Having a baby is a life-changing experience. There is so much to learn and know about from newborn care and baby's health and development to simpler but necessary things like bathing your baby and taking care of your baby's cold, and so much more.

How to Deal With Sibling Rivalry Toward a New Baby

Sibling rivalry is universal, and as ancient as Cain and Abel, brothers in the Bible. Experts believe that it comes from competition for parental attention, approval, and love. ... read more »

How to Buy Maternity Clothes in 12 Steps

Shopping for maternity clothes during pregnancy is not so easy because it seems your body changes every single day. ... read more »

How to Cloth Diaper Correctly

By following the directions of using cloth diapers, one can find a healthy and green way to diaper their baby without too much difficulty. ... read more »

How Alcohol Affects Your Pregnancy

Women who are pregnant, those planning a pregnancy, or women at risk for pregnancy should not drink any alcohol. ... read more »

Smoking and Pregnancy

Smoking can cause more than low birth weight. Pregnant mothers who smoke are at an increased risk of miscarriage and premature birth. ... read more »

Improve Your Odds To Get Pregnant Faster

Want to get pregnant now? This plan will help you have the baby of your dreams! ... read more »

Paris Hilton Pregnant

Paris Hilton, the heir to the Hilton thrown, is the next big celebrity to want a new baby. According to Paris Hilton, there is a pregnancy in her future — very near future now. ... read more »

Matt Damon Hopes Wife Can Dress as a Pregnant Nun

Matt Damon is one of those stars that glide under the celebrity marriage radar. He and wife Luciana have three children together with a fourth on the way. ... read more »

Is Rachael Ray Pregnant?

Is Rachael Ray pregnant? In an interview with Us Magazine, Rachael Ray talked about pregnancy and having children. ... read more »

How to Choose a Name for the Baby

Naming your baby is a very personal decision, and one that your baby must live with for the rest of his or her life. While there is no set of rules regarding naming your baby, there are suggestions that one might follow. The biggest suggestion is common sense.  ... read more »

Sandra Bullock Pregnant

According to an interview, Sandra Bullock is happy to become pregnant, but that is not the only way she is thinking about becoming a mother. ... read more »

How to Tell if Baby’s Clothes are Too Tight

If your baby is having a screaming fit, check to see how tight his or her clothes are. Often, babies are uncomfortable, and it can be difficult for parents to gauge how tight the clothing must feel. ... read more »

Top Ten Baby Names 2007

The most popular baby names for 2007 as published by the social security administration ... read more »

Top 5 Baby Names by State for Births in 1980

The following tables show the five most frequent given names, by State, for male and female births in 1980. The number to the right of each name is the number of occurrences in the data. The source is a 100% sample based on Social Security card application data as of the end of February 2011. ... read more »

Most Popular 1000 Baby Names of the 1980s

 Most  popular baby names for boys and girls during 1980s. ... read more »

Popular 100 Baby Names For The Year 2011

The table below shows the most popular baby names for the year 2011 both for boys and girls. ... read more »

Top Five Female Baby Names By Year 1911-2010

Here are the top 5 female baby names for each year for the last 100 years from 1911 to 2010. ... read more »

Top Five Male Baby Names By Year 1911-2010

Here are the top 5 male baby names for each year for the last 100 years from 1911 to 2010. ... read more »

Most Popular Baby Names 2009

These are the most popular 1000 baby names from the year 2009. ... read more »

Baby Names: Most Popular By Date

Finding the right baby name isn't always easy. Here are lists of popular baby names through the decades. ... read more »

Popular 1000 Baby Names For The Year 2009

The following are the top 1000 most popular baby names for the year 2009 as reported by the Social Security Administration. ... read more »

Fetal Growth Issues

The majority of the babies born every day are of normal weight and normal length but the fluctuation in birth weight can be astounding. There are certain reasons for smaller and bigger babies. ... read more »

Hair Loss Postpartum

A drop in hormones as your body returns to normal after delivery will likely cause you to lose some of your hair. Find out what causes the hair loss, what you can do about it, and how long you can expect it to last. ... read more »

Newborn and Infant Growth Charts

A newborn baby and infant growth chart is usually used to asssess whether your baby is growing normally or not. The newborn and baby growth chart gives complete picture of your child's growth. ... read more »

Pregnancy Safety Guide

Everything you need to know about which activities, sports, and foods are safe. ... read more »

Junk Food and Pregnancy

Pregnancy cravings are perfectly normal, but when the cravings are for junk food, you will need to try to resist, or at least enjoy it in moderation. ... read more »

How to Be a Good Mother to Your Baby

Being a good mother does not begin when the baby is born, it starts the moment that the baby is conceived. ... read more »

IVF - Chances of Success

The chances of IVF success depens on your age, the reason for IVF, and the IVF clinic. ... read more »

Child Height Calculator: How Tall Will Your Baby Be?

Will your baby be tall? Doting parents often wonder just how tall their little ones will grow to be. According to Dr. Alex Roche, adult height can be predicted using a simple mathematical equation. ... read more »

Hope for HIV positive breastfeeding mothers

Mother treated with antiretroviral therapy (HAART) pass the virus onto their breastfeeding babies less often, when compared to breastfeeding mothers who were treated with conventional methods. ... read more »

Can I Consume Omega 3 During Pregnancy?

Omega 3s are essential for everyone in life and that is a fact that is not limited to people not carrying children. The controversy over the consumption of Omega 3s during pregnancy is in regards their source. Can I consume Omega 3s during pregnancy? ... read more »

Should I Continue Taking my Medications During Pregnancy?

Most medications are safe in pregnancy. Before discontinuing or stopping any medication because of a pregnancy, it's important to talk to your doctor. ... read more »

Can too much Vitamin E hurt my baby?

The RDA for pregnant women is 18 mg of Vitamin E. Recent studies have shown that taking in too much Vitamin E during pregnancy can cause birth defects in children. ... read more »

Omega 3s Fatty Acids During Pregnancy Facts

Researchers are pounding the pavement in regards to the health benefits associated with Omega 3 fatty acids. ... read more »

Healthy Children and Omega 3s

Children can use Omega 3s in much the same manner as adults. While the majority of the population thinks of supplementation as an adult choice, children who are regularly supplemented with Omega 3s exhibit many of the same positive health benefits. ... read more »

Omega 3s - Natural versus Fortified versus Supplements

Supplementation, or fortification, refers to the process of adding vitamins, nutrients and even Omega 3s to a food that does not naturally have these items. ... read more »

Don't Stop Antidepressants in Pregnancy

Women who are taking anti-depressants before becoming pregnant may need to continue taking the medication even after they conceive. ... read more »

Dr. Amos' 15 Tips For A Healthy Pregnancy

These preconception and pregnancy tips ensure that you can improve chances getting pregnanct and having a healthy baby ... read more »

What Foods Are Rich in Omega 3s

There are some foods that are rich in Omega 3s because they are a natural source of the oil. Other foods are fortified with DHA and EPA. ... read more »

Periconception and Preconception Care and Preparation

Periconception care is an important part of getting ready for being pregnant. The best time to start your periconception prep is 2-3 months before pregnancy, before you start trying to conceive. ... read more »

Toddler - Development And Toddler Care

A toddler is a young child between the age of 1 to 3 years (12 to 36 months). During this time, your child is advancing from infancy toward and into the preschool years. ... read more »

Preventing Infant Death: New Guidelines

There is no more endearing a sight than a peacefully sleeping baby! But many parents worry about their baby's health and in particular the worst case scenario: infant death. New comprehensive guidelines from The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) give parents advice on reduce the risk. ... read more »

The Drano Test to Predict the Baby's Gender

Mixing drano with urine does not only not detect the baby's sex but it's also very dangerous. ... read more »

A Labor and Delivery Nurse's Birth Plan or Birthing Plan

Birth plans are common these days. Here is a birthplan written by a labor and delivery nurse. ... read more »

Losing Baby Fat Quickly After Delivery

During pregnancy, the female body stores fat for later use. This is natural and in place in order to ensure there is enough fat on the female body to maintain lactation after the baby is born. ... read more »

How to Deal with Diaper Rash

Diaper rash is a painful condition in which the skin that is covered by a baby's diaper is red and inflamed from the constant contact of the diaper. ... read more »

Sarah Palin Pregnant Belly is Plastic

It seems that a photo captured of Sarah Palin just 23 days before she gave birth to her child did not show a tummy. ... read more »

Frenotomy Frenulotomy and Frenectomy

A frenotomy which is also known as a frenectomy, frenulectomy, or frenulotomy is the removal of a frenulum, a small fold of tissue that prevents an organ in the body from moving too far. ... read more »

Your New Baby and the Affordable Care Act

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was enacted in 2013. Americans have many questions, including how the act affects pregnancy, childbirth, and newborn coverage. ... read more »

When Can We Take the Newborn Baby Outside the House?

It is not true that the baby must stay home for 2-4 weeks or longer after birth. No matter how often someone has told you that you cannot take the baby outside the house for many weeks after delivery, it's not true. As long as your baby is healthy, going outside and getting some light or fresh air can be great. Not only for the baby, but also for mom and dad. ... read more »

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