• Introducing Food Textures

    "Hey Mom, there are lumps in my food!" Lumpier and chewier foods help develop your baby's oral (mouth) skills and build muscle tone. This important developmental step can influence how well your baby eats, speaks and makes facial expressions.

  • Baby Crib Options

    A baby will sleep just about anywhere, so baby crib options are mostly based on style, personal taste and functionality. Here are some descriptions of options to accommodate a sleeping baby.

  • How to Select a Safe Baby Crib / Baby Bed

    A baby crib is most likely at the top of your list of things you will need for your new baby. With all of the different styles and features, it can be a daunting task to pick the safest and best crib for your new family member.

  • How to Buy a Baby Crib Online

    A baby crib is one of the most expensive things you will buy for your new baby. While you can always go to your local store to shop you may find it much easier to sit at home and shop at your own computer.

  • Managing Emotions

    My wife and I get along great except I just don't know how to handle it when she comes to me to complain about a situation at work, or when she is emotional over something. I try to help her but no matter what I do, I just seem to make it worse.

  • Natural Childbirth FAQ

    The term "Natural Childbirth" is most widely used to describe a birth in which the mother labors without the use of pain medications or unnecessary interventions. The female body is designed to labor and give birth, and centuries of history attest to the fact that a natural birth usually results in a healthy mother and a healthy baby.

  • Empathy: A Key Relationship Skill

    Fundamentally, empathy is a skill, like any other, and you can get better at it. And much the same, you can ask your partner to get better at it, too! Plus, getting better at empathy will only help a person become a better parent.

  • Lamaze Method of Childbirth

    Lamaze emphasizes pain management through relaxation and breathing exercises. The belief is that a woman in labor is able to condition her responses to contractions through breathing and imagery to reduce her pain. Also, the class stresses education, preparation, and your role as an informed patient. Learn more...

  • DHA Intake During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

    DHA (short for docosahexaenoic acid, an omega-3 long chain polyunsaturated fatty acid) is critical for brain, eye and central nervous system development and functioning. During pregnancy, developing babies rely on their mothers to get needed DHA.

  • Flying with an Infant or Toddler

    Let's face it, flying can be a hassle sometimes -- especially if you aren't prepared for the trip! This is especially true when you are flying with an infant or toddler. Following are some tips that might be useful in making your flight a pleasant one!