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What is 4-month sleep regression (and how to keep it from ruining your life)

If your baby stopped sleeping through the night, you might be dealing with 4-month sleep regression. Here's what you need to know to get back to sound sleep.
Baby in highchair eating avocado puree.

7 avocado-based baby food combinations your baby will love

If you're looking to make healthy meals for your little one, try these delicious avocado baby food combos.
Smiling baby on colorful play mat

Baby play mat ins and outs: What age you should get one and the benefits for baby’s development

A baby play mat promotes your child's motor skills and muscle development. We discuss the best age to get one and any additional benefits for your baby.
Frustrated mom in need of nanny

What is a nanny? How to hire the right nanny for your needs

If you're exploring childcare options for your family and are thinking about a nanny, learn exactly what a nanny is and how to go about hiring the right one.
A baby crawling away from their parent.

What age do babies crawl and when you should worry if they’re not

Crawling is a major milestone, but at what age do babies start crawling? Here's everything you need to know about crawling and when to worry if baby isn't yet.
Smiling parents talking to their baby

When do babies start saying mama?

Looking forward to when your baby says mama? When will a baby start talking? We've got what you need to know about a baby's speech and language development.
rocking bassinett

Should you get an automatic rocking bassinet?

If you're wondering whether to buy an automatic rocking bassinet, here are some reasons why they’re worth buying and important features you might look for.  
Mom breastfeeding and manual breast pump on the table

What you need to know about manual breast pumps before you buy

We show moms all they need to know about using a manual breast pump.
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Want a surprise gender reveal? Here are some ideas

If you want to throw a celebration to announce your new addition, try these unique gender reveal party ideas.
A few baby bottles on a table.

5 effective ways to sanitize pacifiers and bottles

If you are a first-time parent or haven't had a new baby in the house for a bit, here's how to sanitize pacifiers, bottles, and nipples so baby stays healthy.
Mother kissing her baby

Can you take NyQuil while breastfeeding? What you need to know

NyQuil products are popular remedies, but are they safe while breastfeeding? Our guide lists the pros and cons for you and your baby.
Baby in a swaddle sleeping.

Sleep sack vs. swaddle: What’s the safest option for putting your baby to sleep?

Sleep sack vs. swaddle: Get advice on the safety of a sleep sack and a swaddle to know which to snuggle your little one in.
A mother comforting a crying baby.

Which is making your baby cranky – teething fever or sickness? How to tell

Have a cranky baby that feels a little warm? Here's how to tell if that hot forehead is a teething fever or a sign your baby is sick.
Cute baby boy babbling with their mom

The baby milestone chart every parent needs

When is your baby supposed to laugh? Learn when all those exciting baby milestones are going to happen with this chart every parent needs on hand.
A parent holding up a baby outside in the snow

Nature names for boys and girls – let the outdoors inspire you

Nature-inspired names for boys and girls are increasing in popularity. Here are some naturally beautiful name ideas for your little boy or girl.
A parent giving a baby a bath

How to give your child an oatmeal bath – you’ll be surprised what this homemade method can do

If you have oats in the pantry, save some of those just in case your tot has a skin issue that could be soothed by the healing power of an oatmeal bath.
Mom breastfeeding and manual breast pump on the table

Cluster feeding: What you need to know

Cluster feeding can happen with breast- or bottle-fed babies. Haven't heard of cluster feeding? Here's you go-to guide on cluster feeding.
Dad clicking sleeping baby boy into car seat

How long are car seats good for? Everything you need to know

How long are car seats good for? We've got your go-to list on how to tell if a car seat is still safe to use.
A parent holding a newborn baby in the hospital room

Your baby will take a test the minute they are born, and here’s what their Apgar score means

Your newborn will be quizzed right out of the womb. Know every part of the Apgar score to feel more relaxed about your little one's results.
A pregnant woman with flowers

The best flower names for kids – here are some floral-inspired options to consider

While most flower names are thought to be only for girls, we're seeing many gender-neutral and boy options as well. We'll give you some of the best options.
Honey

Why can’t babies have honey? The answer may not be what you think

The reason babies shouldn't have honey until they reach their first birthday is because of the bacteria it contains that can cause serious illnesses in infants.
Baby eating pumpkin

Teething baby not eating? 7 simple solutions every concerned parent should try

Is your teething baby not eating normally? We have some tips to turn a cranky, hungry, teething baby into a fed one.
Baby in a highchair at the table eating.

Is your baby not eating solid foods? Here’s what could be going on

Is your baby not eating solids all of a sudden? We discuss what could be going on and how to get your little one's appetite back.
Baby sleeping in a bed with their mouth open

Does your baby sleep with their mouth open? What to know about mouth breathing in babies

Everything parents should do if their baby sleeps with their mouth open. Mouth breathing in babies can be a red flag.
A mother changing a baby on a bed.

Your baby fell off the bed! Do these things immediately to ensure proper care for your child

Your baby fell off the bed. Don't panic just yet. We have the advice for you to follow in case this happens to your child.
A newborn baby in their bassinet.

You won’t believe what the most popular nicknames for baby boys are

It can be hard to come up with cute nicknames for baby boy, so here's a list to help you find one to suit your little guy.
Baby in front of a Christmas tree

How to baby-proof your Christmas tree and keep your little one safe this holiday

Christmas trees are beautiful, but dangerous for babies. Here's how to keep your little one safe this season.
Happy baby by the tree surrounded by holiday magic

10 best gifts for baby’s first Christmas that are practical (and not just toys)

Don't fill the house with toys this holiday season, instead shop for practical gifts for baby's first Christmas that will be keepsakes for years to come.
Cute baby girl in a headband sitting up.

The most popular baby girl nicknames that are so cute and unique they might surprise you

Popular baby girl nicknames from traditional to funny to try on your little sweetheart.
Baby sleeps in crib with blue night light

Should babies sleep with a night light? Tips for using this handy gadget

A night light in the nursery sounds like a good idea, but here are the ins and outs of why a night light might not be the best for baby's sleep hygiene.
A parent taking care of a sick child.

Feeding toddlers when sick: What to feed a toddler with a fever

Having a sick child at home is never fun, especially when they won't eat. We know what to feed a toddler with a fever to get their appetite back.
Dad holding baby in the nursery.

Should I wake baby from a long nap? 4 times it’s OK

If you're asking yourself, should I wake up baby from a long nap, you aren't alone. We'll let you know when it's normal to wake that babe.
Parents smiling while holding newborn.

Bizzare behavior alert: Your baby constantly kicking legs and moving arms is actually totally normal

A baby constantly kicking legs and moving arms could seem a little strange, but it's normal. Here are other bizarre baby behaviors you may see your newborn do.
Baby with sweet potatoes

9 amazing sweet potato baby food combinations your child will love

Making your own sweet potato baby food is a snap with these tasty fruit and vegetable combinations.
A baby on their stomach holding themselves up.

Concerned about head-shaking child behavior? Here’s what you need to know

Ease your mind with information about if head shaking child behavior is normal — if you should be concerned, what causes head shaking, and what to do about it.
Mother holding baby in nursery.

Is overfeeding a newborn a thing? You might be surprised by the answer

Is overfeeding a newborn possible? We have the clues from your baby to watch out for to know if you are feeding that little bundle too much.
A mother taking her baby's hands out of their mouth.

Baby sucking on their hand? You’ll be surprised what’s behind this behavior

Why is baby sucking on their hand? Let's find out why your precious peanut won't keep their hand out of their mouth and if you should try to break their habit.
A baby playing with the mobile above their crib.

One of these cool science baby names options will be perfect for your future scientist

Whether you love nature, innovation, or space, there are a ton of options for science baby names, and we have a list of the best ones for your little one.
Mother comforting a crying baby

Need to move things along? You can actually make prune juice for babies

Homemade prune juice for babies can be a natural laxative to keep your baby regular, but is it okay to use?
Toddler being comforted in bed after a nightmare.

Can babies have nightmares? What you need to know

Here is everything you need to know about whether babies have nightmares plus what do to do to soothe them back to sleep.
Brushing baby's hair.

Why brushing your baby’s hair should be part of your daily routine

Should brushing baby hair be a part of the daily routine? Here's why parents should start making hair brushing a part of baby's day and night.
Cute baby girl in a headband sitting up.

Unique girls’ names for your daughter – get inspiration from this list

If you want to opt for a unique girl's name that will set your daughter apart. look through this list and see if any of them click for your little one.
Mom sitting in a rocking chair holding a smiling baby

5 reasons why a rocking chair for the nursery is an important must-have for both parents and babies

A rocking chair for nursery is an essential you won't want to do without and here's why.
Cute baby girl in a headband sitting up.

How to make baby headbands that are adorable

Don't buy pricey headbands, learn how to make baby headbands that are a simple and fun DIY project.
Baby sleeping on their back.

When should a baby sleep in their own room? The best time to make the switch

This is when your baby should move into their own room.
A glass of chocolate milk with a straw

When can babies have chocolate milk? This is when it’s safe to let your child indulge

Is chocolate milk safe for babies? We discuss when you can serve this treat to your little one and which kind is best for them.
A young child wearing a bib sitting in a high chair.

The difference between baby drool bibs and feeding-time bibs

Let’s discover what makes baby drool bibs and feeding-time bibs different from each other and why you should invest in both for your little one.
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8 best podcasts for new moms who have dozens of questions

These are the eight best podcasts for new moms to listen to. Check out these great programs that cover all topics from pregnancy to parenting.
Baby drinking out of a bottle.

Experts weigh in on when chamomile tea for babies can be helpful for colic or constipation

Should you use chamomile tea for babies suffering from colic? Here's whether babies should have chamomile tea including benefits and timing.
Mother feeding baby

4 great baby formulas for sensitive stomachs you can get quickly

Does your baby have an upset tummy from their formula? Here are the best baby formula for sensitive stomach to try.