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  • Is It Sibling Rivalry or Bullying?

    Squabbling with brothers and sisters is part of growing up, but it can cross the line into bullying. When siblings bully each other, the odds of psychological problems in early adulthood are higher. Here's how to spot bullying and nip it in the bud.

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  • 10 Tips for a Safer Halloween

    “Trick or treat, give me something good to eat,” goes the childhood chant. But the trick for many parents is helping their children enjoy all the fun of Halloween without overdosing on candy.

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  • Tracking Your Baby's First Year

    When you’re a parent, every milestone—from your child’s first smile to his or her first steps—is cause for celebration. Here’s what to watch for during that exciting first year.

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    Thanks to vaccines, most U.S. children are protected against serious diseases such as measles, mumps, diphtheria, polio, and chickenpox. But what happens to that protection in adolescence?

    BMI, or body mass index, uses weight and height to calculate weight status for adults. BMI for children and teens also takes into account gender and age because healthy body fatness differs between boys and girls and changes as they grow. This BMI calculator will help you determine if your child is at a healthy weight.


      This video shows how to take care of your newborn's umbilical cord until it falls off.

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