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Bottle Feeding Baby on the Go

Plan ahead to feed your baby on the road. Credit: Getty
Taking a baby on the road can be a chore, especially when you have to remember to bring breakfast, lunch and dinner. But before you assume there's no easy way to transport bottles as you...

Find Funky Baby Clothes on a Budget

American Eagle's 77Kids line is awesome. Credit: Ae.com
You're a cool daddy or hip mama and you want your baby to sport your same funky fashion sense. But there's one problem: Funky baby clothes often don't come cheap. Fortunately, there are...

Cribs Versus Co-Sleepers: Pros and Cons

Will your baby sleep in a crib, bassinet or Co-sleeper? Credit: Getty
Trying to decide which kind of crib to choose for your baby can make new parents feel like they've entered a great debate. Traditional or bassinet? Secondhand or brand new?...

New from Muu

Muu cribs are eco-safe and stylish. Credit: Muu
The genius of Muu's Ray crib lies not in its appealing mid-century style, nor its sustainable materials or nontoxic finishes. Those features are enticing, but It's the interchangeable decorative...

Does Your Stroller Face Forward or Back?

Breast or bottle? Plastic or wooden toys? So many decisions. Now we can add a new one to the list: Forward- vs. toward-facing strollers. New research suggests that children who use strollers that face the person pushing them interact and laugh...

The Baby That Just Won't Grow

At nine months old today, my son Ezra weighs 25 pounds and is 30 inches tall. He's a big kid, but not exceptionally so. Over in England, though, there is a little girl that makes Ezra seem like Andre the Giant. At 14 months, Suraya Brown weighs...

Mortality Rates Much Higher for Teen Moms

Teen pregnancy, which folks like to think is a thing of the past, is, in fact, quite the opposite, particularly in developing nations. Turns out, it's also very dangerous, for both mother and child. According to the United Nation's annual children's...

Reborn Dolls - Just Like Having a Real Baby?

Remember in high school sex ed class when you had to take care of an egg? The experience was supposed to give you a little taste of what parenthood was like, as you tried to keep the egg from getting lost or broken. Now that I'm a parent I can say...

Breastfeeding Still Best for Infants Despite Concern Over Toxins

Not so long ago, mothers experienced a minor freak out over a report that noted there were toxins in breast milk, which suggested that breastfeeding might not be the be all, end all of the universe for children as we've been told. Well, despite...

Rompers look good on infants; women not so much

I've heard of using baby products for ourselves, and that seems like a relatively harmless idea. For example, I've been known to borrow my son's baby lotion on occasion. But what about baby fashion? Does it translate to adult-wear? According to the...

Infections linked to premature births

According to a recent report, infections may be the cause of many premature births. Studies showed the more serious the infection, the more likely the premature birth and the sicker the infant. Studies also reported finding bacteria or (yick!) fungi...

Is the well-read child more even-tempered?

We've been taught for ages now the importance of reading to our children. From the earliest age, and even in the womb (your child can hear as soon as her ears form, even if she can't see the pictures from in the womb), parents are being instructed...

TomKat pregnancy rumor mill spinning again

MSN is reporting, as they and many other media outlets before them have been since Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes had their first offspring, that the TomKat super couple is planning another baby. this will be at least the fifth time I've read such a...

Swaddling a baby

I've always wished I had detachable arms because they always got in the way when I try to sleep. (Of course, I've never solved the problem of how one would get them reattached when one woke up, but I'm still working on it.) Babies, according to just...

Choosing a name

Picking a name for a new baby is not as easy as it might seem. Sure, some people have it easy -- their first born son is always named Humphrey or daughters' names always start with M -- and some people have the name picked out even before they hit...

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