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.

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.

How to Soothe a Colicky Baby

Tips to help ease your little one's discomfort

Foods That Cause Gas in Babies

If you have a gassy baby, you may want to take a look at which foods you've been feeding him.

Checklist: Questions To Ask the Pediatrician You're Considering

You've got a baby on the way--now's the time to find a doctor you can trust. Below is our guide to choosing the pediatrician that's right for you and your little one.

Umbilical and Inguinal Hernia Symptoms and Treatment

A hernia occurs when an organ inside the body (usually the intestine or bladder) pushes through an opening in the abdominal wall. Learn how to spot the signs of two common hernias and when to seek treatment.

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.

Colic Must-Knows

It's 4 a.m. and your baby's been crying -- and you've wanted to cry -- for three hours. You know this isn't a hungry or tired cry, so something has to be wrong. When crying episodes become chronic, it might be colic, which is more common than you think. "Colic is a factor in at least one out of 10 babies in my experience," says Brooklyn pediatrician Anatoly Belilovsky, M.D. Here's what you need to know about colic to help you and your baby through it.

What Do Hives Look Like on a Baby?

Hives is a common skin condition that can be caused by bug bites, medications, food allergies, and more. If you suspect your baby has hives, learn how to spot the symptoms, how to treat her, and when to call a doctor.

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: Constipation

If your baby hasn't pooped in awhile, does that mean she is suffering from constipation? Learn how to tell how the symptoms and what you should do to relieve her pain.

How to Clear Baby's Nose

A stuffy nose can mean one cranky baby -- especially since newborns know how to breathe only through their little nostrils at first. Here are some steps to relieve your baby's discomfort, stat.

The World According to Babies

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

Facts and Feelings About Circumcision

Doctors and parents voice their views.

Making Your Baby Comfortable in the Summer Heat

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

Best Moisturizers for Baby

Choosing the right moisturizer for your baby can be difficult. We asked dermatologists for their favorite hypoallergenic products so you can find the right one for your cutie.

Understanding Your Baby's Quirks

She sure is a charmer, but your 12-pound mega-cutie also does a thing or two that makes you say "Huh?" Let us explain your baby's lovable quirks.

Decoding Baby's Cries

Looking for answers to baby's cries? Here's how to understand the tears.

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.

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 Burp Your Baby

To prevent mealtime discomfort, follow our guide to burping an infant.

Babies Given Kangaroo Care Show Benefits Decades Later

New research says premature babies given skin-to-skin contact with their mothers reap benefits into young adulthood.

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