Baby First Finger Foods

When babies first begin to feed themselves, they will need foods that they can mash with their mouths to break down or those that instantly begin to break down on contact with the mouth. This will help to ensure that infants do not choke. It also will help little ones determine foods they enjoy as … Read more

How to ‘Potty Train’ Baby

Let’s be real: Changing diapers isn’t particularly fun—so the idea of ​​early potty training probably might sound tempting. But not everyone realizes (or fully believes) that it’s a plausible option. If you’ve never heard of elimination communication, you’re not alone. It’s not exactly “infant potty training” as some people think, and it’s quite different from … Read more

All Your Baby Formula Questions—Answered

The reasons families choose to formula-feed are about as varied as babies’ sleep habits (read: all over the place). But whether it’s a medical need, a mental health choice or simply what feels right for your family, we know that formula-feeding can come with a lot of questions. That’s why we asked Jacqueline Winkelmann, MD, … Read more

Tubal Ligation: Pros & Cons

Tubal ligation refers to surgery that involves blocking a woman’s fallopian tubes. This surgery is a permanent method of birth control, and after it has been done, an egg cannot move from the ovary through the fallopian tubes and finally to the uterus. Also, sperm can’t reach the egg in the tubes after ovulation (releasing … Read more

How and When Your Postpartum Belly Changes After Birth

Watching your belly grow throughout pregnancy is pretty mesmerizing. It’s amazing what the body does in order to accommodate a growing baby. But at some point during those 40+ weeks, the wonderment of it all begins to wane, and you just want to have that baby in your arms—and your tummy back to its normal … Read more

Easter Brunch Baby Picture Ideas

Babies are notorious for striking adorable poses at a moment’s notice. As such, while waiting to begin, in the middle of, or after brunch, pay attention to what those little cutie pies are doing. They may provide parents with the perfect first Easter photo without even trying. And the best part is that without any … Read more

What to Know About Platonic Co-Parenting

The concept of co-parenting isn’t anything new. Many separated or divorced couples choose to create or maintain a family dynamic for the sake of their children, even though they’re no longer romantically involved. But the idea of ​​platonic co-parenting—aka proactively starting a family and raising a child with someone you don’t have a romantic or … Read more

Guide To Dental Care For Toddlers

“When can I start to brush baby’s teeth?” “How do I do it?” “And what if my toddler hates brushing her teeth?” If you’re unsure about dental care for your infant or toddler, you’re not alone. And if brushing your toddler’s teeth is quite a daunting task, no need to worry. Even though you have … Read more

20 Baby Names Inspired by Hollywood’s Biggest Stars

The search for the perfect baby name can be exciting—but it can also be long and arduous. In recent years, many parents have been seeking baby name inspiration in pop culture. In honor of the 94th Academy Awards this weekend, we’re looking at Hollywood icons for some ideas. Below, browse 20 baby names inspired by … Read more