Health

Caring for your sick baby is among the biggest responsibilities any new parent faces. Here, you'll find information on some of the most common (and uncommon) health problems your baby is likely to encounter including: Acid Reflux, Allergies, Asthma, Autism, Colds, Constipation, Cough, Flu, Ear Infection, Eczema, Diarrhea, Fever, Teething, Rashes, Sunburn, and more.

Different Types of Rashes

Rashes develop when the skin is irritated by allergic reactions to bacteria, viruses, foods, metals, and other factors. Read about different rashes to prevent and treat them.

Decoding Baby's Cough

What does that wheezing, hacking, or barking mean?

Your Guide to Baby Colds

The average cold can last up to 10 days -- that's a long time of not feeling well for a baby! Here's how to survive and make the little one feel better, too.

FDA Warns Against Homeopathic Teething Gels & Tablets: What You Need to Know

There are now 400 reports of adverse side effects--including 10 deaths--associated with these products, according to the FDA.

Real Mom: My Baby Has Eczema

Eczema, or atopic dermatitis, is a common problem among babies. First-time mom Melissa set out to change her family's lifestyle to help alleviate baby Ethan's severe eczema. Get her tips for treating eczema and providing relief for itchy skin rashes.

Lose the Baby Weight for Good: 18 Real Moms Tell You How

No matter how much pregnancy weight you lose initially (many moms find the pounds melt off from breastfeeding and other post-delivery hormonal shifts that boost metabolism), eventually you hit that "why aren't my clothes getting any looser" plateau. Want to get rid of those won't-budge pounds? No more excuses! Here are 18 surprising strategies that helped these moms exercise and get slim again.

Postpartum Depression: Postpartum Anxiety

Anxiety is normal in new moms, but sometimes it can reach an extreme known as postpartum anxiety. Dr. Judy Greene outlines the symptoms of postpartum anxiety and explains how you can seek treatment.

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.

Early Signs of Autism

This video from the Kennedy Krieger Institute, in Baltimore, features three children who show early signs of autism spectrum disorder playing with toys and interacting and communicating with others. It compares the footage on each of these children to that of typical children in the same situations. aIt helps parents to articulate to their pediatrician any behaviors that concern them,ay says Rebecca Landa, Ph.D., director of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders.

What Parents Need to Know About the 14-Month-Old Who Died Under Dental Anesthesia

Our hearts go out to the parents of the toddler who passed away during a dental procedure. And here's what parents can take away from this unthinkable tragedy.

Coxsackie Virus Facts

What you need to know about hand-foot-and-mouth disease.

How to Tell If It's an Ear Infection

Learn the symptoms, causes, and treatments for this common childhood ailment.

Vomiting: A Symptom Guide

Vomiting can signal anything from a 24-hour bug to a food allergy to appendicitis. Here's how to figure out what's making your child's stomach ache -- and how to treat it.

Cold Comfort

The fall and winter months are Sicky City. We've got expert advice on helping her through the illnesses that bother babies most.

7 Tips for Baby Tooth Care

Now that your baby's teeth are on their way in, it's time to start taking care of them. Even though this set will only be around for a short time, their health is essential to your baby's gums and those future permanent teeth. Make sure your baby's new teeth get the best care. Here are some practical tips.

14 Natural Health Remedies for Children

Looking for safe, doctor-approved cures for sore throats, coughs, stomachaches, and more? Check this out!

Forbidden Baby Foods

Don't put your baby at risk for choking or an allergic reaction. Here are four foods you shouldn't feed your bundle of joy before her 1st birthday.

Postpartum Depression: "I couldn't even talk... without crying."

Molly, a mom of two, started having postpartum depression symptoms, such as weight loss and exhaustion, right after she gave birth. In this video, she offers advice for women who are in a similar position.

Soothe a Teething Baby with the Teething Cookie

This easy-to-make teething cookie will soothe a baby's sore gums. There are only 3 simple and natural ingredients, including whole wheat flour.

She Lost Her Son & Now This Heartbroken Mom Has Made Sepsis Awareness Her Mission

Did you know every 3.5 seconds someone in the world dies from sepsis?

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