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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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What Your Baby’s Poop May Be Telling You About Milk Allergies

Loose, mucous-y, or blood-tinged stool could indicate a cow’s milk protein allergy in babies. Here’s how to spot the symptoms.

What I Learned When My Baby Was Born With a Cleft Lip

When an ultrasound revealed my son would be born with a cleft lip, I felt grief—then guilt for even feeling that way. But as confusing as cleft lip causes and repair can be, I learned that all my emotions were OK.

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.
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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.

My Preemie Died From Sepsis And This is What I Want Other Parents to Know

A mom from Texas wasn't aware of the risks of sepsis until the birth of her twins. Now she's urging parents to learn about the life-threatening condition. Here's what you need to know.