First Year Playbook

Congrats, you’re parents! After having your baby, nothing will ever be the same—and that's a good thing. But it can bring on an overwhelming mix of emotions—from joy to a feeling of incompetence—as you navigate the minefield of the first year’s milestones. Rest assured, we’ve got everything you need to know to survive and thrive in those first 12 months.

Your New Baby

The Best Baby Sleep Tips Ever

Sleep experts share their top tricks for putting your little one to bed. Get ready: You're about to take back your nights.

4 Tips for Bathing With Your Baby

A bath with your baby can be the most relaxing bonding experience. Here's how to do it right.

11 Genius Ways to Make a Baby Stop Crying

Babies can cry as much as two to three hours in a 24-hour period, and living with the wailing isn't easy. Try these strategies to calm both of you.

How to Put a Baby to Sleep

Does your little one often wake up crying? Take back the night with this 24/7 guide on how to get your baby to sleep longer.

Best Baby Bath Toys and Gear

Stock the bathroom with these great tub toys, shampoos, body washes, and more for a safe and happy bathtime.

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.
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