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How Do I Get My Baby to Go to Sleep Without the Pacifier?

Most babies are born with a strong desire to suck. In fact, some babies suck their thumbs or fingers while they are in the womb. In addition to sucking for nutritional purposes, sucking can have a soothing effect on babies. For this reason, many parents use a pacifier to help their baby to fall asleep. Fortunately, for parents who want to break the pacifier habit, there are other ways to help a baby go to sleep.

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What Age Should My Baby Potty Train?

Potty training, like feeding choices and picking a school, is one of the challenges of parenting. Deciding when to potty train and whether your little one is ready are the keys to success. Several factors can play into your decision and help determine whether saying bye-bye to diapers is a fun and easy process or one that will have both of you in tears.

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Talking to Your Child about the HPV Vaccine

This guest post is by Dr. Celyna Delgado, Obstetrics & Gynecology at Institute for Women’s Health. Let’s face it-when thinking about your kid’s back-to-school vaccinations, the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine is probably not on the top of your mind, right? With over 12,000 U.S. women and 7,000 U.S. men developing an HPV-associated cancer annually, it…

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The Pros and Cons of Botox Procedure

Many people were happy when Botox was introduced as an anti-aging product. It immediately gained immense popularity as a simple, non-surgical procedure that could help restore one’s youthful glow. With just a few tiny injections, one could enjoy wrinkle-free skin hence feel better about his or her looks.