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Addressing Baby Health Concerns

As you care for your infant, it's inevitable that baby health concerns will pop up.

Whether it's constipation or the croup, allergies or autism, these articles on common infant health issues will provide the solid answers you need to keep your newborn healthy.

"The greatest wealth is health."
~ Virgil

I highly recommend you purchase a medical guide to help you with those late-night surprises. I have three, and they always seem to come in handy. Here are some of the easily-understood medical books I keep in my home.

Update! This article has been re-written and can currently be found here.

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