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    Pregnant woman has her blood pressure checked at routine clinic appointment
    Treatment for Mild Chronic Hypertension During Pregnancy
    Mom and child wearing masks at pediatrician's office
    Does Your Kid Have a Cold or Omicron? What Omicron Looks Like in Kids.
    Kid gets nasal swab COVID test
    Experts Say Use Nasal, Not Throat Swabs for COVID-19
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    What to Do If Your College Student Gets COVID-19
    Kids in school with teacher
    Employee Burnout and Staff Shortages Are Leading to School Closures
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    Can I Breastfeed My Baby While I Have COVID-19?
    Kids and teacher at childcare facility
    Labor shortages Leave Parents Scrambling for Childcare
    High schooler and Dad reading book
    Parents Work From Home To Be Available for Their High Schoolers
    Boy gets leg examined
    Are Growing Pains Real?
    Sperm is injected into an egg to create an embryo
    Why Many IVF Embryos Don't Develop
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    Racial Disproportionality Affects Black Children in Foster Care
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    What Is Parechovirus?
    A child tries to open a pill bottle in the bathroom (How to Keep Medicines Safe From Kids)
    How to Keep Your Kids From Getting Into Your Medicine Cabinet
    Baby Holds Toy While Sitting in Infant Rocker
    Are Rockers Safe for Babies?
    A woman breastfeeds her toddler with an older child by her side
    New AAP Guidelines Call for Breastfeeding for 2 Years
    Britney Spears reveals pregnancy with Sam Asghari
    Britney Spears Shared She Had Perinatal Depression—What That Means
    Mom kisses sleeping baby
    New Law Helps Babies Sleeps Safer By Banning Crib Bumpers
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    Researchers Find a Biomarker That May Help Prevent SIDS
    Young woman looking sad and alone in bed
    How The Elimination of Legal Abortion Could Impact Teens
    Children holding gay pride poster
    I’m Teaching My Kids to "Say Gay," And Hoping For a Freer Future
    Illustration of Mei Lei from "Turning Red," a photo of the author as a teen is in the middle.
    As a Parent, I'm Glad 'Turning Red' Talks About Periods
    Child on mother's shoulders holding a "Save Ukraine" sign
    How to Talk to Your Kids About the War in Ukraine
    Spider B. Perry, Cat, and Matt
    Prosecuting the Parents of Trans Kids Only Harms Trans Folks
    Buying formula online
    What to Know Before Buying Baby Formula Online
    Mom works at computer while holding baby
    The Pandemic Offered Moms a Chance to Start Their Own Businesses
    Mother breastfeeds her baby at home
    4 Health Benefits of Breastfeeding for Parents
    Depressed mom with baby
    Study of 1 Million Moms Finds New Postpartum Depression Risk Factors
    Baby drinking formula from a bottle
    Baby Formula Is In Short Supply, Leaving Parents Scrambling
    Toddler girl stacks coloured blocks
    The CDC Updated the Developmental Milestones for Kids—What That Means
    Black woman holding pregnant belly
    Maternal deaths climb almost 20% from 2019 to 2020.
    Baby feeding with bottle
    Abbott Nutrition Recalls Several Brands of Powder Baby Formula
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    Study Says Birth Spacing Can Impact Autism Diagnosis
    Father and his two daughters exercising at home
    Physical Activity Has Decreased in Children
    A young teenage girl looks at her phone.
    Instagram Kids' Progress Halted, Citing Concerns on Kids' Mental Health
    Student carrying a lunch tray in a school cafeteria
    Supply Chain Issues are Disrupting School Lunches—And Students
    Mother holding newborn baby
    Pregnant People with Depression May Be More Likely to Have C-sections
    Sick girl in hospital bed
    Doctors May Identify Which Kids' COVID Cases are Severe Before Progressing
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    Nursing Parent and Child Should Stay Together During Hospitalization
    Pregnant woman prepares to receive vaccine by having her arm sanitized.
    Should Pregnant People Get the COVID-19 Booster Shot?
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    Some Baby Formula Websites Discourage Breastfeeding
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    A Third of Kids Don't Get Enough Sleep, CDC Report Says
    Woman sitting on a couch holding her pregnant belly
    Study Highlights the Dangers of Smoking While Pregnant
    Young child sleeping in bed.
    Sleep Apnea Can Lead to Heart Problems in Children
    Father with his baby in front of a Christmas tree
    How to Protect Your Newborn from COVID-19 During the 2021 Holidays
    Baby sleeping
    Owlet Baby Smart Sock Is Off the Market—What Parents and Experts Think
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    What Are the Side Effects of the COVID-19 Vaccine in Kids?
    Kids playing tennis
    Physical Activity Counters Impact of Kids' Screen Time
    Child shopping with father
    How to Shop Safely Amid Potential Holiday Toy Shortages
    Mother cutting cantaloupe for kids
    Plant-Based Diets Reduce the Risk of Heart Disease in Overweight Kids
    Holiday gathering outdoors
    How to Gather at the Holidays When Not Everyone is Vaccinated
    A classroom of students watches the teacher present.
    How the Biden Administration Plans to Promote Mental Health in Schools
    Baby chewing on toy
    Lead Exposure Is Still a Concern—Here's How to Protect Kids
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    Rates of IVF Success Have Improved Over Last 10 Years, Report Shows
    Woman in labor
    Pregnant Mothers with HPV at Risk for Giving Premature Birth
    Grocery shopping during COVID
    Rising Food Price Affect Families' Grocery Store Bills
    Sad girl at fence
    Kids With Autism Twice As Likely to Have Thoughts of Suicide
    shocked baby
    Infant Curiosity May Predict Future Cognitive Abilities
    Mother holding baby getting temperature taken
    Toddlers and Babies More Likely to Spread COVID-19 at Home Than Teens
    Birth at a hospital
    How Physicians Are Making Decisions in the Delivery Room
    Children playing on logs in woods
    Kids' Interest in Nature Wanes in the Teen Years, Study Finds