Eco-Friendly Teethers Are Groovy

Naturally adorable. Credit: rocklovepeace
Just because your baby missed Woodstock, doesn't mean she can't get a little rock, love and peace. Give her these heirloom-quality rocklovepeace wooden teethers to soothe her sore gums, and she'll be...
Just because your baby missed Woodstock, doesn't mean she can't get a little rock, love and peace. Give her these heirloom-quality rocklovepeace wooden teethers to soothe her sore gums, and she'll be feelin' groovy in no time.

Is the Recession a Great Form of Birth Control?

The state of the economy is prompting couples to hold off on having kids. Credit: Getty Images
Money troubles aren't sexy, and some experts suspect that may be the reason the U.S. birth rate has dropped for the second year in a row. The Los An...

Carry On

Pretty as a peacock. Credit: Serena & Lily
Keep your baby close and comforted while you're on the go with Serena & Lily's Peacock Market Sling. Even better? It also can help maintain privacy while nursing. Made from one seamless piec...

Barack Obama Fails to Impress Babies

He might be the commander in chief, but (yawn) these babies just aren't that interested. It looks like the diaper-and-sippy-cup contingency is a politically-savvy bunch, according to this New York magazine slideshow, and they refuse to make eye con...

Baby Names: Share or Save?

You've got the baby name. Now, do you share it or keep it secret until she's born? Credit: Getty
In the Internet age, it's tempting to share everything from what you had for lunch to the most intimate details of your life, so it isn't surpris...

Baby Girl Names That Sound Like Boy Names

Peyton Manning has a popular girls' name. Credit: Michael Conroy, Associated Press
Baby girl names usually sound like, well, girl names, right? But what if you want to give your daughter a name traditionally associated with boys, such as Quinn, ...

Baby Crib Bedding Sets on a Budget

You've got the crib, now you need the bedding. Credit: Getty
Having a baby is a wonderful excuse to shop for pretty things, but it can get expensive. Creating the perfect nursery often begins with baby crib bedding sets, which set the tone fo...

Top 100 Baby Names: Be Different, but Not Too Different

Changing up letters -- such as trading a "C" for a "K" -- as in Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian -- is a way to change up a popular name. Credit: Moises De Pena, Getty Images
Choosing a name for your baby is serious business. Maybe you want a na...

Give a Baby Sugar, Make a Shot Hurt Less

Does sugar take the sting out of shots? Credit: Getty Images
Turns out, a spoonful of sugar really does make the medicine go down -- or at least it makes an injection hurt a lot less. A new study shows that babies who are given something sweet...

Reviews: What's New This Week

Here is a look at what's new this week in family entertainment as adapted from reviews and ratings by Common Sense Media. Click on the links to read the reviews in full. In Theaters: Babies Four infants from four different parts of the world st...

How to Fight the Colic Baby Blues

Colic affects 25 percent of babies. Credit: Getty Images
Nothing kills the bliss of being a new mother quite like colic, a condition marked by hours of constant crying that afflicts 25 percent of all babies. Experts say they routinely se...

Baby Formula is Not Rat Poison

Do you think we could maybe take a break from beating up non-breastfeeders? Formula is not rat poison. The moms who use it are not Simlac abusers. In fact, they are the majority of us: Only 14 percent of American women are exclusively breastfeeding...

Cameraman Puts Job On Hold to Help Rescue Haitian Toddler

An Australian TV cameraman apologized to his boss for missing the big shot of a child being pulled from the rubble after last week's devastating earthquake in Haiti, but he had possibly the best excuse we've ever heard -- he helped rescue the toddl...

Babies' First Words Include 'Dadda' and 'Beer'

Did your child say "Dadda" or "beer" first? Credit: Getty Images
A new survey of London families found the most popular first word for babies is "Dadda." Other, less popular first words were "beer" and "cat," according to London's The Daily Teleg...

Baby Wigs: Disturbing Trend?

Hirsute babies? Credit: Loubi Lou, Getty Images
Like those stretchy headbands weren't bad enough -- some moms are so embarrassed by their bald baby girls that they're putting them in custom-made wigs. Blogger Sandra Rose recently shared the s...


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