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Your baby's first poop may offer a window into their future health

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Soft bedding like blankets, pillows still a major cause of sudden infant death syndrome, new study says

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How to help your kids break out of their pandemic bubble and transition back to being with others

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Take caution when using melatonin to help children fall asleep, experts advise

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Penn State researchers identifying children most prone to screen overuse

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Too much screen time, cyberbullying among parents' top pandemic concerns

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Baby not sleeping throughout the night by 6 months? That's perfectly normal, researchers say

Your baby not sleeping throughout the night by 6 months? That's perfectly normal, researchers say


Safely storing medicine a critical way to prevent accidental child deaths

Safe Medicine Storage


Millennials less likely to get their children vaccinated for COVID-19 than older parents

Millennial parents less likely to get their children vaccinated against COVID-19


The silence of the virtual classroom: Remote learning makes social skills development more challenging

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Teens want COVID-19 advice that gives them safe ways to socialize – not just rules for what they can’t do

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To help kids cope with COVID-19 anxiety, provide context and emphasize control

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CHOP doctors offer back-to-school safety tips as COVID-19 disrupts education

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Youth with diabetes more likely to stick to CGM if they're involved in the decision, CHOP study finds

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Timeouts improve kids' behavior if you do them the right way

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Indego bike share delivering free pack 'n' play cribs during COVID-19 pandemic

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Discussing mutual strengths can improve parent-teen communication

Parent-teen communication


Turning into the food police will only make your child's picky eating worse

Picky eating in children


Increasing screen time during COVID-19 crisis could harm kids' eyesight

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Supplies for pregnant women, mothers now available at distribution sites in Philly

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Tips to help children cope during the COVID-19 shutdown

Pediatric experts offer tips for helping your kids cope during COVID-19 shutdown


To help infants avoid asthma, go easy on the cleaning – at least for a bit

Chemicals in cleaning products could trigger asthma

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Six Flags Great Adventure to be designated autism-friendly park

Six Flags Autism Friendly


Here's how long your baby should be sleeping at night – and when to become alarmed

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Appendicitis can create an emergency in a hurry

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Most parents think teenagers spend too much time gaming – but not their own kids

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Grandchildren remind us to find magic in the moment – and provide motivation for healthy living

Grandchildren Healthy Living

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Adult, baby brains mirror each other during play, Princeton study finds

Princeton Babies


Philly mom warns parents against dangers of rare-earth magnets

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Button batteries, which can burn the esophagus, pose danger to young children

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When teens abuse parents, shame and secrecy make it hard to seek help

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As measles cases rise worldwide, rate of unvaccinated U.S. children traveling overseas sparks concern

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Hospital-based breastfeeding initiatives reduce early infant deaths

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Most young kids – including infants – are getting way too much screen time

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How to talk with teens about safe sex

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'Vegan' parents charged in death of malnourished son

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