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Caring for your sick baby is among the biggest responsibilities any new parent faces. Here, you'll find information on some of the most common (and uncommon) health problems your baby is likely to encounter including: Acid Reflux, Allergies, Asthma, Autism, Colds, Constipation, Cough, Flu, Ear Infection, Eczema, Diarrhea, Fever, Teething, Rashes, Sunburn, and more.

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Inequity in Maternal Health Care Left Me With Undiagnosed Postpartum PTSD
The condition—often caused by birth trauma—impacts up to 17 percent of birthing people, but it's often underdiagnosed and undertreated, especially among lower-income patients.
My Son Was Born With a Cleft Lip and Palate, But His Smile is Perfect
I wasn’t prepared for the fact that my son would have a cleft lip and palate, but now I see his smile as one of the greatest gifts.
The Best Baby Thermometers to Check for Fevers Quickly and Gently
High temperatures in newborns and infants can be dangerous, so a good thermometer matters.
My Son Was Born With Craniosynostosis—Here's What Parents Need to Know About the Birth Defect of the Skull
My son had sagittal synostosis, the most common type of craniosynostosis. His pediatricians initially missed his condition, but he was diagnosed by a neurosurgeon and treated just in time. Here's everything parents should know about the birth defect affecting the skull.
5 Ways to Make Sure You Are Using Your NoseFrida Correctly
Parents have expressed concerns and wondered if the NoseFrida can get them sick. Here's what experts say.
What Your Baby’s Poop May Be Telling You About Milk Allergies
Loose, mucous-y, or blood-tinged stool could indicate a cow’s milk protein allergy in babies. Here’s how to spot the symptoms.
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What I Learned When My Baby Was Born With a Cleft Lip
When an ultrasound revealed my son would be born with a cleft lip, I felt grief—then guilt for even feeling that way. But as confusing as cleft lip causes and repair can be, I learned that all my emotions were OK.
My Husband's Support Made All the Difference During My Postpartum Depression
My husband continued to love and nurture me (albeit in ways I didn't always like) when I suffered from an extreme case of postpartum depression. I realize now how important his support was.
How to Clean Baby Teeth

Even though your baby's primary teeth fall out, taking care of them is essential for their gums and those future permanent teeth. Here are the best tips for keeping your little one's teeth clean.