Baby Care

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.

Potty Training and Children: Helping Your Kid Ditch Diapers

Is your child ready to say 'goodbye' to diapers? A local pediatrician gives parents information on how to know and what to do when your child is ready.

Baby Development Checklist for New Parents

Baby is finally here! It's time to make sure you're not forgetting a single milestone moment. Follow this developmental checklist so you don't miss a thing.

How Blowing Raspberries Helps a Baby Develop

Sticking your tongue out and making noise at your kid can just seem like silly fun. But it lays the groundwork for social and motor skills and more.

How to Prevent Diaper Rash

Plus tips on how to treat diaper rash – straight from a local pediatric nurse practitioner.

How to Bond with Your Baby: Advice for Dads

Bonding may come easier for mothers – but never fear, fathers! Here are some tips for daddy-baby bonding.

Should You Pick Up Babies Every Time They Cry?

A new study says 'yes' and a local pediatrician confirms that it's the best practice for ages 0-6 months.

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