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Belle Verdiglione Features

Alison Hazelbaker, Ph.D., IBCLC, Columbus, Ohio, USA Photo:  Belle Verdiglione Tongue-tie and “lip-tie” are terms tripping off many a tongue today. Alison Hazelbaker examines what parents need to know if they suspect their baby may have a tie. Recently, my second grandson and seventh grandchild was born. One of the first things I did as his grandmother, after the magical first hours slid by, was to check his tongue...

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Jaundice & the Breastfed Baby Features

Updated February 2016 Photo: JVC Photography   During the first week following birth more than half of all newborns become jaundiced. In most cases, this is a normal part of adjusting to life outside the womb. Jaundice may infrequently be a sign of more serious health problems and is more prevalent in premature babies. What is jaundice? Most babies are born with more red blood cells...

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