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Study: Cranky Kids Watch More TV

“Early childhood self-regulation problems are associated with mildly increased media exposure, even after controlling for important confounding variables,” researchers say.

04/14/2014

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Study: Exercising During Pregnancy May Enhance Newborn’s Brain Development

Pregnant women who exercise give their babies a brain boost, a new study shows.

11/12/2013

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Why Breastfeeders Quit

75% of all new moms try breastfeeding. Yet, only 13% ultimately maintain breastfeeding for the doctor-recommended 6-months duration. So, what happens?

10/03/2013

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Study: New Moms May Be Addicted To Smell Of Newborns

A recent study revealed why some new moms just want to “gobble up” any adorable newborn that crosses their path.

09/26/2013

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Genes May Be Key To Baby’s Sleeping Habits

A new study suggests how well babies sleep at night during their early years is primarily based on their genes. But that may change at 18 months.

06/04/2013

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NJ Man Gets Nearly 12 Years For Possessing Porn Involving Infants, Toddlers

Thirty-nine-year-old Khalil Survey of Lake Hiawatha was also ordered Wednesday to pay $300,000 in restitution to the victims.

05/30/2013

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3 On Your Side: Shopping For A First Child

As 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan reports, no matter your budget, when shopping for a baby, safety should always come first.

04/25/2013

Music May Ease Pain For Premature Babies

There are now at least ten studies focusing on music for babies that have revealed evidence that babies had less pain during medical procedures like needle sticks when they listened to music during the procedure.

01/09/2013

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Major Retailers Recall ‘Nap Nanny’ Baby Recliners

The four retailers — Amazon.com, Buy Buy Baby, Diapers.com and Toys R Us/Babies R Us — agreed to voluntarily participate in the recall of the Nap Nanny because its manufacturer is unable or unwilling to participate, the government agency said in a statement.

12/27/2012

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Breast Milk Or Formula

I am often asked the question whether breast feeding is better than bottle feeding and my answer is that there is not an easy yes or no answer.

09/27/2012

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Now You Can ‘Unbaby’ Your Facebook Newsfeed

Sick of proud parents inundating your Facebook newsfeed with photos of their infants? There’s an app for that. No, really.

08/06/2012

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Health: Whooping Cough Warning From South Jersey Family

A health watch warning: A potentially deadly cough is spreading in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey, according to the state health departments.

07/09/2012

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Study Suggests Infants ‘Read’ Lips

A new study has supported what many people have thought for years, infants learn how to talk by listening and looking.

01/27/2012

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Doctor At Jefferson Works To Speed Up Process Of Weaning Newborns Off Drugs

A baby born dependent on such drugs as methadone or oxycontin requires an average of five weeks in the hospital for treatment with morphine.

11/20/2011