Baby Care Basics

Caring for your newborn is full of emotion. Here we'll give you tips on how to survive the first week and beyond as you settle into Motherhood.

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When Circumcised vs. Uncircumcised Becomes Mom vs. Dad

A dad-to-be took to Reddit to ask if he's the jerk for feeling he should be the one to make the call on his unborn son's circumcision. The post quickly went viral. 
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8 Easy Ways to Bond With Your Baby as a Working Mom

Being a mom while having a full-time job basically makes you a real-life superhero. Read on to see the foolproof ways you can bond with baby, even when you're at the office from 9 to 5 (or later).
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The New Rules on Raising Babies

Staying on top of the latest recommendations is like, well, keeping up with a baby. Here's what you need to know right now so your little one is both healthy and safe.
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10 Things You Never Knew About Meconium

Think dark, gross, and sometimes dangerous. Here's what you need to know meconium.
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Should You Let People Kiss Your Baby? One Mom Doesn't Think So

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.
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10 Things to Know About Newborns

Here are a few basics you need to know about your new arrival.
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12 Things No One Ever Tells You About Babies

Dirty diapers? Yes. Sleepless nights? Of course. A pimply, pointy-headed newborn—what's up with that? Let us clue you in on the biggest surprises about little babies.
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Why Are Babies So Cute? (And Other Burning Newborn Questions!)

They baffle, surprise, and enchant us. Here's a guide to newborns.