang of having ...Just when new parents start getting the hang of having an infant, baby teething starts, sometimes throwing life with baby into a tailspin.

Healthy Eyes for Baby: Why an Exam During Baby's First Year Is Important

A new program is making sure infants in the U.S. have a comprehensive vision exam before their first birthday. See why it's important to get your baby...A new program is making sure infants in the U.S. have a comprehensive vision exam before their first birthday.

Diaper Rash: Get the 411 on Preventing and Treating

If you've been through the diaper stage before, you know the saying "as soft as a baby's bottom" doesn't apply when diaper rash is involved. Get the 4...If you've been through the diaper stage before, you know the saying "as soft as a baby's bottom" doesn't apply when diaper rash is involved.

Autism Questions Answered by Doctor

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A doctor and father of a child with autism answers reader's questions.

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