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 Maternal Obesity Impacts Fetal Survival

A new study shows that babies born to obese mothers have a greater risk of dying up to one year after birth when compared to women of normal Body Mass Index. ... read more »

Preconception Screening May Predict Gestational Diabetes

Metabolic testing can detect issues with high blood sugar, high insulin levels and low HDL cholesterol ' all risk factors for gestational diabetes. ... read more »

Baby Shower 101

A baby shower is a way to celebrate the pending or recent birth of a baby by presenting gifts at a party. ... read more »

OneRepublic on Balancing Fatherhood and Career

Two of the stars of the band OneRepublic are fathers, which makes for an interesting problem when it comes to touring and long engagements away from home. ... read more »

Recent Study: My Most Embarrassing Baby Moment

Everyone’s parents have embarrassing or hilarious stories about their children that they love to tell friends. My mom’s best is the story about when I tried to dump an entire saltshaker into my mouth as a baby. ... read more »

Baby Head Movements and Autism

Studies show that a baby’s inability to hold his head by three months up could be a sign of autism. ... 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 Get Pregnant Faster

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

Pregnancy, Fertility, and Trying To Conceive

Check out our top fertility and pregnancy FAQs first, and then find valuable resources to help you on your journey to a healthy pregnancy! ... 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 »

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 »

Breastfeeding Guide

Learning how to breastfeed takes preparation, but you can get off to a successful start by learning the basics. ... 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 »

Baby Eye Color Predictor Calculator

What eye color will your baby have? Our eye color calculator tool will help you calculate the chances of your baby having certain eye colors. ... read more »

The Cure For Grunting Baby Syndrome

If your doctor tells you that your infant is suffering from grunting baby syndrome, you might have to refrain from laughing out loud. While your baby certainly has been grunting a lot, you probably didn’t expect his diagnosis to be so simple. ... read more »

Baby Wipes May Be Cause of Persistent Rash

Moms everywhere have come to rely on products like baby wipes for infants and wet wipes for older children as an easy, convenient way to add an extra layer of cleanliness to a messy situation. ... read more »

Social and Emotional Skills for Toddler in the First Year

Your toddler’s social and emotional development will form the foundation of how she will develop relationships, express emotions and cope with change and adversity in later life. In her second year of life, her awareness of herself and the outside world will begin to evolve. One moment she’s your helpless, cute baby, and the next moment you will get a glimpse of the independent child she will become. ... read more »

Is Your Baby a Toe Walker?

When your baby finally takes his first steps, you will be ecstatic. It is really the moment when you finally realize that your little bundle of joy is actually a human being that will someday be making decisions and choices of his own based on his personal preferences. ... read more »

Your Baby's Development

Learn about feeding, sleeping habits, baby care, safety, and more. ... read more »

Childhood Diseases and Infections

In the 20th century, vaccines have made many childhood infections and illnesses rare. However, there are still many that occur, ranging from common infections like croup to strange ailments like Kawasaki disease. ... read more »

Childcare: Babysitting 101

When the time comes to allow a babysitter to take care of your children, even for a small period, finding just the right babysitter does not have to be a stressful event. Babysitters are generally younger and less expensive than a nanny. ... read more »

Pregnancy Safety Guide

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

How to Bathe a Fussy Baby

It can seem like an overwhelming task, but it can actually make your baby calmer. ... read more »

Variations in Hunger Are Normal for a Baby

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 »

Preparing for Pregnancy Emotionally

Preparing for pregnancy emotionally can be more difficult than preparing physically because emotional needs vary from person to person.  ... read more »

Nepalese Mother and Baby

Nepalese Mother and Baby ... read more »

Mexican Mother and Baby

Mexican Mother and Baby ... read more »

Israeli Mother and Baby

Israeli Mother and Baby ... read more »

Irish Mother and Baby

Irish Mother and Baby ... read more »

Greek Mother and Baby

Greek Mother and Baby ... read more »

Australian Mother and Baby

Australian Mother and Baby ... read more »

Premature Labor - Preterm Labor

Premature labor or preterm labor is when there are contractions and cervical changes before 37 weeks gestation. ... read more »

Should We Take a Babymoon?

While a honeymoon is done shortly after the wedding, the babymoon is done specifically around the delivery of the baby. ... 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 »

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 »

The Impact of Mom's Voice on Low Birth Weight Babies

Very low birth weight (VLBW) infants are typically born prematurely. If the fetus remained in utero for the duration of pregnancy, weight gain would have increased during the last few weeks. ... read more »

Can Morning Sickness Predict Your Baby's Gender?

There are countless pregnancy maths out there, and as soon as you get pregnant, you will hear them all. But which are fact and which are true? Can morning sickness really predict a baby's gender? ... read more »

Are Pumpkin or Pumpkin Spice Safe During Pregnancy?

Pumpkins are good for pregnant women. They can be served boiled, baked, steamed or roasted or used in soups and purees. ... read more »

Development of Children Born After IVF

There is substantial evidence that children born after IVF are at increased risk for adverse perinatal outcome, congenital malformations, and rare epigenetic defects. ... read more »

Does Blood in Baby’s Stool Indicate an Emergency?

Considering most studies seem to suggest that any blood associated with a newborn is something to panic about, I was surprised to learn that blood in a diaper could be caused by a number of things. ... read more »

Stress and Pregnancy: How To Cope

Many pregnant women are under stress. Coping with stress in pregnancy is important to improve pregnancy outcome. ... read more »

How Pre-Pregnancy Weight Affects Stillbirth Risk

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

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 »

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 »

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 »

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