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Welcome to parenthood — it's quite a ride! Have questions about baby sleep habits, baby care and feeding, health, development, and safety? We can help you solve breastfeeding and baby sleep problems, start solid foods, handle crying, know what your baby's ready for, identify baby illnesses, track your baby's weekly development, find great childcare and baby activities, and more.



Your Baby's Development, Week by Week
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Your baby learns to talk

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08:48, 08 April 2013
Your baby learns to talk

Understand how your baby learns to talk

5 Favorite Bedtime Books

Essie 805 0 0 0
08:38, 04 April 2013
5 Favorite Bedtime Books

Choosing the right book for your little one's bedtime routine can be tricky. It needs to help wind down the day instead of making your child exuberant, but still be your child's favorite. Plus you don't want to be stuck with a book you'll be tired of after a few readings. 

Here is a list of 5 stories to help you decide which books to add to your shelves.

Bonding with your baby

Cam 1177 0 0 0
11:08, 02 April 2013
Bonding with your baby

Bonding with your baby may happen immediately, or it may take a while. Either way is just fine, as Bounty mums explain.

Newborn babies and sleep

Zelda 1063 0 0 0
08:15, 02 April 2013
Newborn babies and sleep

It can be difficult to know what to expect when you have a newborn baby, and sleep patterns are something that most parents take a great interest in. This page describes the basics of sleep - what to expect and what you can do to help develop good habits with your baby's sleeping.

In the early weeks, sleep is closely involved with feeding which is often every 2-3 hours. Babies of this age often sleep for 15-18 hours in 24 hours.

How to get your baby to have a daytime nap every day

Babies who have enough naps during the day tend to sleep better at night. What more incentive do you need, asks Jane Yettram?

Essential Products for your Newborn Baby

While bringing your little bundle of joy home from the hospital for the first time is a wonderful experience for parents, it can also be very overwhelming and daunting. That's why it's important to make sure that you're fully prepared and have everything you need ready to go. Not just for your baby, but also for your own piece of mind. In nature this is known as the nesting instinct, and it's a very important part of the ritual that goes along with bringing a baby into the world. We're going to cover a few of the essential items that you'll need before bringing baby home.