baby-inarticleIt’s funny how, when you have a baby in your arms, those around you become so eager to give you all sorts of advice about what you should do to care for your little one. “Balutin mo mabuti ng kumot; nilalamig ‘yan,” “Ang cute ng baby mo. Puwera usog!” or “Lagyan mo ng tabing sa ulo; mahamog sa labas” are just a few of the things you may hear. Baffled? We consulted an expert to separate myth from truth.

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(First published in Good Housekeeping Magazine, Good Family section as "10 Baby Care Myths Debunked" in January to February 2010; adapted for use in Female Network. Photo via sxc.hu)

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