Baby Care

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

First Getaway With Baby: Travel Tips from the Pros

Heading home for the holidays with baby? Follow these smart you-can-do-this travel tips to make sure everything from naptime to mealtime is smooth sailing.

When Baby is Wheezing

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

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.

Baby-Care Basics

Essential skills for every brand-new parent.

Dog Meets Baby

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

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."

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.

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.

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.

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.

Pacifier Pros and Cons

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

ear infections

Trends in treatment for these painful, persistent ailments

This Habit Could Keep Your Baby Up All Night

You might be doing this common thing, which seems completely harmless but could have a negative effect on the sleeping patterns of your new baby.

7 Tips for Your First Summer Vacation With Baby

From passports to pack 'n plays: everything you need to travel with baby.

The Truth About Babies

What they can see and feel, plus how much they need to eat, sleep and more.

4 Quirkiest Baby Trends of 2013

From breast milk jewelry to diaper-free babies

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?

Babyproof Your Backyard

Protect her from potential backyard dangers.

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.

How to Find a Babysitter or Day Care You Trust

When choosing child care for your newborn, do you find a reliable babysitter, nanny, or au pair, or opt for a local day care center? Take this quiz and find out.