baby health

  1. Women's Health

    How many toxins is your baby getting in the womb?

    Every expectant mother dreams of delivering a healthy newborn. But, thanks to some 85,000 chemicals permitted for commercial use in...
  2. Well-being

    The scary condition that can cause miscarriage in healthy pregnancies

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    Could your pregnancy be at risk — and you don't even know it?
  3. Baby

    Does your baby have a tongue tie?

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    A tongue tie can pose problems for the breastfeeding baby and her mom. These clues will help you identify potential tongue tie and...
  4. Baby

    Bigger babies mean bigger problems

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    Is it just us, or does it seem that newborn babies are getting bigger? There seems to be an increase in the average birth weight of...
  5. Baby

    Flat spots on the heads of babies

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    Baby heads are soft, which means that if they are in the same position over and over again — such as in their cribs or...
  6. Women's Health

    How IVF affects breastfeeding

    Women who have a C-section or use assistance to conceive are more likely not to breastfeed, a study says.
  7. Pregnancy

    My dangerous and rare twin pregnancy

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    Emily’s last pregnancy was one to remember — monoamniotic-monochorionic twin pregnancies are rare and dangerous....
  8. Pregnancy

    What you need to know about group B strep

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    During their pregnancies, all women are tested for a certain bacteria dubbed “GBS.” It’s a routine test for a...
  9. Children's Health

    Infant death rate down

    A new report states that infant mortality rates declined 12% in the U.S. over the last six years.
  10. Children's Health

    10 Healthy must-haves for your baby

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    Having a healthy baby goes far beyond baby-proofing the house, but with all the infant-centric products on the market, how do you...
  11. Baby

    Nipple confusion: Does it really exist?

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    New mothers have heard the mantra for years — don’t offer a pacifier to a breastfed baby, or she will suffer nipple...
  12. Baby

    My baby has a funny shaped head!

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    New moms are constantly checking to make sure their babies are on pace when it comes to developmental milestones. In the early weeks...
  13. Pregnancy

    Tiny miracles: How to bond with your NICU baby

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    It's not easy to have your newborn whisked away to the NICU the moment he's born. But even if you can't hold and snuggle him around...
  14. K-12

    How to pick a pediatrician

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    How do you know if you’ve found the right pediatrician for your child? Can you tell from the moment you meet him or her? Do...
  15. Baby

    Circumcision bans opposed by the American Medical Association

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    In response to the state of California's attempts to place an infant circumcision ban on the ballot, the American Medical...
  16. Pregnancy and Baby

    Cloth diapering a newborn

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    Thinking about using cloth diapers? It's not as hard as it sounds. Try these tips, tricks and essentials for cloth diapering a...
  17. Baby

    5 Common baby illnesses

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    If only babies came with instruction books, new parents wouldn’t have to stress each and every time their infants coughed, sneezed...
  18. Baby

    5 Reasons to call the pediatrician

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    As a new mom, you’re likely still learning your little one’s behavioral cues. So, it can be difficult to pinpoint exactly what’s...
  19. Pregnancy

    How to recognize preterm labor

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    You feel what you think are contractions, but is it Braxton-Hicks or is your baby making an early appearance? From recognizing signs...
  20. K-12

    Should you put your toddler on a diet?

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    Baby diets and exercise routines are becoming more and more common, sparking the debate of whether or not this sort of thing is...