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Parents urgently warned not to give babies teething necklaces after child dies

Parents have been urgently warned to keep their babies away from teething necklaces, after The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has deemed them unsafe. The FDA issued the warning after an 18-month old child was strangled to death by his amber teething necklace during a nap. A seven-month old child also choked on the beads… Read More »

Depression in New Moms Adversely Affects the Health of Babies and Other Family Members

Maternal depression experienced by half of expectant and new mothers go undiagnosed and untreated, which can lead to major long-term health problems both for parents and for their infants. In an effort to prevent such complications, a new report released by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is once again urging doctors to screen mothers… Read More »