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Our tap water is safe to drink. Do I still need to buy the distilled water to mix with formula? 12/1/2015
At what age is it ok to give babies yogurt? 12/1/2015
Is it normal for a newborn to lose weight? How much is too much? 12/1/2015
Is a single chest x-ray dangerous for a 3-year-old? Too much radiation? 11/17/2015
My 7-month-old can already stand up by himself. Is it too early for him to stand? Will it be harmful? 11/17/2015
I have walking pneumonia. Is it safe for me to be around my 3-month-old? I'm worried she could get RSV. 11/17/2015
My 8-year-old had a seizure in school. Do you have any resources to help his teachers explain seizures and epilepsy to his classmates? 11/10/2015
How long should my daughter be rear-facing in her car seat? When can I turn her car seat forward? 10/15/2015
My son is nine years old and his teeth have a yellow tint. I make sure that he brushes and we use whitening toothpaste. Please help! 10/13/2015
Why should my son get the flu shot at the pediatrician’s office vs. a retail-based pharmacy? 10/1/2015
I’m worried my preschooler has become too iPad crazy! All she wants to do is play on that versus actual toys. What can I do? 9/14/2015
How can I get the “no texting while driving” message through to my daughter? 9/14/2015
Is it safe for a baby to get the flu vaccine in March and April, and then get the next season's flu vaccine in August, only 4 months apart? 9/10/2015
When is it ok for my daughter to return to school after having head lice? 8/27/2015
Does my child need to be revaccinated for HPV with Gardasil 9 if he received all 3 doses of Gardasil 4 or Cervarix? 5/28/2015

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