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Is Lyme disease dangerous during pregnancy?

People LOVE to pass around information calculated to terrify you as a pregnant or want-to-be pregnant woman. It’s almost like everything you do while pregnant could be construed as abuse of your unborn child (yoga, weight-lifting, coffee, cheese, wheat, relations with your partner, running, walking, breathing deep….). It can feel ridiculous after a while. If …

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Surviving Toddler Sleep Regression (aka Toddler Torture)

Why Does My 2 year Old Not Sleep? Man, isn’t this a common question. They don’t call them the “terrible two’s” for nothing. When an infant reaches toddlerhood, there’s a whole new wave of challenges to deal with, including toddler sleep regression. Kids in the 18 to 24-month range often go through a period of …

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Parent’s Guide to Language, Speech and Listening Development

While there is a broad spectrum of normal, there is a general expectation of when and how you’ll see language speech and listening development in kids. Below, I have written out a rough estimate of what will occur, and when. Remember, these are the milestones. Children will reach these in their own time, in their …

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