A new study shows that cuddling your baby (early and often!) has huge benefits when it comes to brain development, especially for preemies.
Here are a few basics you need to know about your new arrival.
Going shopping for new items for your baby? Here are the must-haves (and the don't-needs) to help you shop smart.
Babies are naturally gassy, but you can take preventive measures to keep your little one comfortable. Find out how.
Is your diet causing gas in your baby? Find out how what you eat may affect your breastfeeding little one.
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.
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.
Congratulations! You've got a new member of your family who requires lots of love and special care. How much do you know about diapering, bathing, and feeding your newborn? Take our quiz and find out.Take Quiz
There are two types of contact dermatitis: irritant contact dermatitis and allergic contact dermatitis. Find out how to identify and treat both skin conditions and when you should call the doctor.
It can be hard to notice food-allergy symptoms in babies. Here's how to tell if your newborn could be suffering from one.
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.
The simple hold maneuver shown in this video may be the secret to calming a crying baby.
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.
Identifying and treating baby's allergies -- or is it a cold?
Here's how to ease Baby's tummy discomfort when she's having trouble with digestion.
Everybody gets through the first few weeks with baby, and so will you. Here's how one mom made it.
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.
Are you a little nervous to take your newborn to her first doctor appointment? Don't fret. We'll help you with what questions to ask, what paperwork to remember, who to bring along, and what Baby needs.
Harvey Karp, M.D. explains how to turn a crying cutie into a sleeping beauty.
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.
Getting to know your newborn can be challenging. Take our quiz and find how much you know about the body and mind of your newborn.Take Quiz
Pertussis, or whooping cough, is a bacterial respiratory infection that might look like a cold at first. Learn more about the symptoms of this serious condition and when you should worry.
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.