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Safely Soothing Teething Pain and Sensory Needs in Babies and Older Children

Consider treating teething pain with a teething ring made of firm rubber (not frozen) or by rubbing the gums with a clean finger. Read this article and watch these videos to learn more. Español  Subscribe: FDA Consumer Health Information Teething is normal but may be a painful experience for infants and toddlers. Too often, well-meaning… Read More »

Older Fathers More Likely to Have Babies With Health Problems

Image Babies of older fathers are at greater risk of premature birth, low birth weight and other neonatal problems, a new study reports. Mothers may also be affected: Those with older partners were more likely to have gestational diabetes, probably because older paternity is associated with changes in the placenta. The study, published in BMJ,… Read More »