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Vicki Balint, who writes for Raising Arizona Kids thought she new plenty about newborn babies but she didn’t know that they are obligate nasal breathers, which means they cannot breathe through their mouths until they are around four months old. This she discovered when she read Dr. Nina Shapiro’s new book, Take a Deep Breath: Clear The Air For The Health Of Your Child (World Scientific, January 2012). 

Dr. Shapiro is  Director of Pediatric Ear, Nose, and Throat at the Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, and Associate Professor of Surgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.

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