popular topics in babies

  • Prevent Allergies_featured
    Babies
    How to Protect Your Baby From Allergies: Nurture Their Gut
    If you are like most parents, you began watching for signs of eczema almost the moment you carried your baby home from the hospital. Allergies are very common in children: More than 25 percent of infants develop eczema and 20 percent show some se...
    Judith Finlayson
  • Merlin Article_featured
    Babies
    Our Honest Review of Baby Merlin's Magic Sleepsuit
    Editor’s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We wanted to let you know that if you chose to purchase one of the items feat...
    Lauren Anderson
  • Introducing Cereal to Infants
    Starting Solids
    When Should You Introduce Cereal to Your Infant?
    It's hard to know when your baby is ready for cereals and other solid foods. We got a doctor to weigh in on exactly when to start solids. ...
  • 5 Best Pack and Play_featured
    Packing for Babies
    The 5 Best Pack and Play Mattresses of 2020
    Editor’s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We wanted to let you know that if you chose to purchase one of the items feat...
    Jennifer Caffelle
  • 5 best infant car seats in 2020 according to parents
    Car Seats
    The 5 Best Infant Car Seats According to Real Parents
    Editor’s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We wanted to let you know that if you chose to purchase one of the items feat...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
  • Baptism shoes, dress, and necklace
    Babies and Toddlers
    The Best Baptism Gift Ideas for 2020
    Editor’s Note:We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We wanted to let you know that if you chose to purchase one of the items featu...
    Elisa Cinelli
  • two babies playing in the playroom
    Activities for Babies
    It's Playtime, Baby! 12 Simple Developmental Activities to Try with Your Tot
    Stumped on ideas for how to play with your baby? These fun and easy activities help stimulate your infant's development — and bring on some adorable smiles and giggles. And remember, much of your baby's learning in her first year will happen na...
    Erin Dower
  • 19 Sentimental Baby Gift Ideas Inspired By Family History and Traditions
    Babies and Toddlers
    19 Sentimental Baby Gift Ideas Inspired By Family History and Traditions
    Editor’s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We wanted to let you know that if you chose to purchase one of the items feat...
    Jacqueline Weiss
  • Lady Checking Baby
    Babies and Toddlers
    What Are The Chances My Baby Will Be Born With a Cleft Palate?
    Cleft palate is one of the most common birth defects in the United States. A cleft palate occurs when the tissue of the roof of the mouth does not join up. This causes a separation.  There are different types of cleft. It can be split in the fr...
    Elisa Cinelli
  • Eight things your newborn will do that might surprise you
    Babies and Toddlers
    8 Things Your Newborn Will Do That Might Surprise You
    Preparing for a newborn usually focuses on ordering baby gear and setting up the nursery. Throw some childbirth education in there with a few baby showers and a dash of meditation and you have yourself the typical birth preparation for the averag...
    HeHe Stewart
  • Parenting Tools Printables
    Printable Month-by-Month Developmental Milestone Chart
    Print this developmental milestone chart, and check off each milestone as your child grows into her first year of life. It's important to remember that babies develop at different rates, and this printable represents general guidelines. ...
  • mom cradling baby on the left
    Babies and Toddlers
    The Psychological Reason 2/3 of People Cradle Babies On The Left
    It’s not something you consciously think about, but according to a major scientific study, most adults cradle babies on the left side of their bodies vs. their right. And no, it doesn’t always have to do with an adult being right-handed or le...
    Rachel Sokol
  • Baby sitting on a bed holding a stuffed animal
    Babies and Toddlers
    Buying Used for Baby: What’s Okay and What’s Not
    Today, buying items online can be done in just a few clicks and while it might seem tempting to save a few bucks by purchasing used items for your baby, is that always the best and safest option?  You Should Never Buy These Baby Items Used W...
    Jacqueline Weiss
  • baby wearing purple outfit and diy headband
    Babies
    5 DIY Baby Headbands and Bows
    If you've seen a baby girl birth announcement recently, browsed Instagram, or shopped on Etsy, you've probably see an adorable infant wearing an oversized headband or bow accessory. Whether you love it or hate it, the trend is here to stay. While...
    Jacqueline Weiss
  • SchoolLunch,HotDog
    Choking
    Top 9 Choking Foods
    According to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), one child dies every five days from choking on food, making it the leading cause of death in children ages 14 and under. The AAP is calling for the food industry to change the design and labe...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Babies
    8 Tips to Minimize Distractions When Driving with a Newborn
    Driving with a newborn can be nerve-wracking, especially if it’s your first child. Not only are you worried about your new passenger in the backseat, you’re probably exhausted, too. A poll conducted by Safe Kids Worldwide found that 10 perce...
    Zeb Goldstein
  • Gender Neutral Parenting
    Kids
    This Is How One Parent Raises Their Gender-Neutral Child
    Editor's Note: This is the first installment in our series on gender-neutral parenting. You can also read our second piece, Some Parents Are Bucking the Gender-Neutral Trend. Here's Why. Recently, a stranger referred to Anastasia Fujii's AMAB (a...
    Rebecca Desfosse
  • Birth Control While Breastfeeding
    Breastfeeding
    Birth Control After Baby: 5 Options for Breastfeeding Moms
    Life with a newborn is wonderfully chaotic. Getting pregnant again is probably the last thing on your mind. While safe for your baby, birth control methods that contain estrogen can lower milk supply. But there are methods that are safe for baby...
    Lindsay Hutton