New Baby Guide

The Scoop on Your Baby’s Poop - By Robin Stevenson
Top 5 Baby Bottles - Baby bottles as we know them have been around since the late-1800s, and there are literally hundreds of options from...
9 Exciting Baby Gender Reveal Ideas - Can’t come up with a fun way to tell your friends and family what the sex of your baby is?...
Sticking Up for Baby Formula - I have a confession to make: I feed Maggie, my nine-month-old daughter, formula. When we go to our mom and...
Best-Ever Baby Names - You’ve heard it from parents before, “Sebastian is such a Sebastian…” or “Leila couldn’t be anything but Leila…it’s her personality...
How to Survive the First 6 Months of Baby: 9 Critical Things To Know - The first 6 weeks of being a brand new parent—no matter whether it’s your first or your fifth bundle of...
9 Post-Baby Sex Pitfalls and What You Can Do About Them - Keeping a relationship alive, healthy and sexual is difficult at the best of times. Doing this while recovering from pregnancy...
Motherhood Sucks: A Personal Story - Honestly? Motherhood sucks. Seriously. Raising a child is hard work. Bringing up a boy who is headstrong, intelligent and ambitious is...
Surprise! You’re a New Mom…Now What? - “Congratulations, you’re pregnant!” The most terrifying statement to be uttered in my direction. My immediate reaction, was of course, denial....
Baby’s First Steps - Having a baby is a wonderful time. For new parents, every new day brings with it a new experience; some new...
Kids Grow Up Way Too Fast: A Personal Story - “You won’t believe how time flies as a parent. Savour every single moment.” Prior to becoming a dad, this is...
Baby Survival Guide: What to Expect (From Day 1 to 3 Months) - Day One 1 or more wet diapers 1–2 or more sticky, dark green or black stools called meconium Minimum 6–8...
Time is a Funny Thing When You’ve Got a Newborn - Albert Einstein was a father of three. Perhaps it is no coincidence then that he developed the theory that time...
15 Beautiful Songs to Sing to Your Baby - Baby Mine A beloved classic from Disney’s 1941 feature Dumbo (as well as Beaches). Bust out the tissues! Stay Awake...
Photography by Genevieve Caron. Baby Survival Guide: How to Feed Yourself When You’re Busy With Baby - When a new baby arrives on the scene, job one is making sure he’s well fed. It’s all new moms...
7 Medicine Cabinet Essentials for Your Baby’s First Year - In nine months, Stephanie Allen’s baby, Benjamin, has had a handful of minor health complaints: colds, a blocked tear duct,...
How to Help Your Baby Nap Like a Pro - You want that hour—nay, you need that hour—for your babe to sleep, and a nap for yourself sounds pretty good...
7 Beautifully Adorable Ways to Photograph Newborns - After seeing so many baby-propped-up-on-his-own-hands, baby-in-arms-of-shirtless-dad, baby-tucked-into-knitted-cocoon and baby-in-giant-floral-headband photos, I wondered if there weren’t some alternative newborn baby shots...
How to Give Your Baby a Bath: A Step-by-Step Guide - Bath time is a special part of your baby’s care routine, and is a perfect way to wind down before...
Your Guide to Baby’s First Check-Ups - Well-baby appointments offer key tutorials in that crash course known as Parenting 101. Most infants have their first well-baby exam...
Understanding Your Baby’s Crawling Style - Aiden Ross was mobile when he was eight months old but not in the traditional crawl-on-all-fours manner. “He would use...
How to Get All Your Newborn’s Essential ID - I recently took my two-month-old son Bode for his first passport photo. Dressed in a sweet blue sweater, he was well...
5 Easy Ways for New Parents to Save Money - Google “cost of baby’s first year canada” and you’ll find dozens of hits citing a figure between $8,000 and $12,000. That’s...
Does Baby Have Gas? Here’s How You Can Help - Your poor babe. She has a full, rumbling belly and she’s crying that cry that you know means she’s uncomfortable,...
How to Check Your Baby’s Hearing - Looking back, Andrea Beharry of Brampton, Ont., says there were indications that her son Christian, now six, wasn’t hearing her...
Signs Your Baby is Stressed Out - By Robin Stevenson
Dealing with Your Baby’s Flat Spot - Todd Turner’s son, Bennett, was only about two weeks old when he and his wife Kelly first brought up a...
Your Baby is Talking to You: Here’s How to Understand What He’s Saying - What new parent hasn’t wished their baby could just tell us what she wants? Well, it turns out your newborn...
Loving Your Post-Baby Body - Think of it as a second puberty of sorts. After undergoing remarkable hormonal and physical changes, you’re left with a...
Introducing Your Baby to a Bottle - Like many mothers, I didn’t attempt to introduce a bottle until my son was almost six months old. I had...
Recognizing Postpartum Depression - “Congratulations! You must be soooo happy.” It’s the chorus women hear upon initiation into motherhood, but the truth is that...
Decoding Baby Body Language - When your baby first arrives, you’d gladly sell an arm (or at least your breast pump) to know whether she’s...

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