Expert sleep strategies for babies

Newborns have a hard time distinguishing between night and day, which explains their maddeningly short bursts of sleep around the clock. But once your baby is a few weeks old, you can start to teach him the difference – and establish healthy sleep habits while you're at it. These expert tips can help: Use

Language development: Speech milestones for babies

A baby's first words are music to a parent's ears. But how can you tell if your child's speech and language development is on track? While every child learns to speak at his or her own pace, general milestones can serve as a guide to normal speech and language development. These milestones help doctors

Baby Sleep Myths Every Parent Should Know

Grandparents, friends, and society flood parents with well-meaning advice, but how can Mom and Dad be sure they are receiving accurate information? With help from Dr. Andrew Adesman and his book "Baby Facts", we separate baby myths from reality. Baby's Sleep Position Myth: It's OK to put your baby to sleep on his side. Reality: To reduce the risk of sudden

4 Fun Ways to Get Baby to Talk

For months, in my family, silence was an enemy. No matter how hard my wife and I tried, no matter how much we read to and blabbed at our baby daughter, the kid wouldn’t speak a lick. Sure, she smiled and giggled when we acted goofily. And yes, she grabbed her stuffed walrus