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Take the Stress Out of Introducing Solid Foods to Baby: 6 pediatrician-recommended tips

(Family Features) While every child is different and parents should always defer to their pediatrician to be sure their baby is developmentally ready for solid foods, consider these six tips and tricks based on frequently asked questions for transitioning to solids.

6 Simple Ways to Soothe a Teething Baby

(Family Features) When a baby is teething, parents often spend long days and nights trying to soothe their little one's discomfort. Begin a smoother teething journey for your family with these ideas.

Simplify Back-to-School Season

(Family Features) Between tools for the classroom and supplies for quick and nutritious meals at home or on the go, these ideas can help ensure you're ready for what the new school year brings.

Parents Urged to Check their Window Coverings for Dangerous Cords [Video]

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Reducing Food Insecurity in Infants and Toddlers

(Family Features) Food insecurity isn't a new problem in the United States, but the economic upheaval created by the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the problem. Support good nutrition during infancy and toddlerhood for your own children and others in the community with these tips.

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