How to care for your baby

The magic of kangaroo care

For many premature babies, life begins in the dark, sterile environment of a hospital incubator, with little or no contact with their mother or father for weeks.

The health benefits of breastfeeding

Breastfeeding has many great health benefits for both baby and mother. Here's why most moms should try to breastfeed for at least six months or longer.

Surprises help babies learn

Unpredictable situations seem to make infants more interested in exploring and learning, a new study says.

When a baby is unusually quiet

There are many reasons why a baby could be crying. But what does it mean if your baby is unusually quiet, and when should you worry?

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