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New Way for Moms to Interact with Preemies Gives Babies Hope

New studies show that mothers can help their premature babies grow by interacting with them in the right way.
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The Surprising Way to Boost Your Preemie’s Brain Growth

Preemies benefit from hearing their mother’s voices, a study finds.

The Most Important Lesson to Learn from the Measles Outbreak

One pediatrician shares what parents should know about the Disneyland outbreak.

14 Crazy-Cute First Birthday Smash Cakes

It's your baby's first birthday! Let him dig into his first birthday cake toddler-style with an adorable smash cake that's almost too cute to eat. Almost.

8 Sweet Ideas for Baby's First Birthday

Your baby's big day is as much of a milestone for you as it is for your babe. Make the day special with these easy ideas.

Baby Talk: We Might Be Doing It Wrong

Talking to your baby boosts language development, but a new study highlights where we're falling short.

The Parenting Advice You Haven't Heard Yet

It may help you raise kinder kids.

15 Brilliant Ways to Calm Your Baby

Appealing to your cherub's sight, sound, taste, smell and touch can soothe your baby in the womb—and stop crying once she's a newborn.
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What Causes Autism?

New research finds a link between autism and babies' development in the womb.
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Emotional Development in Infants: How it Evolves

Plus, what music can do for your growing baby.
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The Solution to Childhood Obesity?

Good news: The rates of childhood obesity have dropped! Here, the healthy habits behind the decline.
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What If My Dog Licks My Baby?

You may have the sweetest pup in the world, but your newborn and your dog may be better friends from a distance. Here's why.
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The Best Way to Protect Your Baby's Brain

Simple lifestyle changes can reduce your baby's risk of developmental problems.

The Truth About Raising a Bilingual Baby

Expert tips for teaching children to speak fluently in multiple languages.

Child Development: When Will Baby Have Hand-Eye Coordination?

Plus, what you can expect before your baby reaches this important developmental milestone.
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