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Your child's health and safety is our top priority. Please search our resource library for information on health, nutrition, fitness, injury prevention and other important topics.

Feeding & Eating

3 Ways to Build Strong Bones

We build almost all our bone density when we're kids and teens. Kids with strong bones have a better chance of avoiding bone weakness later in life. Here's how parents can help.

Binge Eating Disorder

Kids who eat unusually large amounts of food - and feel guilty or secretive about it - could be struggling with binge eating disorder.

Breastfeeding FAQs: Getting Started

Here are answers to common questions about getting started with breastfeeding.

Breastfeeding FAQs: How Much and How Often

Here's info about how often to breastfeed your baby, how long it takes to nurse, and much more.

Breastfeeding FAQs: Out and About

Here are answers to some common questions about going out in public as a breastfeeding mom - from how to do it discreetly to taming sneaky leaks.

Breastfeeding FAQs: Pain and Discomfort

Here are answers to some common questions about preventing and reducing breastfeeding discomfort, such as nipple and breast pain.

Breastfeeding FAQs: Pumping

Here are answers to some common questions about pumping your breast milk - from buying a pump to making the process a little easier.

Breastfeeding FAQs: Safely Storing Breast Milk

Here are answers to some common questions about how to keep breast milk and how to clean and sterilize supplies, from bottles to nipples to breast pump parts.

Breastfeeding FAQs: Sleep - Yours and Your Baby's

Here are answers to some common questions about breastfed babies and sleep - from where they should snooze to when they'll finally start sleeping through the night.

Breastfeeding FAQs: Solids and Supplementing

Here are answers to some common supplemental feeding questions - from when to introduce solids to offering breastfed babies formula.