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The Complete Guide to Starting Solids

Introducing your baby to solid foods is an exciting milestone. Here's everything you need to know about when to start, what to start with, and more.<p>When Should Baby Start on Solids?<p>The American Academy of Pediatrics says you should start your child on solids between 4 and 6 months, but the answer …

Myth vs. Fact: Which Solid Foods Baby Should Start With and Why

The baby food landscape is continually evolving, so parents can feel lost and confused when they start feeding their baby solids. Let's break down …

Pediatrician Remembers Severe Hib Chickenpox Cases in the 1960s

​ <i>By: Harvey S. Kaplan, MD, FAAP</i><p>I graduated from New York Medical College in 1963 and completed a pediatric residency at Stanford in 1968. My entire …

Have the 'booze talk' with kids at age 9, pediatrician group urges

If you have a 9-year-old, it's time to have a talk about the dangers of alcohol use. That's the recommendation from a new report on binge drinking …

To Fight Peanut Allergies, Give Peanuts to Babies, Pediatricians Advise

It might be frightening and counter-intuitive advice, but giving peanut products to babies before they’re a year old may help prevent allergies from developing later, a pediatricians' group suggested Monday.<p>New guidance from the American Academy of Pediatrics highlights recent research that shows …

A pediatrician gives vaccine advice to presidential candidates

4K Shares<p>First, I’d like to thank you for taking the time to read this; I know you’re busy fund-raising and campaigning, so I’ll try to keep this …

New Guidance on 'Screen Time' Coming From Pediatrics' Group

The American Academy of Pediatrics to date has recommended that young children watch no more than a couple hours of television per day.

Sign of the times: Pediatricians urged to ask all kids if they have enough food

For the first time ever, the American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending that its members begin screening their patients -- all their patients -- for food insecurity.<p>"It is important that everyone knows how to screen so that at every available opportunity they can do it," said Dr. Sarah Jane …

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I Can't Breastfeed But I Am NOT A Bad Mom

<i>By Laura Bozarth for Yourtango.com.</i>My body produced a life. So what if it can't produce milk?When I was pregnant, naturally I thought I would just …

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