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Caring for your sick baby is among the biggest responsibilities any new parent faces. Here, you'll find information on some of the most common (and uncommon) health problems your baby is likely to encounter including: Acid Reflux, Allergies, Asthma, Autism, Colds, Constipation, Cough, Flu, Ear Infection, Eczema, Diarrhea, Fever, Teething, Rashes, Sunburn, and more.

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My Husband's Support Made All the Difference During My Postpartum Depression

My husband continued to love and nurture me (albeit in ways I didn't always like) when I suffered from an extreme case of postpartum depression. I realize now how important his support was.

5 of the Most Common Maternal Mental Health Disorders—And How To Ask For Help

During TheBlueDotProject's Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week, it's time to focus on the mental health of mothers—especially during a life-changing pandemic. The most recognized maternal mental health disorder is postpartum depression, but there are other common mental health concerns to look out for.

Breast Milk Jaundice: Why It Happens and When to Worry

Breast milk jaundice in babies is usually nothing to worry about, but if your infant develops this specific type of jaundice, here are the facts you need so you'll know if something is wrong.

Jaundice in Babies and Newborns: Causes, Symptoms, and Bonding During Treatment

Jaundice can be concerning to a lot of parents, but it's actually quite common and most of the time goes away on its own. Learn what jaundice is in newborns, what to look for, and how it's treated.

The Hidden Financial Costs of Postpartum Depression

In a country saddled with mental health care and health insurance crises—as well as systemic racism—treatment for postpartum depression (PPD) can be prohibitively expensive.

How to Clean Baby Teeth

Even though your baby's primary teeth fall out, taking care of them is essential for their gums and those future permanent teeth. Here are the best tips for keeping your little one’s teeth clean.
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Do Postpartum Depression Symptoms Look Different in a Pandemic?

When you become a parent in the midst of a global pandemic, everything is new. Here's how to distinguish between the stress of 2020 and a perinatal mood and anxiety disorder (PMAD) and get the help you need.

8 Different Kinds of Teethers to Help You Find the Right One for Your Baby

From a freezer teether to a teething bib, different solutions work for different teething babies. Shop these 8 from retailers like BuyBuyBaby, Amazon, and Target.