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Factfile: What is Invasive Pneumococcal Disease (IPD)?

Factfile: What is Invasive Pneumococcal Disease (IPD)?

  BABY MINDER – IPD is a serious illness caused by bacteria (called Streptococcus pneumoniae) that enters the body and can cause disease if they spread to the blood (blood ...

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Factfile: What is Pneumococcal Meningitis?

Factfile: What is Pneumococcal Meningitis?

  BABY MINDER – Pneumococcal meningitis is a serious disease caused by the bacterium Streptococcus pneumoniae in which the meninges (the protective layers that cover the brain and spinal cord) ...

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Factfile: What is Pneumonia?

Factfile: What is Pneumonia?

  BABY MINDER – Pneumonia is a serious lung infection usually caused by bacteria or virus. Streptococcus pneumoniae is the most common cause of bacterial pneumonia in children. 

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Tips from Other Cultures: Nutrition for Expectant Moms

Tips from Other Cultures: Nutrition for Expectant Moms

  Just because you have to pay careful attention to what you’re eating doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy variety in your diet. Here are a few ideas from around the world. American ...

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Food Allergies and Intolerance in Infants

Food Allergies and Intolerance in Infants

  Food intolerance is a general term that describes an adverse reaction to ingested food regardless of the underlying cause. The reaction may be due to certain additives or the ...

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Introducing Solid Foods to your Baby

Introducing Solid Foods to your Baby

Weaning is the process of getting your baby gradually off breast-feeding and bottle-feeding and shifting him to solid food. You don’t have to rush your baby into eating solid food. ...

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