Baby Care Basics

Caring for your newborn is full of emotion. Here we'll give you tips on how to survive the first week and beyond as you settle into Motherhood.

The World According to Babies

Here, fascinating answers to the question: How much does my baby understand?

10 Things to Know About Newborns

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

Making Your Baby Comfortable in the Summer Heat

When the mercury rises, keep your infant happy and healthy with our hot-weather survival guide.

23 Ways to Soothe a Fussy Newborn

Here's help to hush your little baby.

Your Newborn: 30 Tips for the First 30 Days

Parent-to-parent advice on feeding, soothing, and more during baby's first days at home.

Must-Read Tips for Your First Week with Baby

Around-the-clock feedings. Nursing troubles. No sleep. No problem. We'll help you through the first crazy days.

Establishing a Schedule for Baby

Babies are often resistant to a daily routine. Here are some pointers to help you set up a schedule that works for both you and your child.

Routines for a Happy Baby

As a new parents, you're no doubt feeling overwhelmed and out of sorts. How do you really know when Baby should eat? And when do you put your little one down for a nap? Establishing schedules can help. Here's how to establish a peaceful and effective routine for you and Baby.

How to Massage Your Baby

Try these massage strokes to calm and connect with you baby.

How to Massage a Baby

Tips and techniques on how to massage your new baby.

How to Swaddle Baby

Master this soothing technique in five simple steps.

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.

What Is Your Baby Thinking?

Does she know me? Does she dream? Does she love me? Is she happy? We found the answers to all the stuff you wonder about during those middle-of-the-night feedings.

How to Bathe a Newborn

There are several way to bathe a newborn. The video shows how a midwife gives a newborn baby her first bath.

All About Circumcision

The whats, whys, and hows about newborn circumcision.

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.

All About Newborn Feeding

From breastfeeding tips to formula must-knows, find the answers for many common new-mommy questions.

12 Things No One Ever Tells You About Babies

Dirty diapers? Yes. Sleepless nights? Of course. A pimply, pointy-headed newborn -- what's up with that? Let us clue you in on the biggest surprises about little babies.

Kangaroo Care: The Importance of a Mother's Touch

Skin-to-skin contact proves to have dramatic positive effects on preemies and full-term babies.

How to Clean Baby's Belly Button

Stumped on how to keep your baby's belly button clean? Follow these steps on how to wash baby's belly area before and after the umbilical cord falls off.

What Pediatricians Wish Every New Mom Knew

Your newborn cries a lot, has weird-colored poop, and just got a strange rash on his face. Normal or not? We asked doctors to weigh in on the most common new-baby problems.

The New Rules on Raising Babies

Staying on top of the latest recommendations is like, well, keeping up with a baby. Here's what you need to know right now so your little one is both healthy and safe.

What's Normal for Your Newborn?

A guide to those tiny physical flaws that are part of baby's first weeks. Read this and relax.