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SIDS: The Facts Behind Every Parent’s Fear

“The specific definition of SIDS is death of an infant under one year that remains unexplained,” says neonatologist and clinical associate professor of paediatrics, Dr. Michael Goodstein. The lack of clarity in its explanation is largely what makes SIDS—Sudden Infant Death Syndrome—so scary; that and the fact that sometimes, it’s unavoidable—the tragic consequence of a glitch in physiology. More positively, however, research shows there are still things you can do to lower your child’s risk.

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How to Get Your Child to Eat More Fish

Fish is an incredible source of Omega-3 fatty acids—which are integral for healthy brain development as well as visual acuity. But despite the major benefits, converting kids to the enjoyment of actually eating fish can be tricky; the texture and smell can be…intimidating. Here’s how to encourage your young ones to overcome their fishy fears and try the tuna…Or at least eat the mac ‘n’ cheese you’ve hidden the tuna inside of.

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YouTube Cracks Down on Dangerous Content

YouTube has recently received an avalanche of bad press, criticised for its poor control over potentially harmful content advertised as ‘kid-friendly’. A scary revelation for any parent who’s ever left their child alone with an iPad–even just for the few minutes it takes for one of these disingenuous videos to begin streaming; but the good news is that YouTube is cracking down on the offending users and inappropriate uploads.

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