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HEALTH TIPS

Scrub-a-dub-dub with the baby in the tub (or shower, sink, or wherever you bathe your baby)! Here are some tips on making bath time as enjoyable, safe, and stress free as possible. First, Sponge Baths Babies cannot be submerged in a bath until the umbilical cord stump...

If you don’t have much experience with holding an infant, it can be intimidating. You want to make sure you don’t hurt the baby, but at the same time, you want to hold them securely enough that you won’t drop them. The truth is that...

Have you ever noticed that, when you talk to a baby, your gut reaction is to slow your speech and use a high-pitched voice? This is something that doctors call “infant-directed speech,” or more commonly, “baby talk.” And it’s totally natural. What We Mean by “Baby...

If you’re an expectant parent, you’ve probably gone to multiple prenatal visits with your OBGYN. But today, we’re talking about another kind of prenatal visit—the one with your child’s future pediatrician. When to Start Looking for a Pediatrician You really don’t need to worry about looking until...

Kate Middleton really summed up parenthood when she said, “Nothing can really prepare you for the sheer, overwhelming experience of what it means to become a mother. It’s full of complex emotions of joy, exhaustion, love, and worry, all mixed together.” Back in March, the Duchess...

Did you know that crawling isn’t a major baby milestone? In fact, some babies never crawl at all, and that’s totally okay. While crawling isn’t a necessary milestone for your baby’s development, there are other physical and verbal milestones that they should be reaching. Walking the...