Children

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Study: U.S. Moms Typically Space Pregnancies 2½ Years Apart

For U.S. moms, the typical time between pregnancies is about 2½ years but nearly a third of women space their children too close, a government study shows.

04/16/2015

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Montgomery Co. ‘Free-Range Children’ Taken Into Custody Again

The Montgomery County parents who let their children walk around their Silver Spring neighborhood alone are being investigated again after authorities reportedly found the two kids at a park on Sunday.

04/13/2015

New Family Taxes

5 Tax Breaks New Parents Should Know About

Tax breaks can make raising children a little more affordable.

04/06/2015

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D.C. Parents Who Left Toddlers Alone While Wine Tasting Plead Guilty

A D.C. couple accused of leaving their two toddlers alone in a cold car as they attended a wine-tasting in February has pleaded guilty, the couple’s attorney says.

03/19/2015

Top Tips For Children Fighting Spring Allergies

Allergies have no known cure, at least not yet, so when spring allergies hit, you and your child are in it for the long haul. Fighting off spring allergies and dealing with symptoms is, however, possible.

03/18/2015

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Virginia House Fire Kills 3 Small Children

A toddler and two infants have died in a house fire in Portsmouth.

03/07/2015

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Researchers Test Device To Help Deaf Children Detect Sounds

At age 3, Angelica Lopez is helping to break a sound barrier for deaf children.

02/14/2015

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Health: New Warning About Laundry Detergent Pods And Kids

They’re colorful little packets of laundry detergent: convenient, easy-to-use, but also enticing for children.

11/12/2014

Cheverly home where two children were found dead. (Photo: Heather Curtis/All-News 99.1)

Young Md. Mother Indicted in 2 Toddlers’ Deaths

A grand jury in Prince George’s County has indicted a young mother from Cheverly for killing her two toddlers by placing plastic bags and duct tape around their heads.

10/31/2014

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New Test to Cause Spike in Illness Cases in Kids

For more than two months, health officials have been struggling to understand the size of a national wave of severe respiratory illnesses caused by an unusual virus. This week, they expect the wave to start looking a whole lot bigger.

10/14/2014

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