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Caring for your sick baby is among the biggest responsibilities any new parent faces. Here, you'll find information on some of the most common (and uncommon) health problems your baby is likely to encounter including: Acid Reflux, Allergies, Asthma, Autism, Colds, Constipation, Cough, Flu, Ear Infection, Eczema, Diarrhea, Fever, Teething, Rashes, Sunburn, and more.

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The Best Baby Thermometers to Check for Fevers Quickly and Gently
High temperatures in newborns and infants can be dangerous, so a good thermometer matters.
My Son Was Born With Craniosynostosis—Here's What Parents Need to Know About the Birth Defect of the Skull
My son had sagittal synostosis, the most common type of craniosynostosis. His pediatricians initially missed his condition, but he was diagnosed by a neurosurgeon and treated just in time. Here's everything parents should know about the birth defect affecting the skull.
5 Ways to Make Sure You Are Using Your NoseFrida Correctly
Parents have expressed concerns and wondered if the NoseFrida can get them sick. Here's what experts say.
What Your Baby’s Poop May Be Telling You About Milk Allergies
Loose, mucous-y, or blood-tinged stool could indicate a cow’s milk protein allergy in babies. Here’s how to spot the symptoms.
What I Learned When My Baby Was Born With a Cleft Lip
When an ultrasound revealed my son would be born with a cleft lip, I felt grief—then guilt for even feeling that way. But as confusing as cleft lip causes and repair can be, I learned that all my emotions were OK.
My Husband's Support Made All the Difference During My Postpartum Depression
My husband continued to love and nurture me (albeit in ways I didn't always like) when I suffered from an extreme case of postpartum depression. I realize now how important his support was.
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5 of the Most Common Maternal Mental Health Disorders—And How To Ask For Help
During TheBlueDotProject's Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week, it's time to focus on the mental health of mothers—especially during a life-changing pandemic. The most recognized maternal mental health disorder is postpartum depression, but there are other common mental health concerns to look out for.
Breast Milk Jaundice: Why It Happens and When to Worry
Breast milk jaundice in babies is usually nothing to worry about, but if your infant develops this specific type of jaundice, here are the facts you need so you'll know if something is wrong.

CNN's Andrew Kaczynski 'Heartbroken' After 9-Month-Old Daughter Dies of Cancer on Christmas Eve

The reporter announced in September that his daughter Francesca was diagnosed with "an extremely rare and very aggressive rhabdoid brain tumor"