Life as a New Parent

Congratulations on your new role and welcome to motherhood (or fatherhood)! It comes naturally for some, more slowly for others. Here you'll get answers to all those new parent questions on life after baby including how to cope with sleep deprivation, how to lose the baby weight, how to deal with new parent emotions, and more.

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The 10 Phases of Taking a Shower With a Newborn in the House

One funny mom breaks down the #struggle of trying to sneak in a shower when you think your baby is napping.

First Aid for Your Baby's Accidents

When your baby has her first accident, here's how to make things better.

10 New-Parent Splurges That Are Totally Worth the Money

Sure, your budget is probably tighter these days thanks to Baby—but if you can swing it, these splurges are all are a small price to pay for your sanity. Trust us.

Pregnancy Confidential Podcast Week 37: First Week With Baby

Find out what's going on in week 37 of your pregnancy on this podcast episode of Pregnancy Confidential.

Pregnancy Confidential Podcast Week 36: New Parent Mistakes

Find out what's going on in week 36 of your pregnancy on this podcast episode of Pregnancy Confidential.

More Life as a New Parent

Baby Must-Haves (and Don't-Needs) for Your Registry

Shop smart for your new baby with this checklist of infant necessities, nice-to-haves, and baby items you don't need to spend money on.

What Financial Advisors Wish You Knew About Having a Baby

They may not specialize in diapering and swaddling, but their insights about saving for Baby are not to be missed.