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5 best healthy breakfast ideas during pregnancy

Here are a few healthy breakfast options to satisfy those sweet or savoury cravings during pregnancy. By Payal Kothari Eating a good breakfast kickstarts your day with the essential nutrients you need to get the day going, and during pregnancy you are more likely to need that energy boost. Hunger pangs, feeling low and nausea […]

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AAP report addresses managing fetal alcohol spectrum disorder

(HealthDay)—In a clinical report published online Sept. 10 in Pediatrics, recommendations are presented to support pediatric providers in managing patients with a diagnosis of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD). Noting that FASDs are as common as other well-known conditions such as autism spectrum disorder, and that the effects of having an FASD can last a […]

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Parenthesis: Teach your child healthy media habits

A while ago, my husband and I went for an R-rated superhero movie at a local theatre and were shocked at the number of children that were watching the movie with us. The parents around us either disregarded or were ignorant of the age rating clearly outlined for the movie. The management of the cinema […]

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Adults smoking can cause children physical harm

Wise parents should keep their children out of any environment where smoking is allowed, even if no one is smoking there at the time, writes Jane E. Brody. Adults who wish to avoid exposure to secondhand smoke have options. Among my strategies: I don’t allow smoking in my home or car; I have no friends […]