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  1. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) - Health Tools

    Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health. Actionsets are designed to help people take an active role in managing a health condition. Grief: Coping with grief ...

  2. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) - Frequently Asked Questions

    Learning about sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS): What is SIDS? Who is affected by SIDS? When SIDS occurs: How do I cope with my grief after the loss of a baby to SIDS? What kind of investigation is done when a baby may have died of SIDS? Preventing SIDS: What's the safest sleeping position for my baby? How can I make my baby's crib as safe as possible? Is it safe for me and my baby to sleep in ...

  3. Cognitive Development, Ages 1 to 12 Months - Topic Overview

    Cognitive development is the process by which the brain develops the abilities to learn and remember. Cognitive development follows a typical pattern in the first 12 months of life. Between 1 and 2 months of age,infants become interested in new objects and will turn their gaze toward them. They also gaze longer at more complex objects and seem to thrive on novelty,as though trying to learn ...

  4. Language Development, Ages 1 to 12 Months - Topic Overview

    Babies begin developing language at birth. By 12 months,they may have mastered a few words and usually understand far more. Speech development is extremely variable,but language skills develop in many subtle ways. At 1 month of age,infants turn to a soft voice,especially a parent's voice. Around 3 to 6 weeks of age,babies use different cries to communicate,such as a shrill cry for pain ...

  5. Sensory and Motor Development, Ages 1 to 12 Months - Topic Overview

    Sensory and motor development is the gradual process by which a child gains use and coordination of the large muscles of the legs,trunk,and arms,and the smaller muscles of the hands. A baby begins to experience new awareness through sight,touch,taste,smell,and hearing. Babies' sensory and motor development generally follows a typical pattern: At 1 month of age,babies' neck muscles are ...

  6. Mastitis While Breast-Feeding - Exams and Tests

    A health professional can usually diagnose mastitis based on the patient's symptoms and by examining the affected breast. Other tests are usually not needed.

  7. Mastitis While Breast-Feeding - Topic Overview

    Mastitis is a breast inflammation usually caused by infection.

  8. Mastitis While Breast-Feeding - Treatment Overview

    Mastitis will not go away without treatment. If you develop mastitis symptoms, call your health professional today.

  9. Mastitis While Breast-Feeding - Home Treatment

    From the time you begin breastfeeding until your baby is weaned, take measures to prevent mastitis.

  10. Antibiotics for Mastitis While Breast-Feeding

    Drug details for Antibiotics for mastitis while breast-feeding.

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