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 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
Baby bathing
How Often Should You Bathe a Newborn?
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
baby eye exam
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 diaper
What's the Deal With My Baby's Green Poop?
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
A mother suctioning her baby's nose
What to Do If Your Baby Has a Cold
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 2021
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?
What Is Clinodactyly?
Microcephaly: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, and More
Baby boy looking through his crib
Why Your Old Cribs Don't Meet Modern Crib Safety Standards
Toddler girl in rear-facing car seat
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
Finding and Using a Car Seat for Protecting Your Premature Baby
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?
Caucasian mother comforting crying baby son
Signs of Autism in Babies Can Appear at Six Months
Baby sleeping in child car seat
Safety Tips for Traveling With a Newborn
mother changing her baby's diaper
How Long Can You Expect Your Baby to Have Meconium Stools?
Baby sleeping in crib
Is Your Baby's Room the Ideal Temperature for a Newborn?
Portrait of a newborn baby boy sleeping peacefully in his crib
How Safe Are Infant Sleep Positioners?
mother rubbing cream on a baby's cheek
What Is Baby Acne?
Smiling baby girl
When Do Babies Get Their First Tooth?
Can DHA Supplements Really Prevent Premature Babies Getting BPD?
Selling Used Car Seats
The Reason Why Child Car Seats Have Expiration Dates
Newborn Baby
What Parents Should Know About Their Newborn's Nutrition and Safety
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Think Twice Before Letting Strangers Kiss Your Baby
newborn baby girl sneezing
Simple Solutions for Clearing Your Baby’s Stuffy Nose
Father changing baby girl's diaper on changing table
Why Newborn Babies Have Vaginal Discharge
A one week old swaddled baby lies sleeping in a basinet.
Choosing a Cosleeping Bassinet or Bedside Sleeper
baby girl sleeping on her back on white bedding
4 Ways to Reduce the Risk of SUID in Your Nursery