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 Pre-Pregnancy Weight Affects Stillbirth Risk

Maternal obesity more than doubles the risk of stillbirth and neonatal death. ... read more »

Welcome to Toddlerhood: Communication Skills 12 - 24 months

Learn about toddlerhood and the communication milestones from 12 months old through 24 months old. ... read more »

Welcome to Toddlerhood: Cognitive Skills 12 - 24 months

As your child approaches her first birthday, her cognitive skills are still very basic. In the second year of life, brain development is rapid, as she begins to interact more with the outside world. As she develops through childhood and into adulthood her cognitive skills will help her: process information, think, learn, read, write, remember, reason, create and focus. ... read more »

How to Deal with Pregnancy in Your 30's in 12 Steps

Let our 12 step guide help you deal with pregnancy in your 30's. ... 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 »

Pregnancy Safety Guide

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

Dr. Amos' Pregnancy Book

Read Dr. Amos' eBook about pregnancy, fertility, trying to get pregnant, and the postpartum period. Everything you need to know! ... read more »

TOP Getting Pregnant, Fertility and Pregnancy FAQs

Many couples trying to get pregnant have questions which are answered by the BabyMed FAQs. ... read more »

Breastfeeding Guide

Learning how to breastfeed will take some preparation, but you can get off to a successful start by learning the basics. This breastfeeding guide will show you how to start a beautiful and bonding experience. ... read more »

Your Baby's Development

Learn about feeding, sleeping habits, baby care, safety, and many other topics concerning your baby's development. ... read more »

Factors Affecting Low Birthweight After ART

Factors affecting low birthweight after assisted reproduction technology: the difference between transfer of fresh and cryopreserved embryos suggests an adverse effect of oocyte collection ... read more »

Clothing and Fetal Safety

Finding the right pregnancy clothes can be a difficult task, especially when you'll need exercise clothes, business clothes, dress clothes, and don't forget jackets and coats! ... read more »

Fetal Movement Count Tool

Counting your baby's movements during pregnancy can save your baby's life ... read more »

Childcare: What is a Nanny?

In today's culture, a nanny is hired to provide child and home carethat varies widely from one assignment to the next. Some nannies live in the home with parents, while others report to work each day on aregular schedule just as they would any other job. ... read more »

Premature Delivery Risk Calculator Quiz

This interactive quiz and premature delivery calculator helps you calculate the tisk of premature birth based on cervical length and fFN fetal fibronectin ... read more »

Where Can I Get DNA Paternity Testing?

There are two methods of DNA paternity testing - the doctor initiated paternity test and the home paternity test. ... read more »

Weight Gain in Pregnancy - How much?

How much weight should women gain in pregnancy depends on their prepregnancy body mass index the BMI ... read more »

How Much Does Paternity Testing Cost?

The cost of the paternity test will vary depending on the state where the test is run and the situation surrounding the paternity test. ... read more »

How Accurate is Paternity Testing?

Paternity testing is used to establish the biological paternal parent of a child. The paternity testing, like any other test, is close to 100% accurate but not completely 100%. ... read more »

Can Paternity Test be Done In Utero Before the Baby is Born

A paternity test can be done prior to birth of the baby through an invasive procedure like an amniocentesis or CVS chorionic villus sampling but now it can be done from a simple maternal blood test. ... read more »

Baby Eye Color Calculator

Our interactive eye color calculator and predictor will calculate the eye colors of your baby ... read more »

Difference Between Pregnancy and Fertility Myths

You want to do the best to get pregnant and have a healthy baby. But the more you read, the more you get confused. ... read more »

What is Preconception Counseling?

Preconception counseling usually involves meeting with a doctor or another healthcare provider who is experienced in this specialty. ... read more »

Frequency of Sex and TTC - Every Day Or Every Other Day

Unless you have IVF or in-vitro fertilization it is necessary to make love  and have sex  during the 5-6 fertile days leading up to ovulation and the day of ovulation. ... read more »

Before You Get Pregnant

Healthy Pregnancy Starts Before You Conceive. That's why you should see a doctor and take a prenatal supplement plus folic acid before getting pregnant. ... read more »

Timing Pregnancy To A Certain Month

Timing your pregnancy in order to have a baby in a specific month is possible but it takes a lot of preparation. ... read more »

Infections Carried Through Food

Certain infections which you can get by eating contaminated food during pregnancy can harm the pregnancy and the fetus. ... read more »

Food NoNos In Pregnancy

There are certain foods which should not be eaten during pregnancy and when trying to get pregnant. These include certain fish, deli foods, and undercooked meat. ... read more »

Hoarseness in Infants Almost Always Requires Treatment

From growling and mumbling to yelling and singing, your baby will be making a wide range of interesting noises. However, a hoarse voice in an infant may be a strong indication of a bigger problem. ... read more »

How to Bathe Your Baby Safely2

Bathing a baby is an important activity and one that allows a baby and its parent(s) to spend time together and bond. However it also requires a lot of precautions. ... read more »

Postpartum, Postbirth & Baby

Now that your pregnancy is over you likely will have more questions about the postpartum time and the baby. Read on for answers to your postpartum questions! ... read more »

Getting Pregnant Faster

Want to get pregnant right now? Here is a plan to help you get pregnant and have the baby of your dreams! ... read more »

A Baby's Cry May Indicate a Specific Health Issue

A baby’s cry is one of their only means of communication for at least 10 months, but it can tell you a lot about how they’re feeling and what they want. ... read more »

Preventing SIDS: What Latest Research Shows

While the condition is still not well understood, much research has been conducted in recent years in an effort to understand the causes and possible prevention of this heartbreaking illness. Below is a discussion of some of the latest findings. ... read more »

How To Help Someone Who Has Lost a Baby

Parents who've lost a child describe it as the lowest form of misery imaginable. Mostbereaved parents just don't know who to turn to for solace or how to ask for help. ... read more »

Baby Proofing Your Home

Watching your baby takes her first steps can be the thrill of a lifetime. Baby proofing the house is important as those first steps are the harbinger of big changes in both of your lives. ... read more »

Sex and Trying To Conceive TTC Pregnancy Quiz

Take this sex quiz and find out how much you know about sex, pregnancy and trying to conceive ... read more »

A Dirty Humidifier Can Cause Asthma in Babies

Humidifiers lessen the painful effects of a dry nose and throat, and they make the winter months more bearable on the tender mucous membranes of a child or an infant. ... read more »

Toddlerhood: Vision and Fine Motor Skills

Have you ever cut or burnt your index finger or thumb, on your dominant hand, and had to wear a Band-Aid? If so you’ll know how important fine motor skills are for doing the simplest of tasks, from doing up a button to using scissors, through to typing on your laptop. ... read more »

Alcohol, Drug Use, Smoking, and Stress During Pregnancy

Certain stress factor can pose a problem when trying to conceive and during pregnancy. ... read more »

It’s Normal for Your Baby to Go through Periods of Voracious Hunger

I’ll be honest—one of my good friends is a panicky new mom. She calls her baby’s pediatrician whenever she notices even the slightest change in his behavior or his habits. The doctor is used to it at this point, and there’s really nothing wrong with being cautious. ... 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 »

Serious Symptoms In Baby: When To Call Your Pediatrician

How can you tell the difference between what's serious, and requires an immediate call or visit to the hospital or pediatrician's office, and what can wait until your baby's next checkup? ... read more »

Social and Emotional Skills for Toddler in the First Year

Welcome to Toddlerhood: Social and Emotional Development 12 - 24 months ... read more »

Surprising Reason Why Babies’ Noses Are So Stuffy

A runny nose and stuffed-up head signal a cold in almost everybody but newborns are different. Unexpected symptoms such as a stuffy nose with no discharge can be mystifying. ... read more »

How To Announce Your Pregnancy In 12 Steps

Announcing your pregnancy is not an easy feat. Read below some suggestions to make it easier. ... read more »

Serena Williams With Our Pregnant Pregnancy Calendar

Serena Williams is pregnant with our pregnancy calendar showing a likely due date of September 5, 2017 plus/minus 7-10 days ... read more »

How to Increase Fertility: Dr. Amos' 12-Step Program

The Dr. Amos 12 step fertility improvement program will improve your chances of getting pregnant and help you have a healthy pregnancy and baby. ... read more »

How to Handle Teething

Teething makes for a cranky baby, and therefore cranky parents. Luckily there are some time tested methods and some new technologies that help the teething process break though. ... read more »

Childhood Cancer Can Increase Pregnancy Complications

Pregnancy in childhood cancer survivors could be riskier than previously thought. Chances of premature labor, early delivery and hemorrhage are higher in certain cancer cases. ... read more »

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