Health and Development

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.

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.

9 Easy Ways to Get Baby to Sleep Now

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

Blowing Raspberries

One of the first forms of communication.

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.

Ever Wonder How Babies Fit in the Womb? Here's How it Looks.

The newborn photos you have to see.

The A to Z Guide to Boosting Baby's Brain Power

Your baby will study the world from day one. Review this A to Z of development, then get ready to cheer on your little learner.

Can Babies Have Allergies?

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

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

The Importance of Tummy Time

A wee workout for baby.

New App Lets You See The World Through Your Baby's Eyes

Have you ever wondered what you look like to your baby? Now you can catch a glimpse.

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.

Baby Steps

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

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?

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.

Decoding Autism

Autism is largely genetic, but evidence also points to "triggers" in the prenatal environment.

Why Your Baby's Tiny Twitches Are SO Important!

According to a recent study, it may have nothing to do with your child's dreams.

Productive Parenting Activities

Games that help your infant's development

Hospitals Need 'Baby Cuddler' Volunteers for NICU

Coolest. Job. Ever. Hospitals are now enlisting volunteers to cuddle babies in the NICU and in adoption agencies--and for good reason. Here's how to get involved.

BPA in Pregnancy Tied to Lower Weight in Girls

Can exposure to BPA early on in pregnancy affect your child? Yes, according to a new study, if your baby is a certain sex. Here's how to avoid the plastic product.

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.

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