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Safe Sleep Tips for Parents

October is sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) awareness month. Prem Fort, M.D., explains how safe sleep practices can reduce a baby’s risk of SIDS.

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How to Put Baby to Sleep

Understanding safe sleep guidelines can help protect against sudden infant death syndrome. Find tips from our expert and create a safe sleep environment for your baby.

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Kids and Sleep: When Should a Parent be Concerned?

Luis Ortiz, M.D., discusses how parents can help their children get enough sleep.

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Eat, Sleep, Poop – The Top 3 Things New Parents Need to Know

Having a newborn can be an exciting yet somewhat scary time, especially for first-time parents. While there’s no official guide that tells you what to do when you bring baby home from hospital, there are a few key areas new parents should focus on according to Johns Hopkins All Children’s experts—eating, sleeping and pooping.

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The Importance of Sleep for Kids

It’s important for everyone to get a good night’s rest but even more important for children. Rachel Dawkins, M.D., with Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital talks about the importance of sleep for kids.

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Advice for New Moms and Moms-to-Be

Becoming a first-time mom is often a time of utter joy, but with it comes new challenges and many questions. Rachel Dawkins, M.D., is the medical director of the Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine Program at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. We sat down with Dawkins for a Q & A to learn about the top five most commonly asked questions.

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