A Baby Diaper Troubleshooting Guide
WebMD's guide to diapering your baby and treating diaper rash.
Your Baby's Bowels and Constipation
There are a lot of misconceptions about constipation and its significance in an infant. Find out more from WebMD about your baby and his bowels.
Baby Skin Care: Tips for Your Newborn
Newborn skin is delicate -- and so is a baby's immune system. Learn more from WebMD about protecting your newborn from skin irritation, dryness, rashes, and chafing.
Phenylketonuria (PKU) Test
A phenylketonuria (PKU) test is done to check whether a newborn baby has the enzyme needed to use phenylalanine in his or her body. Phenylalanine is an amino acid that is needed for normal growth and development.
Answers About Your Baby’s Sleep
Answers to parents' top 7 questions about babies and sleep.
Help Your Baby Sleep Through the Night
Tips on sleep training your baby.
How to Set Good Sleep Patterns for Your Baby
WebMD's guide to your baby's sleep habits.
Breast-Feeding - Planning to Breast-Feed
With proper planning,preparation,and support,most women are able to breast-feed successfully. At your prenatal visits,talk to your doctor or midwife about your plans to breast-feed. He or she can help guide you through the planning and get you started after the baby is born. You may also be referred to a lactation consultant. For more information,see: Breast-Feeding: Planning Ahead. ...
Breast-Feeding - Common Problems
You may sometimes doubt your ability to successfully breast-feed. It's common to have questions and struggles sometimes. You may notice that your baby is having problems. Or you may have problems during feeding or problems with your breasts. Remember,most breast-feeding issues are easily resolved when you know what to expect and have support from others,including your doctor,midwife,or ...
Growth and Development, Newborn - Promoting Healthy Growth and Development
For healthy growth and development, newborns need physical and emotional care. You enhance development and give your newborn a sense of security and being loved by: Feeding on demand. Respond to your baby's hunger cues, no matter how frequent.Encouraging emotional bonding. Your baby needs to be close to you and to anticipate that you will respond to his or her needs.Stimulating learning and ...