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Why some germs are good for toddlers

Toddlers should be exposed to some germs. In fact, boiling pacifiers and overly sanitizing can sometimes do more harm than good. Go ahead, jump in that mud puddle.

4 ways to help kids cope with needles

It’s always tough to see your little ones get shots at the doctor’s office, but we’ve got tips for helping with the discomfort.

Why Swaddling Newborns Is No Longer Recommended

Knowing whether or not to swaddle newborns has always been a little contentious. Parents and experts are unsure if it's still the right thing to do. Here's some updated guidelines.

How To Care For Baby’s Umbilical Cord And Belly Button

You have a lot of terrain to cover with a new babe in tow. Here are the ins and outs of innies and outies.

Everything You Need To Know About Feeding Your Baby

Babies eat a lot, whether bottle or breast-fed, here's the lowdown on all things feedings.

Here’s everything you need to know about strawberry hemangiomas

Parents may worry when they notice a raised, red birthmark on their new babe. The good news is, the spot, called a strawberry hemangiomas or strawberry mark, is unlikely to cause health issues.

Tips To Treating Fevers

My six-year-old daughter had a fever that would come down with Tylenol but then kept going back up after the medication wore off. What’s going on?

Is there a ‘normal’ weight for babies?

It’s not that simple, says Dr. Dina Kulik, a mom, pediatrician and Emergency Medicine Physician at The Hospital for Sick Children.

How much weight should a breastfed baby gain each month?

Often times, weight gain isn't as rapid in babies who are breastfed vs formula-fed. Dr. Marla weighs in.

What to Do if Your Baby is Tongue Tied

Often tongue tie may persist without immediately noticeable symptoms. However, as your child grows, it may affect speech, oral hygiene (due to not being able to use the tongue to clear debris from the teeth and gums), licking movements (like moistening the lips) or even playing an instrument.

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