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How to Find Baby Gear That You’ll Use for Years 

As a first-time parent with a obsession with product ratings that I realize should be questioned, I spent an absurd amount of my pregnancy researching baby gear. I needed the most reliably secure swaddles, the perfect newborn bathtub and a musical mobile that was guaranteed to change my life.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Your Baby’s Teething Medicine Could Be Dangerous  

If you’re a parent, you’ve been there. All the rocking, patting and rounds of “Old McDonald” in the world won’t stop your baby’s misery. After weeks of sleepless nights, you think the child might need to be exorcised, but then it turns out she’s just getting new teeth.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Don’t Take Your Baby to a Chiropractor

If you have a baby, and if something is wrong with that baby (something always seems wrong), somebody will suggest that you take your baby to a chiropractor. Perhaps you will hear this recommendation even when nothing is wrong. Friends, do not take your baby to the chiropractor.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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You Could Prevent Peanut Allergies With a 99 Cent Snack

Small amounts of peanut protein can stave off peanut allergies, according to a landmark 2015 trial that found this approach reduced allergies by 80 percent in susceptible kids. You can now buy expensive peanut powders for your baby, but you know what works at least as well? A 99 cent snack called Bamba.Read more… Continue […]

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Baby Wipes Don’t Cause Food Allergies

It would be terrifying if baby wipes caused food allergies, right? Good thing we have zero evidence of that (phew). A recent study was reported as if this is the answer to why everybody’s allergic to peanuts, but guess what? The study didn’t prove that. And it didn’t involve baby wipes. It didn’t even involve […]

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Where You Can See Cute Little Zoo Babies Right Now

What’s better than getting to see incredible animals up close? Getting to see incredible, adorable baby animals up close! These little bundles of joy, which can be found in zoos all over the country and world, have got me singing like K-Ci & JoJo, “Baby baby, baby baby, baby baby, baby baby, baby baby…”Read more… […]

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Here’s a Better Way to Bathe Your Newborn 

In movies, immediately after a mother gives birth, a nurse places a pristine newborn in her arms. In real life, however, babies usually look more Alien 3 than Pampers ad as they enter the world—their heads are misshapen, their faces resemble grumpy old men, and they’re covered in a white film. The traditional protocol…Read more… […]

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How to Get Work Done When You’re Home With a Baby  

I won’t sugarcoat this. Trying to work while taking care of a baby is usually a mess. You’re exhausted. You can’t formulate coherent thoughts. You feel guilty all the time because you’re thinking about your baby while you work, and your work while you parent. You rely on that Almighty Nap, but it’s unpredictable, and…Read […]

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The ‘DNA App for Couples’ Knows My Kids’ Hair Color

In science, replication is important. One experiment can be a fluke, but if you get the same results over and over, you know you’re getting close to the truth. So when a DNA app called BabyGlimpse said it could predict what my children would look like, I was ready. I have three children, so I […]

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Reheat Breast Milk and Formula Using Your Sous-Vide Setup

I do not have a baby, but I have a sous-vide circulator (the light of my life), and I assume that other people who own sous-vide circulators might one day procreate. (Or maybe they already have!) For these offspring-having, sous-vide-savvy home cooks, I have great news: you can use your sous-vide setup to warm breast…Read […]

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