Newborn Baby

Baby Health and Safety

From health concerns to poop concerns to simply how to hold your newborn safely, use these resources to become more acquainted with all the ways you can help keep your baby well.
Baby pulling at parent's hair
What To Do If a Hair Is Wrapped Around Your Baby's Toe
Parent kissing their newborn baby
What Is Neonatal Herpes? And How Can It Affect Your Newborn
Baby receving chiropractic massage
Can My Baby See a Chiropractor?
sleeping newborn baby
What Does It Mean If My Baby Is Coombs Positive?
Woman kissing the feet of a newborn as a man and little girl look on
Should I Let People Touch My Newborn?
Baby has a fever
When Can My Baby Take Tylenol?
Baby feeling sick
When Can My Baby Take Motrin?
Mother taking temperature of her crying baby girl
How to Know If Your Baby Is Dehydrated
Baby getting ears pierced
When Can I Get My Baby's Ears Pierced?
Baby sleeping in crib
How to Pick a Crib Mattress
woman holding toddler on airplane
When Can My Baby Fly on an Airplane?
Toddler hugging teddy bear and mother
When Can My Baby Have a Lovey? Here's What Experts Say
baby sleeping
When Can My Baby Use a Pillow?
Baby spit up
What Can My Baby's Spit-Up Tell Me?
crying baby
What To Know About Shaken Baby Syndrome
baby standing in pack 'n play
The Best Ways to Clean Your Travel Crib or Pack 'n Play
baby swing
What to Know Before Buying a Baby Swing
baby monitor
The Best Ways to Use a Baby Monitor
baby crying
Sandifer Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment
Baby in baby swing
How to Use a Baby Swing
baby in playpen
Is It Safe for a Baby to Sleep in a Pack 'N Play?
Illustration of child stuck in bed with different kinds of thermometers
How to Take a Child's Temperature
Parents giving baby a bath
How to Bathe a Newborn Baby
mom holding crying newborn
Why Self-Care Is Important for Parents of Colicky Babies
Boy with cough remedies
The Best At-Home Cough Remedies for Kids
Illustration of baby with pink eye
Pink Eye in Babies: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment
Baby crying.
Baby Hives: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment
Asian baby crying on white blanket.
Silent Reflux in Babies: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment
Black father lifting baby son
Are Baby Swings Safe?
how to keep your baby warm at night
How to Keep Your Baby Warm at Night
baby with pink pacifier
The Pros and Cons of Using a Pacifier
Baby on dad's shoulder
Why Is My Baby Hiccupping?
baby in summer
How to Treat Heat Rash in Babies
teething baby
Do Teething Tablets Work for Babies?
cradling baby head
What to Know About Babies and Cephalohematomas
Woman holding and comforting baby daughter
What to Do If Your Baby Won’t Stop Coughing
umbilical cord
Everything You Need to Know About Umbilical Granulomas
Got a Teething Baby? Think Twice About Using Orajel
What to Do If Your Baby Has a Fever
baby fall
What to Do If Your Baby Falls Down
baby bumped head
My Baby Bumped Their Head: What Do I Do?
Newborn with umbilical cord
Cutting the Cord and Banking It
Baby and Father
The 8 Best Cord Blood Banks of 2022
Peanuts, loved appetizer
Can Infants With a Nut Allergy Eat Peanut Products?
baby boy flu shot
How Can Parents Prevent Their Newborn From Getting the Flu?
baby sleeping in crib
What Research Says About When Babies Sleep in Their Own Room
Mother kissing baby
How Placenta Pills Can Make Your Baby Sick
Are Amber Teething Necklaces Safe for Babies?
Microcephaly: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, and More
Baby boy looking through his crib
Why Your Old Cribs Don't Meet Modern Crib Safety Standards
Photo illustration of child in car
How Long Should You Keep Your Baby in a Rear-Facing Car Seat?
Mom, baby and nurse
Is Your Newborn Baby Breathing Normally?
Newborn in a crib
Why It's Illegal to Make, Sell, or Donate Drop-Side Cribs in the U.S.
Dad and Baby
Safe, Gentle Ways to Hold a Baby
mother holding baby in hospital
Why Newborns Are Tested for a Host of Medical Conditions
Mother putting her son in a car safety seat
Is LATCH or Seatbelt Safer for Car Seat Installation?
Newborn baby
When to See a Doctor If Your Baby Has Epstein Pearls
Premature baby in car seat getting oxygen
Car Seat Safety for Premature Babies
baby powder
How to Safely Use Baby Powder for Your Baby's Diapers
Mother and baby sleeping in bed
Is There a Baby Sleeping in Your Bed?