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Adult vaccination against pertussis key to keeping newborns safe
Sleep tight: Safe sleep settings for babies
Parents rate flu vaccine lower than other recommended childhood vaccines
Sick of the flu vaccine?
"Sugar Wars": Combatting cavities during Children's Dental Health Month
Holiday traveling: Car seat safety
Emergencies at preschool and child care: Many parents not sure about the plans
In case of emergency: What's the plan at your child's daycare or preschool?
Whooping cough still impacting babies and families
Got milk? Breast milk purchased online may be contaminated with cow’s milk
Sharenting: Parents share their views on parenting in the age of social media
Nut-free home? New study calls delayed peanut exposure into question
Screens over sleep? How screen time impacts sleep time for kids
Many parents still missing the message on rear-facing car seat safety
Not something to sneeze at: FDA warns about dangers of cold medicines for young children
Parents share their thoughts about daycare vaccination policies
What do parents think about daycare vaccination policies?
Hospital websites missing important information about whooping cough prevention
Substance use: A top health issue for children & teens
Parents want to make the call on circumcision
Upcoming report: What do new parents want to know about circumcision?
On the move: Physical activity opportunities for kids show signs of improvement
When sick kids are banned from child care, many working parents head to emergency rooms
Protecting babies from whooping cough before they’re even born
Media overload? Parents limit screen time for young kids
New “Race for Results” report shows opportunity gap for kids
One-third of parents resort to spanking to discipline babies
Parents without health insurance less likely to take breastfeeding classes
Breastfeeding: Are resources reaching the parents who need them?
Some parents still missing the message about cough medicines and young children
Should smoking be banned in cars when children are present?
Keeping kids away from secondhand smoke
Whooping cough on the rise: is your newborn protected?
Safe dreams: sleep safety for babies
Share your story: Cough & cold medicines for young kids
Cough & cold medicine for young kids: Upcoming report
Do you listen to your children’s doctor?
Parents: Will you give your kids OTC cough & cold meds to combat flu season?
Safe Travels Part 3: Sleep Safety
Parents worry about losing their jobs when they stay home to care for sick kids
Upcoming report: How do working parents manage when kids get sick?
Car seat safety: Are your kids using the right safety restraints?
Expectant moms on opiate drugs: A rising health concern for infants
Childhood poisoning: many support single-dose packaging for medicines
Medicine-related poisoning in young children: Upcoming report
NPCH reports that kids in low-income families are drinking too much juice
Inferiority complex? Parents rate flu lower than other vaccines
Emergencies at preschool & child care: Do parents know the plan?
Parents on social media: Likes and dislikes of sharenting
Parents support daycare policies to get kids up-to-date on vaccines
The circumcision decision: Parents want info, not directives, from docs
“Breast is best” but uninsured parents take breastfeeding classes less often
Broad public support for banning smoking in vehicles with kids present
Protecting newborns from whooping cough
Parents ignore warning labels, give cough & cold meds to young kids
Just what the doctor ordered? Not for many parents
Sick kids, struggling parents
Easy-access medicines a poisoning risk for kids at home
Too much of a good thing? Kids in low-income families drink more juice than recommended
Many infants at risk in unsafe sleep settings
Many young children off to a poor start with dental health
Parents turning car seats to face forward too early
Despite warnings, parents continue to use cough & cold medicines for young kids