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Breast Pumps: Don't Be Misled - Get the Facts
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Breast Pumps: Don't Be Misled - Get the Facts
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New mothers may have a host of questions about choosing a breast pump. This fact sheet provides tips on what type of breast pump to get and how to keep the pump clean.
Available: online, as pdf
Languages: English and Spanish
Cost: Free
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Children and Asthma: The Goal Is Control
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Children and Asthma: The Goal Is Control
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Details the incidence, triggers and treatment for childhood asthma.
Available: online, as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Immunizations and Developmental Milestones for Your Child from Birth Through 6 Years Old
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Immunizations and Developmental Milestones for Your Child from Birth Through 6 Years Old
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Easy to read and use immunization chart to track your child's vaccines.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Kids and Their Bones: A Parents' Guide
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Kids and Their Bones: A Parents' Guide
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Taking care of your child's bones now can protect against later fractures and possible osteoporosis. Learn about the factors that may affect the health of your child's bones. (Previous item number: 504T)
Available: online
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Parents' Guide to Childhood Immunizations
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Parents' Guide to Childhood Immunizations
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The guide offers a quick read on childhood diseases and the vaccines that protect children from them.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Parents: Acetaminophen in Pain Relief Medicine can Cause Liver Damage
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Parents: Acetaminophen in Pain Relief Medicine can Cause Liver Damage
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Acetaminophen is in many over the counter medicines. This fact sheet provides guidelines on how to properly give acetaminophen to your child.
Available: online
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Protect Your Baby from Group B Strep!
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Protect Your Baby from Group B Strep!
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Group B streptococcal septicemia is a severe bacterial infection that affects newborn infants. If untreated it can cause neonatal sepsis, which is a leading cause of neonatal death. Find out how to protect your baby from Group B Strep.
Available: online, as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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The Straight Poop on Kids and Diarrhea
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The Straight Poop on Kids and Diarrhea
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The most important aspect of treating diarrhea is knowing the signs of dehydration and taking steps to rehydrate the child. Learn the signs of dehydration and what you can do.
Available: online, as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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The Surgeon General Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding
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The Surgeon General Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding
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This Call to Action highlights the physical and financial benefits of breastfeeding to families and communities. It also outlines basic steps that health providers, employers, communities and families can do it support breastfeeding.
Available: online
Language: English
Cost: Free
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The Teen Brain: Still Under Construction
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The Teen Brain: Still Under Construction
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Learn about changes in the brain that occur during the teen years, and the significance of this stage of development.
Available: online, as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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When Your Brother or Sister Has Cancer: A Guide for Teens
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When Your Brother or Sister Has Cancer: A Guide for Teens
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In this booklet you will learn a little about cancer and how it's treated as well as how others have coped with a family member who has had cancer.
Available: online, as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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When Your Parent Has Cancer: A Guide for Teens
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When Your Parent Has Cancer: A Guide for Teens
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In this booklet you will learn a little about cancer and how it's treated as well as how others have coped with a parent who has had cancer.
Available: online, as pdf, e-reader
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Your Guide to Breastfeeding
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Your Guide to Breastfeeding
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This easy-to-read publication provides women the how-to information and support needed to breastfeed successfully. It explains why breastfeeding is best for baby, mom, and society and how loved ones can support a mother's decision to breastfeed. Expert tips and illustrations help new moms learn how to breastfeed comfortably and how to overcome common challenges. The wisdom of real moms is shared in personal stories that reassure and encourage.
Available: as pdf
Languages: English and Spanish
Cost: Free
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