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Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 05/10/2011

Too much bottle feeding makes kids obese, study says

Two-year-olds who primarily drink from bottles or have one before going to bed are 33 percent more likely to be obese by age 5, says a study from The Journal of Pediatrics. (Consumer Reports)

Facebook users need to be at least 13 years old, but 7.5 million profiles on the social networking site belong to children younger than 13, says a survey from Consumer Reports. Most of the underage users are younger than 10 and their activity is not monitored by their parents. (PC Magazine)

Mothers who had Caesarean sections were found to be happier with their birthing experience than those who had vaginal deliveries, says new data from Johns Hopkins and the Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The number of C-sections increased 53 percent from 1996 through 2008. (Chicago Tribune)

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By On Parenting  |  12:51 PM ET, 05/10/2011

 
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