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Infant Care

New Mom, You're Doing a Great Job

Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead | Posted 12.29.2014 | Parents
Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead

Just like family, friends and even strangers felt free to touch your stomach and offer their opinions during your pregnancy, people won't hesitate to comment on the decisions you make for your infant. Frankly, it can be overwhelming.

Sam Stein

How A Failed Experiment On Rats Sparked A Billion-Dollar Infant-Care Breakthrough | Sam Stein | Posted 09.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- At a research lab at Duke University Department of Pharmacology in 1979, a group of scientists sparked a major breakthrough in infant ca...

The Parenting Firsts I Wasn't Prepared For

Kim Simon | Posted 04.13.2014 | Parents
Kim Simon

The learning curve of parenthood is steep. There are too many things that we're supposed to know, and not enough daylight hours in which to learn them.

What To Do When Your Baby Cries

Susan Brink | Posted 05.20.2013 | Parents
Susan Brink

What do we do after we've diapered, fed, swaddled, cuddled, rocked, sung, de-swaddled, re-diapered, bounced, swung and walked the floor? What do we do if we've emptied our entire bag of infant-calming tricks and nothing works?

A Human Yardstick

Victoria Quinn | Posted 07.13.2012 | Impact
Victoria Quinn

We believe that investments in national and economic development should use the growth of children as the best and most accurate yardstick to measure success.

Dislike! 4 Things Parents Should Never Do On Facebook

Andrea Bonior | Posted 05.07.2012 | Parents
Andrea Bonior

Once you become a parent, your Facebook personality often grows a new life as well. Suddenly, you possess an unbeatable way to share pictures of your little one, an avenue to join the crusade against those unsafe sippy cups, and a virtual pub to consort with others who are up at the ungodly hours you're now intimately familiar with.

Mommy Vs. The Suction Bulb

Meredith Lopez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Meredith Lopez

It is impossible to use the suction bulb correctly on your own baby without feeling like some sort of Medieval Grand Inquisitor. He's his father's son, stoic even under the most cruel and unusual torture. I, meanwhile, fight tears and the urge to self-flagellate when this is all over.