Baby Care

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.

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.

Dog Meets Baby

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

The Biggest 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?

Pacifier Pros and Cons

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

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.

ear infections

Trends in treatment for these painful, persistent ailments

The Truth About Babies

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

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.

7 Tips for Your First Summer Vacation With Baby

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

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.

Baby's First Teeth: How to Care for Them

Protect your baby's budding bite with these tips.

Baby-Care Basics

Essential skills for every brand-new parent.

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.

4 Quirkiest Baby Trends of 2013

From breast milk jewelry to diaper-free babies

Having a Second Child Could Make Your Firstborn Healthier

According to recent research, having a second child might offer surprising health benefits to your firstborn. Would you have another for this reason?

The Best Ways to Carry, Lift and Push Your Baby

Baby your back after your bub arrives with these tips.

Babyproof Your Backyard

Protect her from potential backyard dangers.

The Circumcision Decision

Learn about this procedure before your baby boy is born.

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