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Low birth weight

Babies born weighing less than 5 1/2 pounds are considered low birthweight, and are at increased risk for serious health problems as newborns,...

Failure to thrive

Failure to thrive is a term used to describe a child who seems to be gaining weight or height more slowly than other children of his or her age and...

Newborn feeding problems

You may be unsure about how to begin breast-feeding. A lactation consultant is available at many hospitals and birthing centers. These consultants...