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Should You Let Your Baby ‘Cry It Out’ and Sleep? (Video)

There she is, your beautiful baby. Her eyes are finally closing as her chest begins to rise and fall. And then what seems like split second later, she’s up, and she’s crying. Again. Should you use the cry it out method? Experts say there is something more moderate you could try: graduated extinction. Watch to learn more.

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4 Reasons for New Moms to Gather in Support Groups

Krista Afumbom came home from the hospital ready to devote herself to first-time motherhood and care of her new baby daughter. With her husband at work during the day and family far away, though, the Lakewood, Ohio mother felt alone and exhausted. “In the beginning when you bring home a new baby, it’s very isolating,” … Read More

From the Jar or Blender: Which Baby Food Is Best?

The debate continues on whether homemade baby food is better than commercially produced food. Most moms have been in on the conversation at some point, whether or not they still have a 6- to 9-month-old. “Both types of food have pros and cons,” says Mona Rifka, MD, pediatrician at Cleveland Clinic’s Hillcrest Hospital. Baby food … Read More