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Baby's health and development

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9 Ways to Keep Your Baby Calm at The Doctor
Follow these tips to soothe your baby during—and after—these essential procedures.

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10 Worst Things to Say to a New Parent
We’re sure you mean well—but these gems are best left unsaid.

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What Is It Really Like to Breastfeed?
Nursing isn’t quite as simple as you might think. These real parents share their stories....

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7 Things You Haven't Childproofed, But Should
Babies and toddlers can get into more trouble than you might imagine. Learn the household dangers...

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What Really Helps Protect Your Newborn From SIDS
The exact cause of SIDS is unknown, but you can still take steps to reduce the risk.

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How to Reduce Your Baby’s Risk of SIDS
Know the risk factors and follow these preventive strategies.

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Ask Dr. Darria: Breastfeeding Has Become Painful. What Can I Do?
You don't have to live with breastfeeding pain. See how to care for yourself, while caring for your ...

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Should I Let My Baby ‘Cry It Out’?
Sleepless nights can be hard on new parents, but there are simple strategies to help your infant sle...

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Is My Baby Ready for Solid Foods?
Follow these expert-backed tips to know when and how to serve your baby her first real meal. ...

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9 Ways to Care for Your Baby’s Skin in Winter
Protect sensitive skin, relieve cold-weather dryness, and more.