Newborn

  • Is your baby monitor a safety threat by hackers?

    As parents, we do whatever we can to keep our children safe. We baby-proof the home, investigate caregivers, research everything from cribs to car seats for the highest safety ratings and more. Did you know, however, that one of the very products designed to keep watch on your little one(s) may instead be making your family vulnerable to predators?

  • Celebrate Fall with Family

    Celebrate the season of Autumn! From bright fall leaves, crafts, and adventures - your family will find ample opportunities to enjoy this wonderful season!

  • Free Baby Tracker app

    A really cool/helpful app that helps you to keep track of feedings and diaper changes. Much easier to use then the form you get from the hospital which I had lost:)

    Rating: 
    6 - Highly recommend
  • Welcome to the world little Prince!

    The royal baby has arrived and it's a – BOY!! Congratulations to Kate and William! We're all celebrating your 'happily ever after.

  • Make your own ice cream concoction party

    Hosting a "make your own ice cream concoction" party is a perfect way to celebrate National Ice Cream Month in July. Learn how to make this event a success from first lick to last drip!

  • Diaper changing 101 -- What you need to know

    Who would think this little square of absorbable paper or cloth would cause such confusion? Follow these simple steps and we can more than likely guarantee you'll get the scoop on poop and how to handle diaper changing 101.

  • Baby naming trends for 2013

    Will you soon be invited to Juno's christening or encouraging Phoebe to share nicely with Storm? Let's take a look at the baby naming trends expected for the year ahead.

  • What's on Prince William and Duchess Kate's baby name list?

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are pregnant! Although Kate Middleton's pregnancy was just confirmed, baby name predictions for the royal baby have been floating around since before their wedding. What do you think is on the royal couple's name list?

  • Most popular baby names for 2012

    Do you want to know the most frequently used baby names in the year 2012? So do we! To tide you over until the Social Security Administration releases that information, we're offering a look at the trends and predictions for the year.

  • Holiday-inspired baby names -- will the season dictate your choice?

    Congratulations you're pregnant and due around the holidays! Welcoming a new baby makes the season more memorable and gives another reason to celebrate! If you're leaning toward a holiday-inspired name, these categories could get your creative juices flowing!

  • Circumcision: Not Just a Little Snip

    Circumcision is as American as apple pie. For the most part, it is not questioned but rather accepted as the standard of care given to newborn babies. Why is this the case?

  • Are You Ready to Have Another Baby?

    Some women are ready to plunge into another pregnancy while they still have one or more children in diapers, others don't even want to think about seeing the pregnancy test come back positive again until their youngest child hops on the school bus for kindergarten! Here are some factors to consider when you're trying to decide whether you're ready to have another baby.

  • It's Illegal to Sell Expired Baby Food in California and Other Head Shaking Laws

    Wasn't selling expired baby food always illegal? Apparently not. Until the dawning of 2012, it was apparently legal for retailers to sell expired baby food and baby formula in California.

  • Bumbo Baby Sitter

    Reviewer's Name: 
    CJWilkes

    Bumbo Baby Sitter - great investment. Does require supervision!

    No assembly required. Easy to clean! It is excellent for young 3 mo. - 4 year olds! My children use it to watch TV. I use it to help feed baby. It helps if you have a high chair and baby wobbles around. Very simple product, but for me it has been a life saver! Great investment!

    Cons:

    Rating: 
    5
  • Evenflo Triumph Advance LX Convertible Car Seat

    Reviewer's Name: 
    Hooch

    Convertible car seat by Evenflo - highly rated for ease of use, comfort, and safety!

    I wouldn't use this with a newborn since I wouldn't be comfortable with the amount of recline (not that much).

    Rating: 
    5
  • Baby Bargains: Ten Sure-Fire Ways to Save Big Bucks on Baby Gear

    You've no doubt seen all the scary statistics on the costs of raising children -- numbers that may very well have you second-guessing your decision to toss your birth control pills in the trash! Starting a family doesn't have to lead to financial ruin. There are plenty of practical steps you can take to minimize the impact on your family's budget. Here are a few ideas.

  • Caffeine Could Be Keeping Your Baby Up All Night!

    We know that too much caffeine during pregnancy is ill-advised, however, too much caffeine while breastfeeding can cause a serious health problem for your little one.

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) and Newborns

    When my newborn daughter Mary started having screaming fits at 7 weeks, everyone told me it was "colic." It was infuriating how quick people were to dismiss my mother's instinct that something was wrong. I was a new mother and she was a tiny newborn and this, they told me, is what newborns do. But it wasn't, and I knew it.

  • Breastfeeding -- Starting Out Right

    Breastfeeding is the natural, physiologic way of feeding infants and young children, and human milk is the milk made specifically for human infants. Breastfeeding should be easy and trouble free for most mothers. A good start helps to ensure breastfeeding is a happy experience for both mother and baby.

  • Diaper changing 101 -- What you need to know

    Who would think this little square of absorbable paper or cloth would cause such confusion? Follow these simple steps and we can more than likely guarantee you'll get the scoop on poop and how to handle diaper changing 101.