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10 Mistakes New Parents Make

The top gaffes of new parents during baby's first year and how to avoid them.

New-parent mistake No. 10: Trusting unreliable sources for parenting advice.

"Many new parents go to the wrong places for parenting advice. This is a classic parenting mistake," Walker says. She advises that you be careful about where you get your information. Walker says, "WebMD.com, the Federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the American Academy of Pediatrics are reputable and useful when making decisions about general medical care and immunizations."

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Reviewed on October 17, 2013

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