Nutrition

7 Halloween Candy Safety Tips for Parents

Many kids look forward to Halloween because of all the candy they plan to get and eat – all while dressed up in fun costumes of their favorite characters.  Whether it be from personal experience or urban legends, Halloween candy can have a dubious reputation among adults. Here are seven tips that will help you …

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11 Common Questions When Starting Solid Baby Foods

If you are planning to start solid foods for your baby, you have probably already received a fair share of advice from well-meaning friends and family. These (often unsolicited!) tips might even contradict each other! Who should you listen to? Here’s what the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends for starting solid foods for infants. 1. …

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17 Facts About Lactose Intolerance in Children

Does your child develop crampy stomach aches or diarrhea after consuming milk or milk-derived products? You have have thought about the possibility of lactose intolerance. If this is the case, there are some changes that you can do to help with this uncomfortable problem. In this article I will help you understand why lactose intolerance …

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What Every Parent Ought to Know About Safely Storing Breastmilk & Formula

This article is about safely storing breastmilk or infant formula for later use. This is a topic that not a lot of people will think about until they find themselves with some unused milk in their hands, and wonder: so do I just put it in the fridge? The counter? Toss it? Luckily, someone else has …

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This is the reason why you should never give honey to a baby

Everyone loves honey. It’s all-natural and delicious! But you may have heard that you should not feed honey to a baby. But do you know why not? It’s because of botulism. Botulism is a disease that is contracted by ingesting spores of a bacterium called Clostridium botulinum. Big name? Yes – and big problems! Botulism …

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