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Blocked Tear Ducts

By JustMommies staff

If your baby has watery eyes, it could be symptomatic of a blocked tear duct and could become more serious than just a little wetness if left untreated.
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How to Treat Infant Constipation

By Maria T. Pepin

Do you think your baby might be constipated? Parents tend to get worried when they observe changes in their baby’s bowel habits. This usually occurs between 2-6 weeks of age. Around this time, the frequency of a baby’s bowel movements will usually decrease (especially with breastfed babies). A decrease
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Tips for Baby's Health

By JustMommies staff

By Dr. Erika Schwartz, Medical Director of Cinergy Health Unlike older children, babies have fewer resources to deal with illness. When a baby gets sick, you want to be on the alert and careful. While you don’t want to call the doctor all the time, most doctors prefer you call them earlier rather than
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Babies born in the Summer Taller and Stronger?

By JustMommies staff

Researchers from Bristol University in England have discovered that babies born in the late summer or early in the fall often grow to be taller and stronger than babies born in spring or winter. A team of researchers looked at 7000 children and concluded that the reason for the difference in height and
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Baby Food: Worse than a Big Mac?

By JustMommies staff

A new report out of Britain has released information regarding popular baby foods and their high sugar and saturated fat contents. Reuters reports that the CFC (Children’s Food Campaign) cited certain baby foods – such as Farley’s Original Rusks and Toddler’s Own Mini Cheese Biscuits (both made
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Cleft Palate

By JustMommies staff

In the early stages of fetal development, the tissues on the left and right sides of the lip and palate fuse together. The two lines below the nose and above the lip are from normal fusion. These lines are also referred to as ‘cupids bow.’ In a child born with cleft lip or palate-the normal fusion
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Vicks VapoRub May Harm Children Under Two

By JustMommies staff

When inappropriately applied under the nose, Vicks VapoRub can create respiratory distress for children under two, U.S. researchers say. Dr. Bruce Rubin, from Wake Forest University School of Medicine in North Carolina, spoke with Reuters and told the news service that it is when the product is being
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Sunburns

By JustMommies staff

With summertime upon us, we quickly forget just how dangerous the warm sun is to our health and our families. Everyone is at risk for sunburn. Sunburn is exactly what it sounds like-literally a burn from the sun. The rays from the sun give off strong radiation. Over exposure to the sun’s radiation
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