My Baby

Your baby's first year is a whirlwind of changes and challenges. As the months pass, you might wonder what is in store and how you can support your child's development. If you have questions on the topics of feeding, sleeping, or safety - among other things – you can find your answers, and more, below.
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Breastfeeding Horrors: Accidental Leakage When “Let Down” Gets You Down

Accidental leakage happens to most breastfeeding mothers at one point or another, and it generally occurs at the most inopportune time, such as when you’re standing in line at th ... More

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), a condition that causes the acidic contents in the stomach to move backward into the esophagus, can affect both children and adults and is t ... More

The Benefits of Being an Older (Over 40) Parent

Despite the stereotype that older parents (those who have their first child at age 40 or older) are frumpy sticks in the mud, many older parents are as active and involved as their ... More

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Quiz: Is Your Baby Ready to Start Solids?

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Baby Product Recalls – August 2014

  Baby Product Recalls – August 2014 We all know the importance of staying informed of product recalls to ensure the safety of our precious ...
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So, Your Child Needs Surgery?

The scariest words a parent can hear are, “We think surgery is the best option.” We have heard those words three times: once to ...
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When Will I Get My Period Post-Childbirth?

Just as pregnancy and delivery are different for every woman, so too are postpartum changes and experiences. Hormone levels are all over the map ...
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4 Ways to Help Your Congested Newborn

  The congestion probably isn’t a sign of some insidious disease lurking in your baby’s airways, but you still want him to be ...
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How to Be a Mom and Still Feel Sexy

It's hard to feel sexy after having a baby. You're tired, sore, and most likely leaking fluids for many hours out of the day. I remember that ...
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