Acetaminophen and children

Babies and solid foods

Baby naps

Baby sleep

Baby's head shape: What's normal?

Bathing your newborn

Worried about your baby's first bath? Here's what you need to know to get the job done.

Breast milk storage

Breast-feeding and medications

Breast-feeding nutrition: Tips for moms

Breast-feeding support

Breast-feeding tips

Breast-feeding twins

Breast-feeding vs. formula-feeding

Breast-feeding: Pumping tips

Burn safety

Burns can happen in the blink of an eye. To protect your child, take simple precautions at home and outdoors.

Car seat safety

Caring for a premature baby

Child development

What does the way your child plays and speaks say about his or her development? Find out.

Childhood vaccines

Wonder about the benefits and risks of childhood vaccines? Get answers to your questions.

Childhood vaccines

Children's swimming

Choosing a breast pump

Cold medicines for kids

Crying baby

Crying baby? How to keep your cool

Ear infection treatment: Do alternative therapies work?

Extended breast-feeding

Fall safety for kids

In the course of their daily adventures, children have plenty of opportunities to fall down. These simple precautions can help keep your child safe.

Hand-washing tips

Infant choking prevention

Worried about infant choking? Understand what you can do to prevent a choking emergency.

Infant development: Ages 10 to 12 months

Infant development: Ages 4 to 6 months

Infant development: Ages 7 to 9 months

Infant development: Birth to 3 months

Infant formula basics

Choosing an infant formula can be confusing. Understand types of formula, the difference between generic and brand-name formula, and more.

Infant formula preparation

Wonder if you're preparing your baby's infant formula correctly? Follow this step-by-step guide.

Infant massage

Introducing a new sibling

Iron deficiency in children

Wonder if your child is getting enough iron? Get the facts about iron deficiency in children.

Language development

When will baby start babbling, say a few words or respond to "no"? Follow this guide to speech and language milestones.

Limiting screen time

Worried about how much time your child spends in front of a screen? Here's help changing your child's routine.

New dad tips

Newborn care: 10 tips

Newborn feeding basics

Pacifiers and your baby

Potty training

Preventing lead exposure

Returning to work after maternity leave

Returning to work after you've had a baby can be daunting. Follow these tips to balance your work and family life.

Sex education: Talking to toddlers and preschoolers about sex

Sick baby?

Infant illnesses are common. Know which signs and symptoms deserve a call to the doctor — and which require emergency care.

Signs of successful breast-feeding

Single-parenting tips

Sleep tips for new parents

Spitting up in babies

Does your baby spit up after every feeding? Although it's messy, you probably don't need to worry. Spitting up is usually harmless.

Stroller safety


Temper tantrums

Thermometer basics

Thermometers: Understand the options

Toddler parenting tips

Parenting a toddler isn't easy. Consider simple strategies to encourage good behavior.

Umbilical cord care: Do's and don'ts for parents

Water safety

Weaning tips

Wondering about weaning? Know when the time is right and how to get started.

Well-baby exam

Aug. 07, 2013