Keeping your baby close at night is a hot-button issue. Although the terms cosleeping and bedsharing have at times been used interchangeably, the difference is crucial to your infant's safety. Learn the safest ways to keep your sleeping child nearby.
This year millions of products for babies and children were recalled. Here we count down the 48 biggest toy, gear, and clothing recalls of 2013. If you own any of these products, follow the guidelines for return or repair -- and keep this list handy if you are considering purchasing used gear, toys, or clothing for your child.
You don't have to cry it out to eliminate your baby's nighttime wakings. Kim West, author of "Good Night, Sleep Tight: The Sleep Lady's Gentle Guide to Helping Your Baby Go to Sleep Must-Know Advice from the Sleep Lady" and "The Good Night, Sleep Tight Workbook", explains how to implement her Sleep Lady Shuffle -- and have the whole family snoozing better in two weeks.
Anxiety, insecurity, distractions -- these can all send your little one straight from her bed into yours. Luckily, you can break this bedtime habit. Here's how to encourage your child to sleep independently.