Baby Care

Just Had a Baby? A Six-Week Survival Guide

Your first weeks home with a new baby can be awkward and scary. Here's what to expect and how to stay sane.

Kangaroo Care: 9 Benefits of Skin-to-Skin Contact

When Baby is Wheezing

Three common causes of wheezing in infants, plus key ways to promote an easier-breathing environment for your bub.

The Latest Baby Gear Recalls

From booster seats to IKEA crib mattresses to Graco strollers and Beech-Nut baby food, here are the recent major baby gear recalls. Are any of these items in your home?

9 Easy Ways to Get Baby to Sleep Now

Great sleepers are made, not born. Take back the night with this 24/7 guide.

Caution! Some 'First Finger Foods' Aren't Actually Safe for Babies

You might want to rethink feeding your infant certain suggested starter foods after this major revelation.

4 Myths About Babies

Our expert pediatricians weigh in on these smart-sounding (but wrong) ideas.

Tips for Stress-Free Food Shopping With Your Baby

How to conquer the grocery store with baby in tow.

Cry-It-Out Method

An interview with Robert Sears, M.D. explaining the practice of letting a baby "cry it out."

Dog Meets Baby

When baby arrives, are you thinking, "Move over, Rover"?

Your Newborn: A User's Guide

Your baby needs special care right after birth. Follow these simple, doctor-recommended tips for keeping your newborn clean and healthy.

This App Will Be Your Baby's New Bedtime Routine

Expert advice to get your little one to sleep, thanks to a step-by-step bedtime routine and app.

5 Ways to Prevent Food Allergies

Follow these precautions, reduce the risk.

Pacifier Pros and Cons

Is it good or bad to give your baby a binkie? We offer the latest news.

The New-Mom Guide to Protecting Baby From the Sun

New Parents More Sleep-Deprived Than We Thought

Think you're the only new mom who routinely gets just an hour of uninterrupted sleep? Think again.

Most Parents Make Infant Car Seat Mistakes, Says Study

A whopping 93 percent of new parents make at least one infant car seat mistake when buckling up their baby.

4 Easy-to-Use Cloth Diapers

Cloth diapers are cheap, eco-friendly, and less of a hassle than you think. Here's what you need to know.

4 Quirkiest Baby Trends of 2013

From breast milk jewelry to diaper-free babies

There Might Be a Totally Normal Reason Your Baby Turns Blue

If you've ever seen your baby take on a blue cast, you know how scary this is and it still warrants a 911 call. But according to new research, your baby could be totally fine.

Could Serotonin Hold the Cure for SIDS?

A new study sheds light on the causes of sudden infant death syndrome. Does this mean a treatment could be on its way?

Should Crib Bumpers Be Banned?

These seemingly innocuous sleep accessories can be incredibly dangerous for your child and medical experts are calling for them to be pulled from the market.

Newborn or Alien?

Red marks, coneheads and crossed eyes are just some of the features infants may be born with. But don't worry; they aren''t permanent.

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