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Everything You Wanted to Know About Your Newborn's Body

When babies are first born they can have a variety of physical characteristics which may be surprising to parents who are not expecting them. Typically, babies are not born with clear skin and perfectly shaped heads. Instead, it takes time for their bodies to adjust being outside the womb. It helps ...

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Foreign Bodies and Young Children

What are foreign bodies? Pediatricians, surgeons, and other medical practitioners refer to objects that don't belong inside you as foreign bodies. For young children, foreign bodies most frequently enter the human body through openings like the throat, nose, and ears....

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How To Evaluate Your Teen's Sleep Schedule

At an important time in their lives for growth and maturity, teenagers require at least 8 ½ hours of sleep every night. However, studies show that only 15% of teens are getting the necessary amount of sleep they need to function. This is shocking because it is an indication that sleep is a wi...

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Moving Your Toddler from a Crib to a Bed

One of the biggest changes to your child’s daily routine will involve the move from a crib to an actual bed. By age two, most children are ready and big enough to sleep in a bed rather than their old crib. ...

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Will I need a C-section?

Dr. Judith Scott MD, Obstetrician at Methodist Physicians Clinic Women's Center answers this question.

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