Newborn Care

A newborn baby can feel small and fragile. Learn how to care for your newborn and find out what to do if your baby has colic, jaundice, or an umbilical hernia.

10 Things to Know About Newborns

Here are a few basics you need to know about your new arrival.

Signs Your Baby Has Gas and How to Treat It

Babies are naturally gassy, but you can take preventive measures to keep your little one comfortable. Find out how.

This May Be the Ultimate Secret to Calming a Crying Baby

The simple hold maneuver shown in this video may be the secret to calming a crying baby.

Best Baby Soaps and Shampoos

When it comes to keeping your baby clean, there's a dizzying array of options to choose from, whether it's baby soaps, shampoos, or body washes. So how do you pick the best one? We've selected 13 top bath products you can feel good about using on your little one. Whether you're looking for an organic wash, a soapless cleanser, or a 2-in-1 product, there's something here for every mom and baby.

Baby Shopping Guide

Going shopping for new items for your baby? Here are the must-haves (and the don't-needs) to help you shop smart.

23 Ways to Soothe a Fussy Newborn

Here's help to hush your little baby.

When to Worry: Coughs & Colds

It's difficult to watch your baby suffer through coughing or a cold. Discover some remedies for your tot so he can breate easier.

How to Swaddle a Baby

There are many ways you can hold your baby. Do it the right by learning the ABCs of swaddling your newborn.

When to Worry: Jaundice

How can you tell if your newborn has jaundice? Find out the symptoms of this common condition and how to make it better.

Should You Let People Kiss Your Baby? One Mom Doesn't Think So

One baby's harrowing battle with the herpes simplex 1 virus is making some new parents reconsider just how close visitors should get to their newborns.

14 Most Outdated Pieces of Baby Advice

Much of yesterday's baby wisdom has been proven untrue today. We checked in with Parents advisor Ari Brown, M.D., author of Baby 411, to get the scoop on why these old-school parenting facts have become fiction.

10 Newborn Worries (Not to Fret About)

There are plenty of things to pay attention to after your baby is born. Here are some things you don't need to put on that list.

The Best Remedies for Gas & Reflux

Here's how to ease baby's tummy discomfort when she's having trouble with digestion.

How to Massage a Baby

Tips and techniques on how to massage your new baby.

Baby Burping: What You Should Know

Why do babies need to burp? And is burping after feeding really important? Our baby burping primer answers these questions and explains what causes gas in Baby's belly -- and how to prevent it.

How to Treat Baby's First Fever

Fever in infants can be scary, but don't panic, mama! Read all about baby temperature, and find out how to safely treat your child's first fever.

If Babies Could Text: Texts from the Crib

All new moms anxiously await their babies' first words, but what if babies could text? Hint: It involves a lot of smiling poop emojis.

How to Relieve Baby's Gas

When your baby is gassy, he may need some help to ease the pressure. Try one or all of these soothing steps to relieve baby's gas.

5 Ways You're Cleaning Your Baby Wrong

From the very first wipedown to the nightly bath, Ari Brown, M.D., founder of 411 Pediatrics and the author of Expecting 411, Baby 411, and Toddler 411, explains what you may be doing wrong.

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