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What parents need to know about pain in newborns

By: Claire McCarthy, M.D., Faculty Editor Just because newborn babies canít tell you they feel pain doesnít mean they donít feel pain. They do. And parents can help. We tend to think that newborns are too little to really experience pain, and that if they do experience it, they soon forget it. However, research has shown that, indeed, babies do experience pain ó and that repeated painful experiences in the newborn period can lead…

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