Researchers have identified a biomarker that could explain why some babies die of SIDS – but more research is needed.
Behavior & Development
Find out which developmental milestones you can expect your baby to reach each month, why tummy time is so important, how to encourage language development and more.
Your baby’s brain is developing every day. These simple playtime tips and high-quality toys will help you stimulate their development while having tons of fun.
As first-time parents, we’re told we need all kinds of stuff for our baby-to-be — lots and lots of stuff. Discover which baby things you’ll actually use during the first few months, letting all the doodads and gadgets take a back seat to the everyday essentials (at least for now).
Your delicate newborn seems to have turned into a sitting, smiling, chatty baby overnight! Here are the developmental milestones you can expect your little one to reach between 6 and 12 months.
We’ve taken the guesswork out of finding infant toys that are not only safe and durable, but also offer lasting fun and even companionship!
In celebration of this year’s International Day of People with Disabilities, Melanie Dimmitt, the author of Special, reflects on the challenges, joys and unexpected ordinariness of her parenting journey.
“Children are made readers on the laps of their parents,” said award-winning author, Emilie Buchwald, who recognized the importance of reading from a very young age.
Everyone told this mama that she’d have to adhere to strict routines once she had a toddler and twin newborns, but she didn’t listen. Here’s what happened…
As Louisa May Alcott so aptly said, “Every house needs a grandmother in it.” Anyone who’s had the gift of a loving grandparent in their lives can attest to their warm, nurturing presence — and there’s research to back up the lasting benefits of this special bond.
Bumps, scrapes and bruises are part of being a kid, but most serious childhood injuries can be avoided through a combination of safety measures, protective equipment, child-proofing and actively attending to your ever-curious tot.