Baby Articles

  • Your baby's development: The first year of life milestones

    Your newborn's life is an exciting period of "firsts" -- first smile, first laugh, first successful grasp, first word and first steps. Take a look at all that your incredible wee one will accomplish in just twelve months!

  • 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!

  • 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!

  • How to burp your baby

    There's no single best way to burp your baby. Watch and listen to your baby's cues to find the best method.

  • 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.

  • The incredible abilities of babies' brains

    Babies might be small. They might be noisy or colicky. They might keep you elbows deep in diapers. But our babies' abilities are a lot more than we previously thought.

  • 9 must-buy holiday gifts for baby

    Are all toy choices safe? We've decided to take care of that worry for you! Here's our list of 9 toys that we feel are a must-buy for baby this holiday season!

  • Your baby has a rash -- what should you do?

    As you're getting your nine-month-old ready for bed, you notice red and white, raised welts on his legs and tummy. A few minutes later he's covered in welts. Should you rush to the ER?

  • Caring for baby's sensitive skin

    You've probably heard or even used the phrase "smooth as a baby's bottom." Baby skin can be so soft you can hardly resist stroking it, unless your baby has sensitive skin. Parents of little ones with skin sensitivities will attest that it leaves baby itchy, irritable, and uncomfortable. They can also share whenever baby is miserable, you are bound to be, too!

  • Latest Halloween costumes ideas for your baby

    Your little spook or spook-to-be will probably be happy in any costume that floats your boat. Which of these latest baby costume ideas do you like?

  • Your baby's development: The first year of life milestones

    Your newborn's life is an exciting period of "firsts" -- first smile, first laugh, first successful grasp, first word and first steps. Take a look at all that your incredible wee one will accomplish in just twelve months!

  • 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.

  • Sick Kids and Daycare: When to Send Them

    Your child has been sick. You need to be at work. When can he return to daycare? Do siblings need to stay home? Since illnesses are transmitted differently, answer can vary. Find out for these common diseases (listed in alphabetical order:

  • 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.

  • Best Hotels for Baby

    Suddenly it's cool to travel with baby, and now it is practical, too. Hotels across North America are recognizing babies and babies-on-board as valuable clients with new, deluxe accommodations.

  • C.C.: A Story of Courage

    by C.C. Howell

  • The Play's the Thing (Playing With Baby)

    Your toddler hasn't shown any interest in playing with other children. In fact, you've noticed that he'd rather play quietly with his blocks in the corner than join in any group activities. Should you be concerned? Read on for the answer and a list of important milestones to watch for on the play front.

  • Baby Food - Organic or Not

    Did you know that by weight, your baby will eat more, drink more, and even breathe more air than you? Not only is this a fascinating fact, it helps to explain that what goes in your baby's little body can have such a tremendous impact.

  • Five Tips to Harness the Power of Body Shape

    by Dr. Marie Savard

  • The DOs and DON'Ts of Baby Dental Care

    Like so much about having a new baby in the house, dental care may seem daunting. It's important though. Early preventative care will help your little one establish good habits and prevent traumatic dental care issues from cropping up any time during life.