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No bottles, please!

In the weeks leading up to having my son I was frequently asked, “How long do you plan to breastfeed?” ...

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Hidden dangers on our kids’ plates

A few weeks ago I read a Consumer Reports study showing concerning levels of arsenic in rice. It turns out ...

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Parenting a Child with ADHD: More advice from a MomDoc

When I was in medical school I told a professor that if I ever had a child with ADHD I ...

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Vitamin Wars – Do my kids need supplements?

If you read online guidance about nutritional supplements and vitamins for kids, you can easily fill an entire cabinet with ...

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Preventing the Flu

It’s that time of the year. Flu season is upon us once again! In St. Louis, we are already seeing ...

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No football for you

Can I? Will I? Let my child learn to play one of our nation’s most treasured past-times? Please don’t think ...

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Is That Rat Poison in my Baby’s Rice Cereal?

Earlier this year we heard about arsenic in apple and grape juice. This month the news has broken that most ...

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Taking time to exercise is good mom behavior

I can remember waking up in middle school to my mom returning from a training run with stories of “the ...

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Sexting: Is it Safe Sex?

A new study published in the medical journal Pediatrics found that about 15% of youths with cell phones sext, and ...