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 Get Pregnant Faster

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

Dr. Amos' Fertility and Pregnancy e-Book

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

Breastfeeding Guide

Learn the basics about breastfeeding so your baby can get off to a successful start. ... read more »

Travel Safety During Pregnancy

During pregnancy, it's generally safe for pregnant women to travel safely, but some precautions must be taken as to the places of travel and circumstances. ... 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 »

How to Bathe a Fussy Baby

Bathing your baby can actually make her/him calmer. ... read more »

Pregnancy Safety Guide

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

How-to Guide for Newborns

Taking care of a newborn baby is not always easy so let us guide you through it! ... read more »

Top Ten Baby Names 2007

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

Hair Loss Postpartum

The drop in hormones your body experiences as it returns to normal after delivery will likely cause you to lose some of your hair. ... read more »

How to Find the Best Baby Products

Finding the best baby products can be a challenge. There are a few things that one should consider when looking for the best baby products and how to best find them. ... read more »

How to Budget the Baby's First Year

Learning to budget for the baby's first year can ease stress and help one avoid going into serious debt. ... read more »

How to Change a Baby Diaper

There are ways to make the diaper changing process easier than most people think that it is. While nothing makes diapers fun to change, preparation and planning can make the task more simple. ... read more »

How to Calm a Newborn Baby

The most frustrating part of raising a baby can be all the screaming. How do you make the upset newborn into a calm newborn? Luck and some good advice is always a good place to start. ... read more »

Treatments for Constipation During Pregnancy

Constipation during pregnancy is a common occurrence. Constipation is not normally associated with any fetal condition or harm, just with the changes in the body during pregnancy ... 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 »

Smoking in Your Second or Third Trimester

It is never too late to stop smoking. The fetus will benefit from mom stopping to smoke at any time during the pregnancy. ... read more »

Baby Gear Tips: Baby And Infant Car Seats

Despite a huge push for parental car seat education, about 90% of all baby and infant  car seats are installed incorrectly or used incorrectly on a daily basis. ... read more »

Baby Gear Tips: All About Infant Swings

There is nothing more overwhelming that a crying baby that will not be soothed. Many parents find that swinging in an infant baby swing is a comforting motion for baby ... read more »

5 Baby Gear Items You Should Leave in the Store

Having a new baby is exciting and expensive. There are essentials that every family must buy ' diapers, wipes, food, clothing and a safe place to sleep. ... read more »

Baby Gear Tips: Baby Bedding Selection and Safety

There is nothing cuter than seeing an infant lying in a baby crib with furry little animals on the sheet, bumper and pillow. ... read more »

Baby Gear Tips: Baby Mobiles

Hanging over the baby's crib is the first introduction to education. Baby mobiles provide entertainment, soothing music and contrasting colors that stimulate brain activity. ... read more »

Baby Gear Tips: Changing Table Purchase and Safety

The changing table is an invaluable piece of equipment that will help mom and dad protect those back muscles while making a baby change here and there. ... read more »

Can Stress Increase Risk of Miscarriage?

Stress induces a fight or flight effect in the body. When stress is at its highest, physical reactions can include reduced blood flow to extremities, decreased metabolism, and increased focus. During pregnancy, prolonged or extreme stress will result in immediate effects on the body, but the long-term effects may be life changing. Researchers have linked stress early in pregnancy to increased risk of miscarriage. ... read more »

Baby Gear Tips: Buying a Baby Crib

There used to be only one choice in baby crib; the rectangle crib with one side that had to be forced down with great parental effort. ... read more »

Vera Farmiga Gets Kicked in the Stomach

Film superstar Vera Farmiga was recently photographed on the red carpet with husband Renn Hawkey attending the opening of the Metropolitan Opera. ... 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 »

Brain Growth Noted After Child Birth

Many women will be happy to find out the brain actually grows after childbirth, according to a new study published by the American Psychological Association. ... read more »

Baby Gear and Safety: Choosing a Safe Rattle

Buying a rattle for baby as a gift or for your own infant seems like a harmless and inexpensive choice. Babies place everything in their mouths so rattles are both functional and fun. ... read more »

Preventing the Negative Effects of Stress on Pregnancy

Stress is a mental condition that causes a very physical response. The last time you felt 'stressed' what were you really saying? Stress quickens heart rate, increases blood pressure, and decreases blood flow to extremities. The body physical prepares to fight a battle or run for extended distances. ... read more »

What to Expect From Pelvic Pain During Pregnancy

As the end of the pregnancy approaches, pelvic pain is often a signal of the start of labor. Labor pelvic pain is associated with pressure on the pelvis or the feeling that baby is getting heavier. ... read more »

Can Stress Stop You From Getting Pregnant?

While stress has not been directly linked to infertility, the physical demands on the body during stressful situations are enough to trigger natural protective instincts. ... 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 »

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 »

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 »

Preparing for a New Baby in the Home

Preparing for a baby's arrival in the home is one of the most exciting parts of pregnancy. Most families choose to wait until late in the second trimester to prepare the baby's room just to ensure the pregnancy is safe. By this time, mom will not be able to help paint or lift furniture, so all pressure is placed on dad to make this happen. ... read more »

Ashton Kutcher, Demi Moore Break-up Over Kids?

With rumors of an impending break-up caused by a cheating Ashton, we wonder if the rumors have a deeper seeded cause. Ashton is young, gorgeous and childless. At 48, there is little chance Demi will be having any more children in the future, so where does that leave Ashton? ... read more »

Assisted Breathing

Whether the woman has chosen a natural childbirth or a labor with pain medication, breathing is essential to the health of the baby during this stressful time. ... read more »

Co-Bedding Safety Issues

Parents tend to choose co-bedding as a solution to late night crying and sleep deprivation. While co-bedding may help solve these problems, some experts report that the baby is at a higher risk of sudden infant death syndrome and accidental death when sleeping beside a parent. ... read more »

Tips for Preventing SIDS

SIDS, or sudden infant death syndrome, describes an infant death with an unknown cause. While doctors and researchers may not be able to pinpoint the reason for death in SIDS cases, they have compiled a list of tips to prevent SIDS from occurring with your baby. ... 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 »

Childcare: How to be a Babysitter

Babysitting used to be a profession reserved for teens who wanted to earn extra cash by watching children of friends and family members for date nights, business meetings or any special occasion that required both parents to be out of the home at the same time. ... read more »

Mom’s Respond Stronger to Baby’s Cry After Breastfeeding

According to a study just published in The Journal of Child Psychology, new mothers who choose to breastfeed are more likely to bond with baby than those who choose to breastfeed and bottle feed or bottle feed alone. ... read more »

Childcare: Nanny 101

Childcare is an extremely sensitive and important topic for manyparents, especially in households where both parents work. Whenreturning to work after baby, there are three options for childcare 'personal day care, commercial day care, or nanny ... read more »

Pacifier Do's and Don'ts

While the faithful pacifier can be a miracle for parents, there are some tricks to using it that maximize its benefits while minimizing its drawbacks. If you're considering using a pacifier with your infant, here are a few things you need to know. ... read more »

Childcare: How to Be a Teenage Babysitter

Many young girls have already started thinking about working as a babysitter by the time they reach their 13th birthday. Even boys are starting to jump on the earning train by offering sitting services to families (especially those with male children). ... read more »

Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)

Retinopathy of prematurity, called ROP in the medical community, affects premature infants and newborns. The disease can be mild or severe. When first diagnosed in the 1940s, the condition was called retrolental fibroplasia. ... read more »

Childcare: How to Interview a Babysitter

Finding the right babysitter for your child can be a difficult task for many parents. The idea of giving another person the sole responsibility of caring for your child is a huge decision, but sometimes parents want/need time out and there is simply no one else. ... read more »

Childcare: What is a Babysitter?

Babysitters are there to provide temporary care for children, typically in the afternoon or evening, when parents need to step out and step back into those adult shoes. ... read more »

Childcare: Where to Find a Babysitter

Even the most dedicated parents will eventually come to terms with the fact that adults need a little rest and relaxation time without kids. How do these parents find the babysitter they have on speed dial? ... read more »

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