Early Childhood Dental Care

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Baby teeth help your child to chew and to speak properly. They are also responsible for reserving mouth space for his permanent teeth, which makes caring for these primary pearly whites essential. However, good oral hygiene begins well before that first tooth comes in. Starting from day one, you can use a soft, wet washcloth […]

The Benefits of Breastfeeding Your Baby

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Organizations from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) to the World Health Organization (WHO) agree that breast milk provides the healthiest start for babies. Both believe that breastfeeding should be exclusive for the first six months of Baby’s life, with the AAP recommending continued nursing up to 12 months and the WHO recommending up to […]

Tips for Breastfeeding Beginners

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With so many benefits to breastfeeding your baby, getting off to a good start can make all the difference. Here are some tips to help you on your path. Have your baby skin-to-skin as soon as possible after birth to encourage initial breastfeeding. In addition to establishing a bond, the touch of your skin stabilizes […]

The Importance of Tummy Time

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With babies sleeping on their backs the majority of the day, extended tummy time during waking hours is essential for upper body strengthening and motor skill development. Tummy time is the first step toward development milestones like rolling over, sitting up and crawling. It offers newborns a new perspective on their environment and also helps […]

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