Bringing Home Your Second Baby
Bringing Home Your Second Baby

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  • How you introduce a new baby will vary widely based on your older child's age.
  • Including your older child in age-appropriate ways is an important—and fun—way to ensure a smoother transition.
  • Be patient with your child and with yourself— and brace for some regression, acting out, and strange questions.
Are Baby Educational Videos and Apps Really Making Your Child Smarter?
Are Baby Educational Videos and Apps Really Making Your Child Smarter?

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  • Multiple studies show educational media directed at babies and toddlers doesn’t work.
  • The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends children under the age of two get as little screen time as possible.
  • The best way to help small children learn is by interacting face-to-face with them.
Bye, bye bottle
Bye, bye bottle

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  • The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends weaning your baby from the bottle before your baby is 18 months old.
  • The longer you wait to wean your baby from bottles, the harder it will be.
  • Using a bottle for too long can lead to dental problems and obesity.
What To Do If Your Baby Hates Tummy Time
What To Do If Your Baby Hates Tummy Time

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  • Tummy time is an important part of your baby’s development and helps prepare your baby for things like crawling, sitting up, and walking.
  • Tummy time is hard work, but it will become more fun as your baby builds up the muscles and control needed.
  • Tummy time is more fun if you interact with your baby and try different positions to help your baby slowly build up strength.
TV May Be Causing Your Preschooler’s Sleep Problems
TV May Be Causing Your Preschooler’s Sleep Problems

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  • When and how your kids watch TV and screens may be as important as how much they watch.
  • School age kids with access to screens at bedtime score lower on quality of life assessments.
  • Simple family routine hacks might help your entire family get more, and better, sleep.

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