Life After Baby Arrives: What You Didn't Realize

Congratulations! Your baby's schedule is now your schedule. Newborns sleep up to 18 hours a day. That's broken up into small chunks, and in between, there's feeding, changing, and a whole…

Learn to Be a Better Parent

Raising happy and healthy children is a tough job. Parenting involves not just relying on our instincts or doing what our parents did before us, but knowing what works best for our children, and why.…

How to Make a Baby Stop Crying - Tips for Soothing a Fussy

To you, swaddling might feel like being in a straitjacket. But to a crying, fussy baby, it’s like being back in the womb. How tight do you wrap this baby burrito? Snug enough so she can’t wriggle her…

Step-By-Step Guide to Changing a Baby's Diaper

Whether you've never changed a diaper before or you're an old pro, you'll get plenty of practice with your new baby. Most parents have made common mistakes, like putting a diaper on backw…

Baby's First Year: Month to Month Development Milestones

Newborn infants' best visual experience is limited to close distances. The eye-to-eye distance between a mother's face and her feeding baby's face (8 to 15 inches) is optimum. Because of …