Health and Development

8 Things to Do Before Baby Turns One

Your little one is growing up fast. Don't miss these must-do moments.

Preventing Autism in Pregnancy: Is it Possible?

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a complex condition, affecting 1 in 68 children. But can it be prevented during pregnancy? Experts weigh in on the latest research.

Is Rice Cereal Really Safe for Babies?

An alarming report shows high levels of arsenic in babies who ate rice-based products. So should you skip them for your child?

Is Your iPhone Ruining Your Baby's Attention Span?

New research reveals a new reason to get off your phone around your baby.

Blowing Raspberries

One of the first forms of communication.

9 Easy Ways to Get Baby to Sleep Now

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

The Cutest Smash Cake Ideas

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.

Sweet First Birthday Ideas

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 sweet (and easy!) first birthday ideas.

Fun Ways to Nurture Baby's Language Development

The perfect books and baby music to enjoy with your little one as he listens and learns.

Should You Bank Your Baby's Cord Blood?

The latest information on cord blood usage and banking services

Don't Want a C-section? Avoid These 11 Hospitals

A new study says their Cesarean rates are well above national targets.

How Your Pregnancy Stress and Size at Birth May Impact the Rest of Your Life

A new study says being born small and getting too stressed out during pregnancy are two important risk factors for women's long-term health.

Swaddling Linked to Higher Rates of SIDS

The age-old technique of swaddling a baby before putting the to bed is now being tied to a heightened risk of SIDS.

Baby Steps

The developmental milestones that mark your child's first year of life.

The Age-by-Age Guide to Playing With Your Baby

Figuring out how and when to play with your newborn isn't all child's play! Experts divulge what toys and games work best for babies in this age-by-age guide.

The Surprising Upside to Prenatal Stress

While older studies link stress in pregnancy with everything from low birth weight to autism, a newer study says it could actually make your baby stronger.

Keep It Safe

How to prevent hair tourniquets

The Importance of Tummy Time

A wee workout for baby.

Watch This Moving Tribute to a NICU Nurse

Watch this emotional Kleenex video that pays tribute to NICU nurses and all the hard work that they do. And grab the tissues (naturally), this is a tearjerker.

Productive Parenting Activities

Games that help your infant's development

Tracking Objects With The Eyes

Your baby will love to explore her world as her eyesight develops.

Newborn Milestone: Reacting to Sounds

Watch your new baby for signs that he's hearing properly.

Can Babies Have Allergies?

A baby's exposure to allergens may lead to asthma and allergies later on.

Abdominal Birth Defect on the Rise in Young Moms

An alarming new report from the CDC finds that the rate of a serious birth defect in the abdomen, called gastroschisis, has more than doubled. Could you be at risk?

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