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Pregnant Moms: Get Flu Vaccine to Keep Babies From Getting Sick, Researchers Say

Credit: Getty Images Don't want to take any chances when it comes to keeping your newborn from catching the flu? Get the influenza vacc...Study finds an infant's chance of getting the flu drops by nearly 50 percent when mom gets a shot while pregnant.

Investing in More Midwives Could Help Save Lives, UN Study Finds

Credit: Getty Images Midwives don't only deliver babies, they can deliver health services to women, as well, something that could affec...United Nations study finds governments should support more resources for midwives.

Gripe Water: Time-Honored Remedy for Colic or Myth?

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Have a cranky baby with a sour stomach?
You might want to try some gripe water. That's a home remedy with varying ing...
Gripe water a time-honored home remedy -- like monkey bladder.

A Little Time Apart Can Shield Toddlers from Mom's Depression

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If mama ain't happy, ain't nobody happy.
Fortunately, research has discovered a way to keep toddler's from gett...
Study recommends formal child care to give mother and child "time out."

New Sticker Price on Raising a Child: $226,920

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Do you really want to have a baby? Take another look at the sticker price.
You could buy ...
USDA releases annual report to seriously bum out parents.

What's the Poop on Probiotics and Constipation?

Do probiotics relieve constipation in kids? Credit: Corbis Doctors refer to probiotics as "friendly" bacteria. Why? They help us poop. ...Researchers report probiotics had no effect on constipated kids, but many parents and docs still give them to children.

Breast-Feeding Impacts a Child's Metabolism, Study Finds

Study finds another benefit to breast-feeding. Credit: Getty Images We know breast milk is the preferred method of feeding a newborn, b...Breast-fed babies showed lower blood insulin levels than formula-fed newborns.

More Sleep Linked to Growth Spurts in Babies, Study Finds

Watch a video on baby sleep patterns.
More sleep for babies means more growth, study shows. Credit: Getty Images Wonder why your newb...
Extra sleep was significantly linked to growth spurts in body length.

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