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Baby Health

5 Ways to Help Your Child’s Speech Development Without Electronics

Simple ways to encourage your child to master speech and language.

How to Raise a Nonpicky Eater

Mealtime basics that can help prevent your child from becoming a picky eater.

Low Birth Weight Babies at Higher Risk for Mental Health Problems Later in Life

Findings may stem from biological responses of the infant to difficult prenatal conditions and postnatal stresses following early birth.

Parental Obesity Associated With Early Childhood Development Delays

Findings based on study that analyzed the data based on screenings of more than 4,800 children.

Tips for Pregnant and New Moms

Advice for maintaining a healthy pregnancy

BlueCross BlueShield Expands to 12 Weeks Paid Leave for New Parents

BCBSNC said the policy change resulted from data that suggest possible benefits of longer paid leave for new parents.

American Academy of Pediatrics Emphasizes Safety and Importance of Vaccines

AAP issues statement that vaccines are safe, effective and save lives.

Antibiotic Gel in Ear May Treat Ear Infections

Reduce Your Chance of Having Another Preterm Baby

Learn more about a treatment that can help women who have had a preterm birth reduce their chances of experiencing another one.

Time for Flu Vaccines

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that everyone over the age of 6 months be vaccinated against the flu (with the exception of those who have specific medical conditions).

Decoding Your Child’s Cough

Use this handy guide so you'll know what's going on and when to call the doctor.

Modern Parenting Requires Bluetooth and WiFi

Smart baby devices for tech savvy new parents

Zika Virus: What We Need to Know

Facts and recommendations about this virus outbreak to our south

Infertility Treatments and Developmental Delays

New National Institutes of Health study eases parents fears

Take Folic Acid for Good Health

Women who consume the recommended amount of folic acid — 400 micrograms — before and during early pregnancy can help prevent major birth defects.

What You Need to Know About Colds and Flu According to Pediatrician Moms

Experts from Northwest Pediatrics, Robinhood Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine and WebMD share strategies for caring for sick kids.

Top 5 Teething Tips for Baby

Ease the pain of new teeth growing in.

Discovering — and Treating — Vascular Birthmarks

Vascular birthmarks: port-wine stains and hemangiomas.

Right now is a good time to make babies

Reasons the month your child is born could affect his health.

Can breast-feeding help your child climb the social ladder?

Benefits of breast feeding could reach beyond health into social development.

Many parents are introducing solid foods to infants too soon

What the standards say about introducing solid foods.

Making Baby Food Isn't So Bad!

Diapering Decisions

Health Brief: Researchers find babies exclusively breastfed for six months have lower iron levels

Babies exclusively breastfed had lower iron than babies who were food-supplemented.

Fussy babies watch more TV

Fussy babies and TV time.

Baffled by your baby’s sleep patterns? Here’s help!

Supporting healthy sleep starts early, so here are tips on helping your new little one sleep well.

How N.C. employers are helping breastfeeding mothers

Have you thought about breastfeeding once you return to work?

Make Your Own Baby Food

Saving money on baby food.

How to Choose Your Child's Pediatrician

5 Tips for finding a great doctor for your child

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