Babies are supposed to cry, it's how they communicate with us. But what do you do when your baby is crying constantly? Could your baby have colic? What exactly is colic and why does it happen? And what natural remedies can you use to help soothe your baby so you both can get some much needed rest?
Ouch! That's what happens when your sweet, little baby clamps down on you like you're a teether! Sometimes it's on accident and sometimes it's on purpose (followed by a cute smile), but it's never enjoyable for mom. So, when do babies start biting? And how do you get them to stop? Our moms share what's worked best for them!
Your baby's birth weight is important. And for those first couple weeks of life, your primary goal as a new mom is to keep that birth weight from falling more than 10%. Why is it important to maintain that birth weight right after birth? Why is 10% the magic number? And what does it mean if your baby loses more than 10% of her initial weight? What are your options?
Your toddler is getting into everything, which can be both frustrating and dangerous. How can baby-proofing your home help control the chaos? What are the essential items and what can you probably do without? And how do we protect our kids outdoors?
Bringing home twins is big change for any family. What are the key things to remember during the first week? What type of environment is best for recovery of mom and the babies? How can extended friends and family help? And what can you expect to happen during your daily routine?
You've heard the phrase skin-to-skin, but what about kangaroo care? How can this intimate way of holding your baby increase bonding after birth? What are some of the other benefits? How can it help with breastfeeding? And how does it ease the struggles many premature and NICU babies face while in the hospital?
After you give birth your baby, your body needs some time to recover. After all, you just created another human being. Eventually, you (and your partner) may be wondering when you can have sex again. Is six weeks really enough time? How do you know if you're ready? Will it feel different? How can you do it as safely as possible, and what should you expect?
How often should you nurse to bring in your supply? How important is skin to skin contact with your baby? What can you to do help regulate an oversupply so you don't feel engorged? Moms with new babies speak out about what worked best for them!
Getting your baby to sleep is one of the most common struggles new parents experience, especially with newborns. We're launching a five part series focused on ways to encourage healthy sleeping patterns with your little one, so you can get some much need R&R as well!
Babies love to be touched. We know that skin-to-skin contact is so important after they're born. So, it just makes sense that babies would love a good massage as well, right? Learn more about the benefits of infant massage and what to expect should you sign up for a class.
You had sex to make a baby, but now the thought of having it seems more disturbing than changing your toddler's dirty diaper. How do you make sex a priority in your relationship?
How do you successfully swaddle your baby, what type of swaddles typically work best and do all babies really need to be swaddled? Plus, what safety precautions should you take to make sure your baby is safe?
How do you ensure your car seat is properly installed and how to get it checked by a professional? What about other products designed for the car seats, are they safe?
Having a sick baby can be a terrifying experience for new parents. So, how can you help your baby feel better (since you can't use medication)?