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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Baby Care Log

Use this log to document important information about your baby. This log is especially useful if another caregiver is taking care of your baby. When it is time for yo ... More

The 401 on Strabismus

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Dr. Kathleen Berchelmann, M.D. Sheds Some Light on Safe Sleep

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4 Strategies to Get Through Colic

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The Eating-Out-with-Baby Survival Guide

There comes a time in every new parent's life when they throw caution to the wind and go ...
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Dear Moms: I Give You Permission to Quit Exercise (for now)

Listen, mamas, I have a secret: I don't always love exercising. I am in no way a ...
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Would You Want an IUD Inserted Immediately after Giving Birth?

Even though the last thing any woman is thinking about in the seconds after giving birth ...
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5 Things Never to Say to a Preemie Mom

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