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50 Pieces Of Stellar Advice New Moms Are Dying To Receive

Holly Klaassen | Posted 08.04.2014 | Parents
Holly Klaassen

"You could probably handle this better if you were younger."

What Not To Say To Parents With Fussy Babies

Holly Klaassen | Posted 07.22.2014 | Parents
Holly Klaassen

Give us a break. Give us a hug! Tell us we're doing great and to hang in there. Better yet, offer to babysit, take our baby for a walk, or bring us a coffee.

The Key To Being The Happiest Parents Possible

9BLISS | Posted 05.10.2014 | Parents
9BLISS

Dr. Karp has helped countless new parents (including celebrities like Madonna, Pierce Brosnan, and Michelle Pfeiffer) soothe their babies to sleep and get some shuteye themselves. And yes... we mean that Madonna.

The Day Someone Threw Me A Rope

Allison Tate | Posted 04.20.2014 | Parents
Allison Tate

We all need to be ready to throw ropes to other moms when we see them struggling; we are, after all, the ones who know how long the rope needs to be to reach them, because we have been there.

4 Steps To Remember When You Know Something Is Wrong

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 03.19.2014 | Parents
Jennifer Hamady

Some things are worth fighting for, no matter what other people might say or think. Your child is certainly one of them.

Could This Be The Answer To Preventing Colic?

Posted 01.25.2014 | Parents

By: By Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer Published: 01/13/2014 04:20 PM EST on LiveScience Providing probiotics, or "good bacteria," to healthy inf...

Colic In Babies Linked With Later Migraines

Posted 04.16.2013 | Parents

By: Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily Senior Writer Published: 04/16/2013 04:36 PM EDT on MyHealthNewsDaily Some babies who cry incessantly may...

Why Do Babies Wake Up at Night?

Wendy Sue Swanson, MD, MBE, FAAP | Posted 05.29.2013 | Parents
Wendy Sue Swanson, MD, MBE, FAAP

Although some superhero babies sleep 10-12 hours straight starting around 3-4 months of age, most infants wake up during the night and cry out for their parents. There are scientific reasons and some developmental and behavioral explanations for these awakenings.

Parenting 101

Jill Patir | Posted 04.20.2013 | Parents
Jill Patir

After a relatively easy pregnancy, my confidence was high as to how easy motherhood would be. I had read the books and had been a teacher for six years. As far I was concerned, there was nothing I couldn't handle. I was ready, I was prepared, I was well read, I was... wrong.

New Clue Could Explain What Causes Colic

Posted 01.14.2013 | Parents

By: Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff Writer Published: 01/14/2013 12:05 AM EST on MyHealthNewsDaily Doctors don't clearly understand why...

The Secret My Newborn and My Grandmother Shared

Amanda King | Posted 01.26.2013 | Parents
Amanda King

If they're lucky, (like they all should be) they learn that being alive means being surrounded by color and light and softness, and all wrapped up in love.

Okay With Being Done

Abbie Rumbach | Posted 12.17.2012 | Parents
Abbie Rumbach

Six -- yes, SIX -- of my very closest friends are pregnant. Everywhere I turn, I'm hit with a swollen uterus. If pregnancy were a contagious disease, I'm sure I would have caught it by now

What to Expect: The Early Days of Infancy

Dr. Bob Sears | Posted 08.20.2012 | Parents
Dr. Bob Sears

Combining my professional and personal experiences, I have come up with five things for new parents and parents-to-be to 'expect' on this crazy ride:

The Trait I Never Knew I Had Until I Became A Mom

Farah L. Miller | Posted 07.29.2012 | Parents
Farah L. Miller

My daughter thinks I'm a riot. I think the same about her. And, while I may not be the first mom to hold funny- face contests or start up a game of Simon Says that involves wiggling, all to make a toddler laugh, every giggle makes me feel proud, alive and ready to be unabashedly silly.

A Note To New Parents Everywhere

Devon Corneal | Posted 05.19.2012 | Parents
Devon Corneal

For all the moms and dads out there who are hitting a wall, who are questioning whether they have the energy to get up tomorrow and do the whole thing all over again, who wonder what the hell they got themselves into, I want to reassure you.

What Pediatricians Should Be Telling New Parents

Harvey Karp | Posted 01.18.2012 | Parents
Harvey Karp

We have cut SIDS deaths by over 50%. It's an enormous success and cause for celebration, but our work is far from done.