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Benefits of Soy for Children

By 8th Continent

Many moms want to give their children a great start in life by teaching them healthy eating habits. Exposing your kids to a variety of healthy food and beverage choices while they are young will help them to become healthy adults. Since children develop food preferences at a young age, the preferences
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What is Nursemaid's Elbow?

By JustMommies staff

Nursemaid's elbow or annular ligament displacement/radial head subluxation is an injury to the ligament that keeps the radius and ulna (bones of the forearm) in position. Nursemaid's elbow is a common injury that occurs in children under 3 but can occur at any age. It occurs when a strong force is
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The 10 Most Stylish Celebrity Moms

By Jackie Potts

Whether they’re wearing caftans and sunglasses or leather hot pants, today’s celeb moms are re-inventing the traditional mommy uniform. Here are our picks for the top 10 ladies with the styles we covet most! 10) Katie Holmes: During her little Joey Potter days on “Dawson’s Creek,” Katie Holmes
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Soy Milk: A Great Solution for Lactose Intolerant Kids

By 8th Continent

Children with lactose intolerance are not able to digest lactose, a type of sugar found in cow’s milk. The small intestines produce a digestive enzyme known as lactase. Lactase breaks down lactose into smaller sugars known as glucose and galactose which your body can then absorb and turn into energy.
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Sunburn & Sun Safety Tips

By JustMommies staff

You want your kids to have fun this summer but how can you keep them safe in the sun. Here are some of safety tips for having fun in the sun. Keep babies under the age of six months out of the sun. Babies have sensitive skin that is much thinner than adults. If your baby is under six months of age she
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New Findings on Autism and Maternal Autoimmune Disorders

By JustMommies staff

Researchers have found more evidence of a link between autism and maternal autoimmune disorders, according to a report from HealthDay News. Older research had already pointed to a connection between autism and autoimmune disorders like type one diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis, but a new study published
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Signs of Sexual Abuse

By JustMommies staff

Would you know how to spot signs of sexual abuse in your child? Surprisingly, sexual abuse happens quite frequently with parents being completely unaware. Arming yourself and your child with the correct information about sexual abuse and sexual offenders is you and your child's best defense against sexual
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Summer Safety Tips For Children

By Nicole Dean

Summer is a fun time, but it’s also a time when a lot of accidents happen. Here are some ways to keep your children safe this summer. Water safety If you have a pool or plan to be around the water at all, then make sure you’ve got all security devices in place. All gates must be locked, and alarms
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Children and Drug-Resistant Staph Infections: On the Rise

By JustMommies staff

A recent study reveals that more children are developing serious strains of antibiotic-resistant respiratory (ear, nose and throat) staph infections, specifically known as “MRSA.” According to a Reuters report, rates of MRSA, or methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, are increasing nationwide.
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Swimmer’s Ear

By JustMommies staff

Swimmer’s ear (the clinical term is otitis externa or acute external otitis) is a painful, inflamed infection of the ear canal that generally extends visibly to the outer portion of the ear. Anyone can get swimmer’s ear, but it occurs most frequently in children and teenagers, especially during the
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