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December 29, 2010 | 1126

As moms celebrated the recent delivery of their new bundle of joy, the Center for Vaccine Awareness and Research at Texas Children's Hospital delivered some unexpected holiday cheer along with the gift of vaccination through the "cocoon strategy" vaccination program.

December 28, 2010 | 1126

I am often asked, "What foods should I stay away from when I'm breastfYoung Mother Breastfeeding Her Babyeeding?"

Actually, you don't have to be on a strict diet when you're breastfeeding. Your baby has already been exposed to the foods you eat while you are pregnant by swallowing the amniotic fluid around them in the womb.

December 21, 2010 | 1126

On November 30, 2010, the U.S. and Canada released new guidelines for calcium and vitamin D intake. The vitamin D guidelines have long been awaited as there is tremendous interest in health effects of vitamin D. I have been privileged to participate in the development of these new as well as the previous guidelines. Here are some key points related to vitamin D and children:

December 20, 2010 | 1126

Choosing Safe Holiday ToysEven though shops began advertising Christmas before Halloween this year, it's really time to get ready for the holidays now. I am well aware of the parental desire to buy gifts that will inspire envy across the neighborhood...

December 16, 2010 | 1126

I'm always amazed at the structured discipline that parents hold themselves to when getting their kids ready for bed. Almost on the clock: bath, story, bed. And for good reason. Any parent worth their salt knows that successful sleep patterns

begin with the repetition of a nightly routine. Routines tell children what's about to happen and what's expected of them. Rituals create order for children.