Ask the expert: Key financial step to prepare for a new baby?

Q: What is the most important thing to to financially prepare for the arrival of a baby?A: The most important financial move you can take while expecting is to ensure financial security for your child and remaining family members, in the event of an unexpected passing of a family's wage …

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Ask the doctor: Hot Dogs safe for pregnant moms?

Q: Summer is around the corner, which means family vacations, gatherings and bbqs and of course baseball games.Is it safe for pregnant women to eat what is considered maybe the most popular food of these summer activities, the all-American hot dog?A: Once a woman is pregnant, she naturally …

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Ask the Doctor : Placenta Previa caused by me?

Q : Can placenta abruption and placenta previa be caused by me?A : Placental abruption occurs when the placenta separates from the wall of the uterus before the baby is born. Placenta previa occurs when the placenta is very close to or covers the opening of the cervix. If you have a previous …

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Ask the Doctor: Biggest worry for pregnant moms over 35?

Q: What is the biggest worry for pregnancy over 35 and is there anything I can do about it other than worry?A: OB/GYN doctors are seeing more and more pregnant patients over age 35 now than ever before.Many females are delaying childbirth due to the demands of their career and education, especially …

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Ask the doctor: first trip to the dentist?

Q: At what age should a newborn go to the dentist for the first time? A: Baby teeth are vulnerable to tooth decay from their very first appearance, on average between the ages of six and 12 months.  The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) encourages all parents and …

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Ask the Doctor: Worst toxic dangers at home to clean up before bringing home a newborn?

Q: What are the 3 most important toxic dangers I should clean up before bringing home a newborn?A:  It's difficult to rank individual items that pose hazards to our children, because it depends on how much you use a particular product and what your lifestyle is like. However, these are three …

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Ask the Doctor: Hormones = craziness?

Q: How can I distinguish between hormones and just plain craziness during pregnancy?Making a whole new person is a big deal. For the woman accomplishing this amazing feat, not the least of this is the flood of hormones affecting every organ in your body, including your brain.If you began …

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How do I chose a Pediatrician?

Ask the Baby Nurse: 6 questions to ask when choosing a pediatrician for your newborn.Although you likely already have a lengthy list of baby prep to-dos, be sure that "choose a pediatrician" is on that list somewhere. The process of sifting through pediatricians can take some time, so you'll …

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Air Travel with a New Baby?

Q: As a baby, I flew cross-country at 4 weeks old. When is the youngest you'd suggest a baby can make a plane flight? A: The pediatricians I work with agree that any age is safe, but suggest the best age is after your infant has received his/her vaccines at two months.  If …

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The Allergy Doctor says

Q: How can I know if my newborn baby has a peanut allergy before he is dangerously exposed? A: The development of peanut allergy is a combination of the role of genetic and environmental factorsthat are not very well understood.  It is really not possible to determine whether a newborn baby will …

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