Understanding Colic -- the Basics
Find out the basics about colic, including possible causes, how old babies are when colic starts, and at what age the symptoms of colic go away.
Understanding Diaper Rash -- Symptoms
Understand the symptoms of diaper rash from the experts at WebMD.
Understanding Diaper Rash -- the Basics
Get the basics on diaper rash from the experts at WebMD.
Baby Bottles: What Type Is Best for Your Little One?
Baffled by the myriad bottles and other baby-feeding equipment out there? WebMD helps you navigate the choices to find what you need.
Tips to Choose Baby Formula
You’ve decided not to breastfeed, or maybe you want to have some formula on hand just in case. Now is a good time to think about what type of baby formula you'll use.
Breast-Feeding - Topic Overview
What is shaken baby syndrome? Shaken baby syndrome is brain injury that occurs when someone shakes a baby or throws a baby against an object. It is a form of child abuse. It may happen to children up to 5 years of age, but it is most common in babies younger than 1 year old.It is never okay to shake or throw a young child. It may not leave any obvious sign of injury, but it can cause serious long-term problems or even death. Shaken baby syndrome often occurs when a baby won't stop crying and a caregiver loses control of his or her emotions. Parents can help prevent this problem by learning healthy ways to relieve stress and anger. It's also important to choose child care providers carefully.Shaken baby syndrome may also be called shaken-impact syndrome. Many doctors use the term abusive head trauma to describe the injury. They may use intentional head injury to describe how it happened.What causes the brain injury?When a baby is shaken or thrown, the head twists or whips back and
Cleaning Your Young Son's Natural (Uncircumcised) Penis - Topic Overview
Mastitis is a breast inflammation usually caused by infection.
Cleaning Your Young Son's Natural (Uncircumcised) Penis - Risks
The main risk of surgery to repair choanal atresia is needing another surgery if the airway does not stay open. In general, children have a small risk of infection or bleeding. Any surgery involving general anesthesia carries a small amount of risk. Call the doctor if your child has bleeding, a fever of, pus coming from the nose, or you are unable to keep the stents clear so your child can ...
Breast-Feeding: Planning Ahead
When you breast - feed, you provide your baby with the best possible nutrition. The best way to stimulate milk production is to have your baby feed directly from your breast. If this isn't possible, your baby can drink expressed breast milk from a bottle. The first few weeks of breast - feeding can be challenging because of all the changes to your body and routine. Breast - feeding becomes easier
Premature Infant - Topic Overview
A baby may be uncomfortable after feedings if he or she has swallowed air during the feeding. Burping helps get rid of air that the baby has swallowed. Burp a breast-feeding baby when you switch breasts during feeding. Burp a baby who is bottle-feeding after each 1 fl oz (30 mL) to 2 fl oz (60 mL) of fluid. Burp the baby after the feeding is finished. If the baby has problems with gas or ...