Baby Care Basics

Learn the basics of how to care for your new baby with helpful how-to videos and step-by-step instructions that will have new moms feeling like experts in no time!

Science Proves You Can't Hold Your Baby Too Much

A new study shows that cuddling your baby (early and often!) has huge benefits when it comes to brain development, especially for preemies.

How to Treat Baby's First Fever

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.

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.

Quiz: Test Your Newborn Care IQ

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.

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How to Design a Nursery on a Budget

You don't need to break the bank to put together the perfect room for Baby.

How to Breastfeed

Read these nursing pointers to help you get started breastfeeding your baby.

5 Ways You're Cleaning Your Baby Wrong

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.

How to Freeze and Unfreeze Breast Milk

Find out how to properly store and use frozen breast milk.

How to Relieve Baby's Gas

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.

Quiz: Test Your Newborn Knowledge

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.

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How to Burp Your Baby

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

Baby Registry Guide for Small Spaces

Nothing makes a home feel like a closet faster than a bunch of baby gear. If maximizing square footage is a priority--and really, when is it not?--stick with products that are streamlined or serve multiple purposes. We rounded up the best space-savers on the market--add these to your registry, stat!

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.

How to Heat a Bottle

Whether it's filled with formula or breast milk, learn the safe way to warm up Baby's bottle.

How to Use Cloth Diapers

Ready to save money and keep waste out of the landfill? Follow these tips on how to use and wash cloth diapers--the eco-friendly alternative to disposables.

How to Introduce a Baby to Swimming

Getting your tot used to the water and teaching baby to swim can be fun for both of you!

How to Treat Baby Acne

Simple solutions for soothing irritated skin and getting rid of your baby's acne.

How to Fold Baby Clothes

Tips to help you fold and organize your baby's tiny garments.

How to Give a Baby CPR

Follow these step-by-step instructions on how to give a baby CPR if your little one chokes or is unconscious.

Cleaning Baby's Messiest Parts

Here's how to handle those messy tasks of baby care -- from drippy noses to dirty diapers.

Nursing Roadblocks

Here's how to overcome common nursing problems and keep on breastfeeding.

How to Brush Baby's Teeth

Even if she's still all gums, you can take steps to keeping her heart-melting smile healthy. Use these tips when brushing baby's teeth.

How to Change a Diaper

Get step-by-step instructions on changing your baby's diaper and preventing diaper rash.

23 Ways to Soothe a Fussy Newborn

If your baby is fussy, one of these 23 tricks can help calm the tears. Try swaddling, rocking, and wearing your baby.

C-Section Babies May Benefit From a Simple Swab

A study suggests a simple swab could offer C-section babies protective benefits similar to those received during a vaginal delivery.

The Best Reason Yet to Take Parenting Classes

The research indicates that parenting classes undertaken before birth not only prepare the parents in meaningful ways, but also benefit babies at birth.