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Sex & Pregnancy 411: The new mini ebook from the authors of Expecting 411!

Excerpted from the best-selling pregnancy book, EXPECTING 411, this easy-to-read, 28-page ebook covers everything you wanted to know about having sex while pregnant, but were afraid to ask! Just 99 cents! Expert advice and tips include: • Will I die if I have oral sex? No kidding, a major pregnancy book says this could happen—we give you […]

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Hello Kobo fans! All our books now available as Kobo ebooks!

Got a Kobo e-reader? Now you can read all of our books on your Kobo! Click the links below to see our books on the Kobo bookstore! Baby Bargains Baby 411 Expecting 411 Toddler 411 Bridal Bargains

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Reader Q&A: The new MaterniT21 screening test for Down Syndrome

Tracy G. writes in today with a question on a new screening test: I have the most recent version of Expecting 411. There’s no mention of the new MaterniT21 test and I wondered if you might address it on your website? Would really love your take on it as I have come to trust your […]

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New! Revised and updated 2nd edition of Expecting 411 coming soon! Pre-order a copy today!

Yes, it’s America’s other best-selling pregnancy book! And now Expecting 411 is back with a revised and updated 2nd edition! Here’s a quick look at what’s new in the 2nd edition: New research on how to prevent preterm births. Fish facts and fish tales. What’s safe, what’s not, and why you SHOULD eat fish. The latest […]

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RECALL: Britax Recalling 14,220 Chaperone Infant Car Seats for Safety Harness Straps That Will Not

  Consumer Advisory: Britax Recalling 14,220 ChildChaperone Infant Car Seatsfor Safety Harness Straps That Will Not Properly Restrain Child For Immediate Release January 27, 2012 Contact: Derrell Lyles, 202-366-6651 WASHINGTON, DC – The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is alerting consumers of a safety recall involving 14,220 Chaperone Infant Car Seats sold in the […]

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Update on infant formula and baby's death in MO

Here is the response from Mead Johnson, regarding the news of formula being investigated in the death of a baby in Missouri: Dear Valued Healthcare Professional:   Our company recently became aware of an infant’s death in Missouri.  The infant tested positive for Cronobacter (E. sakazakii), which is a microorganism commonly found in the environment […]

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Possible infant formula contamination linked to a newborn death

Here is the official announcement from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Wal-Mart announced Wednesday it has pulled Enfamil Premium Newborn formula from its store shelves nationwide after the death in Missouri of a newborn boy who was given the formula. The move was a precautionary measure, Wal-Mart said. No government or manufacturer recall had been […]

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Sleep 411: Our newest fun-size ebook!

Got sleep questions? Wonder if your baby will ever sleep through the night? Sleep 411 is the answer! The latest in our new series of fun-size books (the first was Potty Training 411), Sleep 411 answers all your infant sleep and nap questions. Learn the latest scientific research on newborn sleep, safety and more. Read […]

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When to cut the umbilical cord? Sooner or later?

A new study published today in the British Medical Journal rekindles the debate on whether there is a benefit to waiting a little while to cut the umbilical cord after a baby is born. The standard of care in the U.S., as well as other developed nations, is to cut a newborn’s umbilical cord within […]

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New healthy heart guidelines, starting at birth

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and the American Academy of Pediatrics have joined forces to create new recommendations to reduce heart disease…starting on Day 1 of life and going through adulthood. Although the advice to screen all preteens and teenagers for high cholesterol levels grabbed the headlines, there is quite a bit more […]

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