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A new Cleveland Clinic study finds waiting to bathe a healthy newborn for 12 or more hours after birth increased the rate of moms exclusively breastfeeding during while in the hospital.
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Like many pediatricians, I recommend that you introduce solid food to your baby no earlier than 6 months old. A study published in the April issue of the journal Pediatrics shows many moms are jumping the gun and feeding their babies solid food earlier without knowing the risks. Of the 1,300 moms that were questioned, 40 … Read More