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When You Go From a Family of 3 to a Family of 4

FRIDAY, Nov. 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Wondering if having a second child will affect your marriage even more than baby number one did? There’s no doubt that having a baby and changing from a couple into a family requires … read more

Bringing Baby in a Lyft, Uber? Child Car Seats Are Rarely Included

FRIDAY, Nov. 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — There are wide variations between states when it comes to child restraint rules for ride-share services such as Lyft and Uber, researchers report. This can cause uncertainty and confusion for parents and other … read more

Experts Sound Warning About ‘Baby Boxes’

THURSDAY, Oct. 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Cardboard baby boxes are gaining fans, but are they as safe as cribs and bassinets? Experts say no. Without supporting evidence, “the cardboard baby box should not be promoted as a safe sleeping … read more

A-C-T to Prevent Hot Car Tragedies

SATURDAY, July 7, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Every nine days, a child dies in a hot car in the United States, but a safety expert says such tragedies can easily be prevented. “Three letters can help drivers remember to take … read more

Smart Steps for a Safe Nursery

WEDNESDAY, June 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Getting a nursery ready for a new baby can be a lot of fun, but keep in mind these important considerations to make it a safe haven. For crib safety, choose a new … read more

More Than 1 Day of First-Trimester Bleeding Ups Odds for Smaller Baby

THURSDAY, May 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Some first-trimester bleeding occurs in up to 1 in every 4 pregnancies. Now, new research suggests that if bleeding extends beyond a day there could be implications for baby’s birth weight. The study … read more

Rear-Facing Car Seats Protect Tots in Crashes From Behind: Study

TUESDAY, April 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Rear-facing car seats provide effective protection for children in rear-end crashes, researchers say. Previous studies have shown that rear-facing car seats significantly reduce infant and toddler injuries and deaths in front- and side-impact … read more

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