Baby Care

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Expert Advice on When to Stop Breastfeeding

There's no 'right' time to cut off the milk supply to your baby. Experts weigh in on when to stop breastfeeding – and making the right choice for you.
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The Original Boppy, KeaBabies Bandana Bibs and More Meal Musts

From 3 a.m. feedings to those first bites of baby food and beyond, here are some must-haves for mealtime – from birth to toddlerhood.
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Owlet Sock + Cam, Rookie Humans Crib Sheets and More Baby Gear Musts

Whether you want to track baby's vitals, ensure she's comfy as she snoozes or just make your life a little easier, try these newborn musts.
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Why 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 why babies start head butting and how to keep these kids safe.

Mom of Four Megan Foukes of Romeo Has a Full House

The more, the merrier – that's true at Macomb County mom Megan Foukes' five-bedroom home in Romeo. Here she dishes on wrangling a house of six.
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How to Soothe Your Gassy Baby

A gassy baby is often a fussy baby but there are plenty of ways to soothe them. Get a run-down on what causes gassiness in infants and how to treat it.
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Pink + Blue Redesign: Our Little Magazine is Growing Up

Our little ancillary is all grown up! Here, Metro Parent's editor-in-chief talks about the Pink + Blue redesign and what you can expect from it.

Common Baby Skin Conditions

A pediatric nurse practitioner from Children's Hospital of Michigan offers insight on eczema, cradle cap and other common skin issues.
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Want to Improve New Moms’ Health? Bring Dads Home, Study Says

Paid paternity leave improves moms' health postpartum, according to a new study. Here's what it found, plus three essential things dads can do to help.
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The Importance of Talking to Babies

Singing, reading, babbling back – it all helps with little ones' development. An Oakland County expert shares insight on the importance of talking to babies.

Common Infant Sleep Mistakes Parents Make

Experts from the Children's Hospital of Michigan Foundation's Kohl's SAFE 4 Kids Program caution caregivers on the perils of some popular sleeping habits for babies.
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10 Things New Moms Can’t Do for a While After Baby Arrives

Hello, baby! Bye-bye – well, bye-bye to a bunch of stuff. Brace yourself for these things new moms can't do for a while once that precious bundle arrives.