Colic for Parents
Colic is common in babies - but that doesn't make it easier for parents to handle. Learn what colic is, what causes it, and what you can do about it.
Burping Your Baby for Parents
Here's a quick guide to an important part of feeding a baby - burping.
Infantile Spasms for Parents
Infantile spasms (IS) is a seizure disorder in babies. The spasms usually go away by age 4, but many babies with IS will have other kinds of epilepsy later.
Abusive Head Trauma (Shaken Baby Syndrome) for Parents
Abusive head trauma (AHT) is the leading cause of death in child abuse cases in the United States. AHT results from injuries caused by someone vigorously shaking an infant.
Sleep and Your Newborn for Parents
Newborn babies don’t yet have a sense of day and night. They wake often to eat – no matter what time it is.
Growing Up for Parents
Learn about puberty, development, and more.
Your Child's Checkup: 2 Months for Parents
Find out what this doctor's visit will involve and what your baby might be doing by the second month.
Your Child's Checkup: 1 Month for Parents
Find out what this doctor's visit will involve and what your baby might be doing by the first month.
Communication and Your 1- to 3-Month-Old for Parents
Your baby is learning to communicate through facial expressions like smiling or frowning as well as crying, squealing, babbling, and laughing. And those sounds are early attempts to speak!
Communication and Your Newborn for Parents
From birth, your newborn has been communicating with you. Crying may seem like a foreign language, but soon you'll know what your baby needs - a diaper change, a feeding, or your touch.