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Top 5 benefits of having your child play outsideParenting

By Danae Lund PhD, LP May 16, 2017

Time outside daily aids a child’s mind, body and emotions

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By Peter Klemin, MD May 12, 2017

Stay cool and alert this summer with a few simple tips.

Bathing with an umbilical cordParenting

By Tracie Newman, MD Apr 18, 2017

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Don't miss out! Benefits of a breastfeeding community.Parenting

By Jackee Haak, IBCLC Apr 17, 2017

Learn more about the benefits of breastfeeding communities.

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By Jennifer Haggar, MD Apr 07, 2017

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Having a Child with AutismParenting

By Danae Lund PhD, LP Apr 04, 2017

Learn how to identify and care for your child with autism.

Keep pregnancy swelling at bayParenting

By Peter Klemin, MD Mar 27, 2017

Winning the battle over swelling during pregnancy.

Toilet Training Your ToddlerParenting

By Pregnancy & Parenting Team Mar 24, 2017

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7 Reasons For Your Newborn's CryParenting

By Danae Lund PhD, LP Mar 21, 2017

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Best Ways To Communicate With Your ChildParenting

By Pregnancy & Parenting Team Mar 17, 2017

Follow these tips to improve communication with your child.

Colic Or Normal Crying?Parenting

By Pregnancy & Parenting Team Mar 14, 2017

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Poison prevention tips for parentsParenting

By Giridhar Guntreddi, MD, FAAP Mar 07, 2017

Poison prevention tips to keep your children safe.

Another bedwetting accident? Know when it is not normal.Parenting

By Tracie Newman, MD Mar 03, 2017

Guiding parents through child bedwetting

Best ways to teach empathy to childrenParenting

By Danae Lund PhD, LP Feb 28, 2017

Tips for recognizing feelings and teaching children empathy.

The Perfect PacifierParenting

By Pregnancy & Parenting Team Feb 27, 2017

Learn some simple rules for using a pacifier.

Working until your due dateParenting Pregnancy

By Kristin Gray, MD Feb 13, 2017

Work until your due date? Here’s what you should know.

Reading the Signs: Decoding Your Baby’s CuesParenting

By Giridhar Guntreddi, MD, FAAP Feb 06, 2017

Decode your baby's cry by understanding his or her cues.

The Importance of Skin to Skin After Delivery. You Should Know...Parenting

By JoLyn Seitz, MD Jan 31, 2017

Discover why skin-to-skin contact benefits newborns

Our Guide to Managing the Mommy BluesParenting

By Lacey Krebsbach, MD Jan 20, 2017

The reality of moms and postpartum depression.

How Long is it OK for a Baby to CryParenting

By Pregnancy & Parenting Team Jan 16, 2017

Why babies cry and what you can do about it.

Brush, Floss and Toothpaste: Everything You Need to know about Your Fi...Parenting

By Giridhar Guntreddi, MD, FAAP Jan 10, 2017

A step-by-step explanation on caring for baby’s first teeth.

A Parent’s Guide to NewbornsParenting

By Danae Lund PhD, LP Jan 09, 2017

What does it mean when your baby cries? How can you tell if your baby is hungry?

The best breastfeeding positionsParenting

By Lyndy Peterson Jan 06, 2017

Choosing the best breastfeeding position for you and baby

Dealing with Diaper RashParenting

By Jennifer Haggar, MD Dec 27, 2016

Learn how to keep your baby's bottom safe from rash.

Bringing Baby Home: What to ExpectParenting

By Giridhar Guntreddi, MD, FAAP Dec 23, 2016

Nervous about bringing your new baby home? You're not alone.

The secret to creating healthy eating habits in childrenGrowth & Development Parenting

By Tracie Newman, MD Dec 13, 2016

Tips and tricks to keep the whole family eating healthy

Does Swaddling Increase SIDS? Tips to keep your Kid SafeParenting

By Jennifer Haggar, MD Dec 09, 2016

Properly swaddle your baby with these safe tips.

The Benefits of Skin-to-Skin TimeParenting

By Pregnancy & Parenting Team Nov 29, 2016

Learn the benefits of immediately placing your baby directly on your chest after birth.

Sibling Rivalry: Parenting Tips to Handle Your ChildrenParenting

By Danae Lund PhD, LP Nov 28, 2016

Parenting tips on how to handle and minimize sibling rivalry

Are You Storing Your Breast Milk Safely?Health & Nutrition Parenting

By Lois Sommers, RN, IBCLC Nov 25, 2016

Do you know the best storage container and thawing method to use breast milk safely?

Brrr! How to Dress for Breastfeeding in the WinterParenting

By Jackee Haak, IBCLC Nov 22, 2016

Keeping warm this winter while breastfeeding.

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: What to KnowParenting

By Pregnancy & Parenting Team Nov 21, 2016

Raising your grandkids? Help is available. Learn more.

Tips for dadParenting

By Pregnancy & Parenting Team Nov 18, 2016

A guide for dads-to-be.

When Will My Baby Sleep Through the Night?Parenting

By Aaron Van Ningen, MD Nov 14, 2016

Get your baby to sleep with these simple tips.

Getting baby to latch properlyParenting

By Lois Sommers, RN, IBCLC Nov 07, 2016

Guidance for achieving the proper breastfeeding latch

Managing stress while pregnantParenting Pregnancy

By Peter Van Eerden, MD Nov 04, 2016

Discover how to manage your stress during pregnancy

Introducing Your Baby to Solid FoodGrowth & Development Parenting

By Jennifer Haggar, MD Oct 28, 2016

Set your baby up for a lifetime of healthy eating.

Those terrible toddler tantrumsParenting

By Pregnancy & Parenting Team Oct 25, 2016

Learn tips to help quell those toddler tantrums.

Baby Shots: Should You Immunize?Parenting

By Tracie Newman, MD Oct 24, 2016

Keep your baby healthy by following this vaccine schedule.

Baby on the Move: Safety Tips for Your ToddlerParenting

By Pregnancy & Parenting Team Oct 21, 2016

All kids are curious, but sometimes it can innocently get them into unsafe situations.

What to Do When Your Baby Starts BitingParenting

By Danae Lund PhD, LP Sep 20, 2016

Learn the common reasons and prevention tips for biting.

Separation Anxiety: Tips to Stop Tearful GoodbyesParenting

By Giridhar Guntreddi, MD, FAAP Sep 13, 2016

Learn how to cope with separation anxiety.

Time out! Tips for Disciplining ToddlersParenting

By Danae Lund PhD, LP Aug 30, 2016

Tools to discipline your toddler

Baby wearing 101Parenting

By Nichole Klemz Aug 26, 2016

Baby Wearing has become a popular trend for new moms.

Question and answer about Attention Deficit DisorderParenting

By Giridhar Guntreddi, MD, FAAP Aug 16, 2016

Got questions about ADHD? Get answers here.

Barriers to BreastfeedingGrowth & Development Parenting

By Lois Sommers, RN, IBCLC Aug 05, 2016

Tips to break down breastfeeding barriers for good.

Little Known Benefits of BreastfeedingGrowth & Development Parenting

By Pregnancy & Parenting Team Aug 01, 2016

How can breastfeeding benefit you and your baby?

What Your Newborn NeedsParenting

By Jennifer Haggar, MD Jul 26, 2016

Help your baby establish emotional stability and resiliency.

Breastfeeding: Why It’s Good For Mom And BabyParenting

By Lois Sommers, RN, IBCLC Jul 18, 2016

Why breastfeeding is so important for mom and baby.

Safe Sleep Tips for BabiesGrowth & Development Parenting

By Pregnancy & Parenting Team Jul 12, 2016

Guidelines to help your baby sleep comfortably and safely.

Helicopter ParentingParenting

By Tracie Newman, MD Jul 11, 2016

Learn why helicopter parenting might backfire.

Beat the Heat: Keep Your Baby SafeParenting

By Pregnancy & Parenting Team Jul 01, 2016

Keep your baby safe, cool, and happy all summer long.

Could Your Baby Be Allergic to Milk?Health & Nutrition Parenting

By Tracie Newman, MD Jun 29, 2016

Learn how to identify and manage a milk allergy.

Keeping You And Baby Safe And Sunburn FreeParenting

By Aaron Van Ningen, MD Jun 17, 2016

Keep your baby’s skin safe with these sun safety tips.

A Little Bite Or A Bigger ProblemParenting

By Pregnancy & Parenting Team Jun 15, 2016

Calamine won’t cut it. See when bug bites need a doctor.

When are kids old enough to stay home alone?Parenting

By Pregnancy & Parenting Team Jun 13, 2016

See if your kid is ready to stay home alone.

Understanding Your Toddler's TemperamentParenting

By Danae Lund PhD, LP Jun 10, 2016

Anticipate how your baby may respond in certain situations.

Get Organized, Get HappyParenting

By Pregnancy & Parenting Team May 25, 2016

Ever feel like life is out of control?

Why Is My Child Upset When I Leave?Parenting

By Tracie Newman, MD May 23, 2016

Is your kid clingy? Learn why here.

Baby tips for dad, from dadParenting

By Nichole Klemz May 22, 2016

Check out this dad's tips on being a new parent

Should Your Baby Wear Shoes?Parenting

By Pregnancy & Parenting Team May 19, 2016

Going shoeless can help children develop and improve skills.

A Primer On PreemiesParenting

By Tracie Newman, MD Apr 28, 2016

Learn about the medical road your preemie will face.

Your Kids and the Proper Car Seats for Their AgesParenting

By Jennifer Haggar, MD Apr 20, 2016

Learn about car seat safety standards.

Tips on Thawing Breast Milk for BabyParenting

By Jackee Haak, IBCLC Apr 18, 2016

Learn the best and safest way to thaw breast milk for baby.

Checking Baby’s TemperatureParenting

By Pregnancy & Parenting Team Apr 13, 2016

Find out the best way to check your baby’s temperature.

Protecting your BabyParenting

By Giridhar Guntreddi, MD, FAAP Apr 08, 2016

Learn about SIDS and what you can do to prevent it.

Breastfeeding How To Nursing in PublicParenting

By Lyndy Peterson Apr 06, 2016

Read tips for how to breastfeed in public places.

Birth Control Options after Pregnancy: Finding Out What’s Best for Y...Parenting

By Jordan Coauette, MD Mar 25, 2016

Learn about your options for contraception post-baby.

What to do if Your Little One has Type 1Parenting

By Tracie Newman, MD Mar 21, 2016

Learn how to manage your child’s diabetes.

The Baby Blues: Helping You Cope Through Depression After BabyParenting Pregnancy

By Jordan Coauette, MD Mar 18, 2016

Depression in new moms is common. Learn how to receive help.

From the Crib to the Bed: How to make that Transition with Your ChildParenting

By Jennifer Haggar, MD Mar 16, 2016

Getting ready for the transition from crib to bed.

How to Introduce the Bottle to your BabyParenting

By Lois Sommers, RN, IBCLC Mar 14, 2016

Learn how to give your baby a bottle for the first time.

The Best Nursing Positions for YouParenting

By Jackee Haak, IBCLC Mar 11, 2016

Learn new breastfeeding positions for you and baby.

Enjoy The ride: The Rollercoaster Of Emotions That Is MotherhoodParenting

By Pregnancy & Parenting Team Feb 17, 2016

Remain calm during those tough times of parenthood.

Winter’s Worst Bugs: Protect Your Child From RSVParenting

By Jennifer Haggar, MD Feb 10, 2016

Keep your child safe this winter from RSV.

Best Over-The-Counter Medications For Your BabyParenting

By Tracie Newman, MD Feb 08, 2016

Which medicines are safe to give your baby?

What Do You See? What To Know About Baby’s First Eye AppointmentParenting

By Pregnancy & Parenting Team Feb 03, 2016

Find out when your baby needs to receive an eye exam.

Why Well-Child Checkups are so ImportantParenting

By Giridhar Guntreddi, MD, FAAP Jan 29, 2016

Keep your kid healthy with well-child checkups.

How Does She do it? Tips for the Busy MomParenting

By Pregnancy & Parenting Team Jan 25, 2016

Find out how to streamline all the little things in your life.

7 Ways to Put an End to Temper TantrumsParenting

By Tracie Newman, MD Jan 22, 2016

Tantrums are completely normal but they can be prevented..

The New Normal: How a Baby Changes Your RelationshipParenting

By Pregnancy & Parenting Team Jan 11, 2016

Learn how to keep a marriage strong with a new baby.

Breastfeeding in the WorkplaceParenting

By Lois Sommers, RN, IBCLC Dec 21, 2015

Read about helpful tips for a smoother transition to work

Keeping Your Child With Autism SafeParenting

By Danae Lund PhD, LP Dec 04, 2015

Help keep your child with autism safe.

Easing Stress With LaughterParenting

By Pregnancy & Parenting Team Nov 23, 2015

Discover the benefits of having a daily belly laugh.

Mealtime Strategies for Your PreschoolerHealth & Nutrition Parenting

By Pregnancy & Parenting Team Oct 23, 2015

Prep your child for a lifetime of healthy eating.

Benefits of Baby Sign LanguageParenting

By Tracie Newman, MD Oct 18, 2015

What if your baby could communicate before they talk?

The Scoop on Your Baby's PoopHealth & Nutrition Parenting

By Tracie Newman, MD Oct 16, 2015

How much should your baby poop? How often? Consistency?

Choosing a Doctor for Your ChildGrowth & Development Parenting

By Pregnancy & Parenting Team Oct 15, 2015

What type of primary care provider is best for your child?

How to Keep Your Baby Safe From the FluHealth & Nutrition Parenting

By Pregnancy & Parenting Team Oct 07, 2015

Protect your newborn from the flu with these tips.

Tips for Dads: Ready for Fatherhood?Parenting Pregnancy

By Pregnancy & Parenting Team Sep 30, 2015

Learn how soon-to-be dads can help throughout a pregnancy.

Understanding and Managing Temper TantrumsGrowth & Development Parenting

By Danae Lund PhD, LP Sep 18, 2015

Tantrums can help your child learn new communication skills.

Why Is My Baby Crying?Parenting

By Tracie Newman, MD Aug 28, 2015

A crying baby can be stressful for new parents.

Preparing Your Child to Become a SiblingParenting

By Tracie Newman, MD Aug 19, 2015

From 2 months to 5 years, help prepare your child for a new brother or sister.

Help Keep Your Moving Toddler SafeParenting

By Pregnancy & Parenting Team Jul 20, 2015

Use these tips to keep your curious toddler safe.

Baby Basics for DadsParenting

By Pregnancy & Parenting Team Jul 17, 2015

Tips to keep dad involved after bringing baby home.

Are Ultrasounds Safe?Parenting

By Peter Van Eerden, MD Jun 25, 2015

Is ultrasound a safe way to detect birth defects?

How Tummy Time Promotes Your Baby's DevelopmentGrowth & Development Parenting

By Danae Lund PhD, LP Jun 25, 2015

Tummy time is a great way to help your baby develop right on schedule.

Switching From Crib to BedGrowth & Development Parenting

By Pregnancy & Parenting Team Jun 22, 2015

Is your child ready to sleep in a bed? Ease the transition with these tips.

Keep Your Sleeping Infant SafeGrowth & Development Parenting

By Pregnancy & Parenting Team May 25, 2015

Keep your sleeping baby safe with these sleep and crib tips.

Is My Baby Laughing At Me?Growth & Development Parenting

By Pregnancy & Parenting Team May 17, 2015

Humor is an intellectual and emotional skill. What can you expect from your baby?

First Words: When Babies Learn to TalkGrowth & Development Parenting

By Pregnancy & Parenting Team May 12, 2015

How can you help encourage language development in your baby?

Your Child’s Growing ImaginationParenting

By Pregnancy & Parenting Team May 05, 2015

Kids ages 3 to 5 have tons of energy. How can you encourage them to explore?

Dealing with Your Baby's Separation AnxietyParenting

By Jennifer Haggar, MD Apr 17, 2015

From sleep to daycare, learn how to cope.

Your New Baby ChecklistParenting

By Pregnancy & Parenting Team Sep 21, 2014

Simplify your preparations for bringing baby home.