August 10, 2013Learning to do hand expression in the first three to four days after your baby is born is important.
Babies don't come with instruction manuals. But parents and healthcare professionals have learned a lot about the best ways to care for and nurture little ones.
Here's the latest advice and information to help you through the first 12 months.
August 10, 2013Baby equipment can be helpful, but it’s important to ensure the items are safe before you use them.
August 10, 2013How do you know if your baby's hearing and vision is developing properly? Here are some things to keep in mind when it comes to your baby's health.
August 10, 2013Babies don't need a bath every day, but they do need to stay clean and dry.
August 10, 2013Choking is another thing you have to keep in mind when your baby starts on solid foods. Here are some safety precautions.
August 9, 2013Before we knew better, hospital staff took babies away from their mothers at birth. Most of these practices have changed.
August 8, 2013If you develop a fever higher than 38˚C and feel like you’re getting the flu, or if your breast is red and sore, you may have mastitis (a breast infection).
August 8, 2013Many new parents struggle with the idea of leaving their baby in the care of family, friends or babysitters. Here's some advice and information that can help.
August 8, 2013Most newborns need their diapers changed 10 to 15 times a day. Be sure to make it a special time for talking, laughing and playing with your baby.
August 8, 2013The Breastfeeding Buddy is an easy fun and educational tool to support your breastfeeding at this important time of life for you and your baby. This web based app has tips, tools and videos to help you with breastfeeding and more.
August 4, 2013Milk ducts are the channels in your breast that milk flows through to get to the nipple. If a duct gets plugged the best thing to do is keep breastfeeding.
August 13, 2013Your baby needs a safe chair that's right for his or her age and size, especially once you start introducing solid foods.
August 12, 2013Let down is the release of milk into milk ducts in your breast. It usually happens when your baby sucks.
August 13, 2013Immunization is the best way to protect your baby from a long list of serious diseases. Without it, your child could get very sick.
August 11, 2013Babies generally cry because they're hungry, uncomfortable, sick, hurt or looking for affection. But sometimes, you can try everything and your baby won't stop crying.
August 4, 2013Generally, the more you breastfeed, the more milk you’ll make. But some women may produce too much milk – or not enough. In either case, there is help available.
August 5, 2013All babies cry - some more than others - and while it may be stressful, remember it’s natural. Crying doesn't mean there's something wrong with your baby, or with you as a parent.
August 12, 2013It's not uncommon for babies to have flat spots on their heads. And there are some things you can do to help.
October 1, 2019What happens if you need to take medicine while you're breastfeeding? What about herbal products?
August 5, 2013Your baby's delicate skin and nails need extra care and attention. Here's some advice about what to expect, and how to keep them healthy.