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Baby Development

When it comes to baby milestones, make sure your future sitter, stander and eventually, walker, is on track. Wait, did he just say, "mama" or is it too soon? Find out here.

Baby Steps

Despite claims by baby media companies and convinced parents, media-based programs don't actually teach babies to read, according to a team of researchers at NYU. ... more
It's hard to believe your baby is almost a toddler. Where did the first year go? Sniff. Your little one has changed so much since birth, and more huge changes are on the way. As you approach your child's first birthday, here are... more
New research shows that 40 percent of babies don't have enough secure attachment with their main caregivers and "live in fear or distrust of their parents." ... more
Ditching the diapers with elimination communication ... more
How do you know your baby loves you back? Sweet, surprising ways she shows it ... more
Open up the lines of communication with your infant with signs for "more", "done", "eat", "change" and other signs for everyday items. ... more
Easy tricks to get your little cutie smiling from head to toe ... more
How to ease separation anxiety in babies, toddlers and preschoolers ... more

Baby Milestones

Picking the right kinds of toys ... more
Why breathing in a recognizable scent can calm an infant ... more
What to do when your baby wants to be held. All the time. ... more
Whether it's touching themselves "down there" or... more
Nothing's quite as heart-melting as a newborn's tiny... more
When do babies start talking? Find out with this timeline of... more
Every milestone—from when your baby first holds up her... more
Using your baby's name in conversation ... more