Sarah Cottrell

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Using Cannabis While Breastfeeding May Not Be as Harmful to Infants as Once Thought, According to New Study
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'Sick Season' Started Early This Year and I'm Just Trying To Keep It Together
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CDC Committee Votes To Add COVID-19 Vaccine To Recommended Immunization Schedule
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Throwing up Blood While Pregnant: Causes and Treatment
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Normal Fetal Movement During Pregnancy
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THC Edibles That Look Like Candy: What Parents Need To Know
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Can Too Much Melatonin Be Dangerous for Children? This Study Says Yes
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My Tween Is Ready for Mental Health Services Now, but the Waitlist Is 6 Months
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How To Turn Off Your 'Precise Location' on Instagram
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Hilarious TikTok Shows What Happens When Mom Is Startled Awake by Her Teen Son
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The National Suicide Prevention Hotline Has a New Number—Parents Please Take Note
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Reddit Thread Shows the Importance of Setting and Respecting Boundaries When Taking Parental Leave
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A Pharmaceutical Company Is Seeking FDA Permission To Sell an Over-the-Counter Birth Control Pill
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Hey, Parents—It's OK Not To Be Your Best Self All of the Time
First Aid And Cpr Training Using Automated External Defibrillator Device - Aed
Twins Save Their Dad From Drowning, Reminding Us That Every Family Member Should Learn CPR
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10-Year-Old Child Was Denied an Abortion in Ohio, Traveled to Indiana To Seek Care She Needed
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Why Some Parents Are Embracing a 'Sleep Divorce'
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A Year-by-Year Guide to Different Generations and Their Personalities
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How Abortion Restrictions Impact People Who Miscarry
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How to Protect Your Family from Ticks in the Backyard
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A New Diagnostic Tool Will Help Children Previously Labeled Failure to Thrive Access Treatment Options
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This Organization Is Extending Services for Those Who Need Transport to Abortion and Gender-Affirming Care
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Stop Telling People To 'Just Breastfeed' When They Can't Find Formula
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TSA, Air Travel, and Your Rights When It Comes to Breast Milk