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Fresh air for a newborn is AOK!

AnnieChance

I know there's a lot of moms out there who don't think it's OK to take a newborn outside. It seems to be an old rule, maybe when weather was rougher or health care wasn't as good. But increasingly new moms and new dads are venturing out. Now there's no reason to stay shut in for the first few months with your little one—researchers have not been able to prove that one way or another is healthier for your little one. So get out there and enjoy!

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I was just reading about a study showing that having a fan in a baby's room may decrease the incidence of SIDS. There's so much that we're still learning ...