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Soothing Your Baby

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Adding just 100 more words in babies' early days may increase their language skills down the road

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They’re mad, they’re sad, they’re… so darn cute! From precious pouts to terrible tantrums, check out these adorable and funny kid  photos from our ...

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Why does my infant cry during tummy time? Why won’t she eat her peas? Learn how to read your baby’s body language and find out what she would tell you if she could!

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How to help your fussy, cranky, or colicky baby calm down

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15 quirky ways to calm a crier. Plus, learn 26 baby sleep solutions, from A to Zzzzz!

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One pediatrician explains why newborns don't shed tears

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He's not hungry, hot, or sick. What is it? Tips for calming unhappy babies

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Get past this frustrating stage of endless shrieking

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Why she cries, age by age, and how to soothe her

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Why babies cry, and what you can do to calm yours down

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An ice-cream sundae may ease our stress, but it won't stave off your little sweetie's anxiety attack. When a diaper change just doesn't cut it, what...
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If your baby's one of the more than 1,400 infants born prematurely each day, you could find yourself spending a lot of time in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).

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Q. I work in a pediatric office, where many of our infant patients cry inconsolably for much of the day, every day. What's your opinion of...
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Got a fusspot? Here's how to cheer up your cherub.Change is good "A baby can be upset because he's uncomfortable in his clothing," says Lisa Caranta...
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Forget girls' night! These moms from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, have just as much fun when they meet every Thursday morning  -- with their babies...
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We all know Grandma's favorite theory  -- "It's probably just gas"  -- for whatever seems to be bothering your baby, but what the heck is "...
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Q. My 3-month-old is constantly crying while at the breast. He's been doing this since he was about 4 or 5 weeks old. We've already seen a...
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Still too young to "cry it out" at bedtime, she needs you to help soothe her. But what if she keeps crying? Before you start stressing, ask yourself...
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Q. Is it okay to travel by plane with a 2-week-old baby? I have to go out of state with my newborn, and I'm concerned about any risk this might pose...
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I was so prepared for my first baby. I had survived Lamaze classes, knew how to operate a breast pump (at least in theory), and had enough diapers...
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Q. My baby is up all night crying, and I'm at my wit's end. Is it colic  -- and, if so, what can I do? A. Having had colicky babies, I know...
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Face it: Kids cry. They weep. They wail. They sob, bawl, and blubber. And they do so from the minute they're born until long after they've been...
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At 6 P.M. the nightmare begins: You're holding your 2-week-old baby when she stiffens her limbs, arches her back, clenches her fists, draws her...
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Our guy welcomes home his new baby -- and says goodbye to sleep

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And why it’s okay when you finally eat these words