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    If you own a gun, prevent accidental injuries by following these safety practices


    The most effective way to keep kids safe from gun injuries is to have no guns in a home where children live or play. If you do have a gun in your home, follow these important tips to prevent accidental injuries.

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    Child Safety Seat Guidelines: Rear-Facing Until Age 2


    In a policy statement published in Pediatrics, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) now advises parents to keep toddlers in rear-facing car seats until age two, or until they exceed the height or weight limit for the car seat, which can be found on the back of the seat.

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    How to properly clean your breast pump


    The CDC recently issued updated guidelines for mothers who use a breast pump. Le Bonheur Lactation Consultant Ruth Munday explains the new guidelines.