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Hush Little Baby

BY JAMIE LOBER  Every parent has experienced a sleepless night—or ten. It is important to remember that you cannot always cater to your baby’s every w…

Guide for First-Time Parents

EDITED BY LARISSA HIRSCH, M.D. You’ve survived 9 months of pregnancy. You’ve made it through the excitement of labor and delivery, and now you’re read…

Is My Baby Ready For Solids?

GFM   NOV 2015 YUMMY! Is my baby ready to eat solids?  How can you tell if your baby is ready to embark on a culinary journey bound to stimulate baby’…

Get Moving

GFM   AUG 2015 Is your baby on schedule for tummy time, pulling up, crawling, and walking? From scooting to crawling to cruising, babies learn how to …

Baby Skin Conditions

BY JAMIE LOBER  Baby’s skin may be soft, but it is not always perfect. Babies tend to have sensitive skin, and therefore are susceptible to several sk…

Is it colic or something else?

Although moms everywhere are still debating and certainly don’t agree when it comes to breastfeeding—they can all probably agree on how challenging it…

Breaking Habits: Thumb-Sucking

The popularity of the thumb as the preferred digit to suck might suggest that it’s more flavorful than, say, the index finger. But the preference for …

Is It Time to Potty?

A when & how guide to toilet training Many parents are unsure about when to start toilet teaching, or “potty training.” Not all kids a…