Back in the day, the first look a father got of his newborn was often through a picture window, looking at rows of pink and blue bundles. He may even have had trouble picking his baby out from the crowd.
Hospital births have come a long way since then. Many hospitals now make birthing a family...read on
Onesies and sleepers are essential equipment for new babies, but studies show there are important advantages to occasionally leaving the baby clothes in the drawer. Instead, take some time to hold your naked baby next to your skin and just enjoy the closeness. It’s called skin-to-skin care, and it...read on
Over the years, a quirky array of misconceptions has discouraged many women from breast-feeding their babies. For example, at one time or another people believed that redheads shouldn’t nurse babies because their hot temperaments could harm their breast milk, that breast-feeding was unsanitary, and...read on