Baby Care

Why Some Babies Start Head Butting and What to Do

Is your toddler or baby head butting? Should you be concerned? Experts weigh in on the reasons and how to keep these kids safe.

Drool Baby Drool: Top 10 Signs of Teething

From drooling, coughing and chin rashes to diarrhea, a low-grade fever and biting and gnawing, here are some classic signals your infant is in the starting stages of teething.

How to Dress Baby for Colder Weather

Tips and advice for dressing your baby for fall and winter weather – including ways to ensure he or she doesn't get too warm.

Top Dangers for Babies

What are safety hazards for babies? In honor of Baby Safety Month in September, local experts weigh in on five dangers and how you can avoid them.

Breastfeeding Lactation Consultants in Southeast Michigan

New moms who need lactation advice can turn to a certified lactation consultant in Oakland, Macomb, Wayne and Washtenaw counties for breastfeeding help.

New Parent Classes in Southeast Michigan

Find prenatal exercises, Lamaze and other types of new parent classes that mom and dad can take together to prepare for their bundle's upcoming arrival.

When is it Time to Stop Breastfeeding?

There's no 'right' time to cut off the milk supply to your baby. Here, experts weigh in on weaning from breastfeeding and making the right choice for you.

My Maternity Leave Diary: The Good, Bad and TMI

A full 12 weeks of baby bonding, body aches, sleeplessness, self-doubt and utter boredom. Here's the lowdown on Metro Parent's web editor's maternity leave.

Top Breastfeeding-Friendly Workplaces in Michigan

Did your employer make the cut? Find out who did and what makes these places so great for nursing moms.

Why the Baby Box Trend is Great for Safe Infant Sleep

A simple cardboard bassinet is being sent home with new moms at more U.S. hospitals. A southeast Michigan nurse midwife explains why it's a positive trend.

What to Expect in Baby’s First Months

Learn about the standard infant developmental milestones you can expect in your baby's first six months.

How to Get Your Infant to Enjoy Tummy Time: Tips and...

Spending time on their tummies during the day is crucial for your little one's health and development. Here are some easy tips to get started.