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How Many Baby Formula Plants Are In The United States?

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Infant formula factories play a vital role in the food supply chain in the United States, providing a safe and healthy alternative source of nourishment for newborns and toddlers. While there are numerous significant producers of baby formula in the United States, there is no unified system in place to track the number of baby […]

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Eye Color Chart: What Color Eyes Will Your Baby Have?

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Looking into your newborn’s eyes… Nothing compares to it, at least when they’re open! However, if you have had the chance, you may have noticed a curious trait of newborn eyes: baby eye color can change – and it usually goes darker. So, when can you know a baby’s eye color if it’s always changing? […]

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How To Wean Your Baby Off The Bottle In 8 Steps

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Weaning your baby from the bottle can be a tough job. Babies like bottles just about as much as they like the breast. They are easy to use, and they provide a predictable measure of comfort. They have likely been an important part of the daily routine since your baby was born, from waking up […]

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Free Baby’s Teeth Eruption Chart, With Timeline

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As parents, it can be a very exciting moment when our little babies get bigger and start gaining their baby teeth. It can also be a bit alarming if you aren’t prepared. What you need is a tooth eruption chart. These handy guides can tell you what teeth will come in and when. Many also […]

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When Should Your Baby Wear Shoes For Newborns?

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Your little one is here and you’ve stumbled into the rabbit hole of baby clothes and footwear options, but when should your baby start wearing shoes? According to the National Health Service, babies don’t technically need to wear any kind of hard-soled shoe until they’re around the age of walking (somewhere between 8-18 months). Key […]

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19 Fun Things For Kids To Do When Boredom Strikes

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Every parent has heard the phrase, “I’m so bored!” Here are 19 fun things for kids to do when boredom hits hard.

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What Are the Different Fine Motor Developmental Milestones for Kids?

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The magical feeling when a baby grasps your finger. The elation and pride a kid feels when they tie their own shoes for the first time. What do these moments have in common? These are both fine motor developmental milestones. As you watch your own child’s fine motor skills unfold, it’s important to know what […]

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How To Bring Down Baby Fever, In 5 Steps

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It is never easy for a parent to comfort a sick child. You want them to be content, healthy, and ready to play. When your little one has a fever, it can be especially difficult because they are too young to express how they feel or what they need to be comfortable. Therefore, it is […]

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How Long Does Baby Acne Last?

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Acne is the bane of adolescence, but babies can get it as well, which often surprises new parents. Baby acne, also called newborn acne or neonatal acne, affects many newborns. Babies rarely develop acne as infants (infantile acne). Baby acne is usually harmless and goes away on its own. Still, it’s critical to understand how […]

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How To Unblock Baby’s Nose Naturally — In 5 Steps

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While nasal congestion is common in babies and children, it can be heartbreaking to see your baby struggle with their first stuffy nose. And they need your assistance to overcome it because they aren’t old enough to clear their nose on their own. Fortunately, it is usually not serious. A stuffy nose, on the other […]

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When Should Babies Be Able to Say Mama Or Dada?

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Having a newborn at home is one of the most exciting things for new parents. There are many moments and milestones that new parents look forward to. One of these moments happens to be when your baby calls you as they view you, as their “Mama” or “Dada.” It is a pivotal moment in a […]

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How To Help A Child That Cries Over Everything, In 5 Steps

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While some parents have children that are quiet and reserved, there are just as many other families that have at least one kid who seems to cry all of the time. It can be hard for many parents to deal with, especially if the behavior goes on for years. However, while it is easy to […]

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How Old Does A Child Have To Be To Sit In The Front Seat, And When Is It Safe?

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It is unreal how quickly our children grow before our very eyes. One moment, they’re little babies in car seats as you run errands, and the next, they’re asking to sit in the front seat. It’s a sudden transition that can take you by surprise. However, allowing them to sit in the front seat is […]

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What are Childhood Developmental Milestones by Age?

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Every parent knows the excitement of watching your newborn grow and develop. We marvel as our little ones hopefully hit all the childhood developmental milestones as expected — and how many developmental milestones there are! Many parents wonder, What are childhood developmental milestones by age? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC, offers […]

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How To Get A Replacement Social Security Card For Your Child, In 3 Steps

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If your child isn’t old enough to get a job or go off to college, you might not think much about their Social Security card. Knowing your child’s Social Security number, or SSN, is enough to enroll them in school or file your taxes. But if you need to show their Social Security card and […]

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How Many Teeth Does A Child Have At Each Age

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Growing all their baby teeth is one of the many milestones children reach in the first few years of life. Even though by the age of 3, most children end up with the same amount of teeth, how quickly they come in varies from child to child. Before you start planning a visit from the […]

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When Should A Baby Start Walking?

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It’s amazing to see your baby grow into a toddler and eventually start talking, but you might be wondering: When do babies start walking? Ideally, babies start walking between 8 and 16 months. Another answer is that babies do this when they are ready. You already know that every baby is different and that they […]

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Should I Remove the Pacifier When Baby Is Sleeping?

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Babies have an instinctive need to suck, and parents often turn to pacifiers to comfort their little one in the absence of a breast or bottle. But is pacifier use okay when a baby is sleeping? Should you remove it when your little one dozes off? The answer is no — you don’t need to […]

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When Should I Take My Toddler to the Dentist?

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As new parents, your toddler’s first tooth is something to be excited about! Your little one’s first tooth (and many more to come!) comes with the responsibility of caring for your child’s teeth and scheduling regular dental visits. One of the questions you likely have is when you should take your child to the dentist. […]

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The Developmental Milestones at 15 months of Age

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Starting to get the hang of parenting a toddler, despite the fact that your child is changing by the second? We understand that there is a lot of developmental milestones at 15 months of age to keep track of. If you notice anything these days, it’s that they’re exploring the world around them-they’re all about […]

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When Should Your Toddler Know Numbers?

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There are many milestones that your children will experience as they get older, and one of the most exciting is when they start to learn their numbers. It is a sign that your baby is maturing and that their brain is growing and evolving. The answer to when your toddler will know their numbers will […]

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When Should Your Toddler Sleep in a Bed?

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It is an incredible moment in your child’s life when they go from the crib to their own special bed and it can be tough for parents to see their baby growing up so fast. However, this is an important transition in everyone’s life, so it must be handled properly so that your child is […]

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When Should You Stop Breastfeeding Your Toddler?

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When you start to learn about breastfeeding your children and how long you should continue to do so, you will likely get a lot of answers. Fellow parents will tell you one thing, online resources will tell you another, and it can be confusing. In this article, we lay out the facts about breastfeeding and […]

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When Should My Toddler Know Shapes?

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As your toddler starts to grow into their own and they begin to comprehend the world around them, they will begin to learn many things, including their shapes. While many babies will begin to notice shapes and realize their existence in the first year or so, they will not really understand what they see until […]

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