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Easier said than done but there are ways. Eating by Shutterstock

Eight sneaky tricks to get your children to eat healthy food

A child’s diet should be high in fruit and vegetables, high in complex carbohydrates such as brown bread, brown pasta and brown rice and relatively low in fat and sugary foods. It should also be low in…
Leaving distressed babies to cry without comforting them may compromise their psychological development. Pedro Klien/Flickr

Health Check: is controlled crying the best way to get baby to sleep?

Controlled crying has been hotly debated since it was first recommended in a 1985 book about infant sleep problems. It involves letting a baby cry itself to sleep without any interaction once it has been…

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