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is in compliance with the HONcode

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Certificate validity: valid until Aug 2019

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Date of initial review:

18 May 2006

Certificate validity:

valid until Aug 2019

Date of last visit:

10 Sep 2018
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Content identified by the HONcode team

The content below is a sample of the content identified at a specific date by the HONcode team that justifies the respect of the eight ethical principles.

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This Internet site provides information of a general nature and is designed for educational purposes only. If you have any concerns about your own health or the health of your child, you should always consult with a physician or other healthcare professional.

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AAP. 2015a. Disciplining your child. American Academy of Pediatrics. www.healthychildren.org/English/family-life/family-dynamics/communication-discipline/Pages/Disciplining-Your-Child.aspx [Accessed January 2017]
AAP. 2015b. Where we stand: Spanking. American Academy of Pediatrics. www.healthychildren.org/English/family-life/family-dynamics/communication-discipline/Pages/Where-We-Stand-Spanking.aspx [Accessed January 2017]
Gunderson EA, et al. 2013. Parent praise to 1- to 3-year-olds predicts children’s motivational frameworks 5 years later. Child Development 84(5):1526-41. onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/cdev.12064/abstract [Accessed January 2017]
Nemours Foundation. 2013. Disciplining your toddler. kidshealth.org/en/parents/toddler-tantrums.html [Accessed January 2017]
Zero to Three. 2016. Toddlers and challenging behavior: Why they do it and how to respond. www.zerotothree.org/resources/326-toddlers-and-challenging-behavior-why-they-do-it-and-how-to-respond [Accessed January 2017]

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The information posted on our boards and chats, including advice and opinions, is the responsibility of those members who create the posts.

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Viral photo proves breast milk is seriously amazing
Maggie Downs
posted: January 29, 2018, 8:00 am

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This Web Site is owned by BabyCenter. All right to, title to, and interest in the Content available via the Web Site, the Web Site's look and feel, the designs, trademarks, service marks, and trade names displayed on the Web Site, and the Web Site URLs, are the property of BabyCenter or its licensors, and are protected by copyrights, trademarks, patents, or other proprietary rights and laws.

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The site is also moderated by the many users called "Group Owners" who set up and volunteer to administer groups. They're not employed by BabyCenter and they moderate on a purely voluntary basis.

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We never allow advertisers to influence editorial content

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all advertising is either clearly separated from editorial content (in standard placements such as banner ads and right-hand units), or clearly labeled "advertisement" or "from our sponsors."

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The content of this certificate has been collected by the HON Foundation and may not be used without HON's express consent.

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However, despite the complaint system that has been put in place and the periodic review and automatic monitoring of certified sites to ensure maximum compliance with the HONcode ethical principles, it is impossible to eliminate all risks of incoherence that may appear.

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