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.

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 »

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 »

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: 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Leo Baby Horoscope

Your Leo baby is a fiery ball from the start and for good reason. Leos, born from July 23rd to August 22nd, are ruled by the Sun and the fire element. ... 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 »

Libra Baby Horoscope

As the Virgo sign falls behind, the Libra sign takes control. If your baby was born between September 23rd and October 22nd, you are raising a Libra. ... 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: How to Be a Nanny

At the heart of becoming a nanny is experience, but experience is gained with employment; if you need to start from the bottom, you can begin with a good education, CPR and first aid certification, and the desire to be a part of a child's life. ... read more »

Childcare: How to Find a Good Nanny

Two of the best tools of preparation are honesty and planning. Honesty helps you lay out the precise elements you are looking for in a nanny and planning keeps you on track for your end goal even if you cannot find the perfect nanny right away. ... read more »

Baby Showers Around the World

Baby showers are a time of celebration, but not all cultures celebrate babies in the same way. From Latin America to the United States, baby shower rituals come with unique sets of rules, etiquette and tons of fun. ... 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 »

Cancer Baby Horoscope

The Cancer baby is born from June 21st to July 22nd. You baby is ruled by the moon and the water element. ... read more »

Scorpio Baby Horoscope

The Scorpio baby is born from October 23rd to November 21st. The Scorpio is ruled by both Mars and Pluto in addition to the water element. ... read more »

Sagittarius Baby Horoscope

The Sagittarius baby is born from November 22nd to December 21st. Your baby is ruled by the planet Jupiter and the fire element. ... read more »

Capricorn Baby Horoscope

If your baby is born from December 22nd to January 19th, you have a Capricorn baby. Your baby is ruled by the planet Earth and the Saturn element. ... read more »

Aquarius Baby Horoscope

The Aquarius baby, born from January 20th to February 18th, is ruled by Saturn, Uranus and the air element.  ... read more »

Pisces Baby Horoscope

Born from February 19th to March 20th is the Pisces baby. Ruled by Jupiter, Neptune and the water element, the Pisces is a one-of-a kind infant. ... read more »

Aries Baby Horoscope

Aries babies are born from March 21st to April 19th. This baby is ruled by the planet Mars and the fire element. ... read more »

Taurus Baby Horoscope

The Taurus baby is born from April 20th to May 20th. Taurus babies are ruled by the planet Venus and the earth element. ... read more »

Gemini Baby Horoscope

The Gemini or "twin" baby is born from May 21st to June 20th. This infant is ruled by the planet Mercury and the air element. ... read more »

Virgo Baby Horoscope

Born from August 23rd to September 22nd is the Virgo baby. Virgos are ruled by the planet Mercury and the Earth element. ... read more »

Childcare: How to Find a Good Babysitter

There are hundreds of reasons why you need a babysitter on speed dial, but finding just the right babysitter can be a difficult process. ... read more »

Baby Talk Improves Baby's Brain Power

Scientists are trying to figure out how speech and language development happens and they are increasingly finding that it’s all about baby talk. Baby talk improves brain power even before birth. ... read more »

How Many Billions Does the World Spend on Babies?

Babies are big business for advertising as well as for the manufacturers who produce baby goods so Nielsen watches what parents around the world buy for their babies. ... read more »

Singing Better Than Baby Talk for Irritable Infants

It seems babies remain calm and content longer when they hear adults singing rather than speaking baby talk to them. ... read more »

Newborn and Baby: Month 9

As the honeymoon phase of parenting ends you may notice a drastic change in the relationship you have with your partner. The last eight months have been all about baby and your relationship may have suffered for it. ... read more »

Newborn and Baby: Month 10

You're busy, baby's busy ' everyone is busy which means everyone needs a little extra energy. Planning for a trip to the store may seem like anamazing adventure at this point because it feels like baby needs asuitcase full of supplies. ... read more »

Newborn and Baby: Month 11

Every time you turn around there is something else you need to do or another late night call from baby. Fatigue is part of the first year of life, but there are some tricks to help you feel better throughout the day. ... read more »

Newborn and Baby: Month 12

This month you will spend quite a bit of time planning baby's firstbirthday party. Take some time to look back on the past 12 months. Youbrought a tiny human being home from the hospital ' completely dependent on you for everything. ... read more »

New Postpartum Pregnancy Avoidance Protocol

The postpartum period can be a confusing time for some women in terms of pregnancy prevention. Breastfeeding can lengthen the time between birth and first menstrual cycle, but ovulation may occur before that first cycle, increasing the risk of pregnancy during the immediate postpartum period. ... read more »

Budgeting for Baby One Trimester At a Time

The financial wizards at Money Magazine suggest approaching a baby budget like a pregnancy, one trimester at a time. ... read more »

Newborn and Baby: Month 1

Prior to giving birth you likely read tons of articles and books on how to care for a newborn and how to be the perfect new parent, but reality is far different from the planning process. ... 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 »

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