Pregnancy & Baby

Baby on the way – or in the house? You’ve come to the right place. Metro Parent’s Pink + Blue guide to all things pregnancy and baby is packed with advice and resources. Discover fellow local parents’ stories, find amazing baby swag, get the 411 on milestones and more – all focused right here in metro Detroit, Ann Arbor and elsewhere in southeast Michigan.

Safe Sleep Initiatives for Babies in Michigan

Unsafe sleep habits have resulted in recent infant deaths in metro Detroit. Local government is teaming up with Beaumont Children's Hospital to educate parents on the consequences.

Teething Trials and Babies: Tips on How to Soothe Sore Gums

The entire process can take a couple years. Along the way, painful flare-ups are no picnic for infants. Here's how to soothe sore gums in your baby.

WeeHands Baby Sign Language Class in Southeast Michigan

These national classes find a home locally - first up, Birmingham in Oakland County - to help parents communicate, connect and bond with their infants.

Pregnant Kate Middleton Suffering from Extreme Morning Sickness

The Duchess of Cambridge, now expecting her first baby, is admitted to a London hospital for treatment of hyperemesis gravidarum symptoms.

Depression and Anti-Depressant Use During Pregnancy Impacts Fetal Brains

New study finds language development centered in babies brains can be inhibited or accelerated by mom's depression, or related medications, while the infant is in utero.

Proud Parents Jason and Rebecca Bolton of Ypsilanti

While expecting their second child, this southeast Michigan couple embarked on a unique photo journal journey. Check out their creative use of fruits and veggies!

August is National Breastfeeding Month

The number of nursing moms has increased tremendously. But some, parents and not, still feel uncomfortable about it. What do the trends and research say?

Top Popular Baby Names for 2011 Announced

Sophia and Jacob snag the No. 1 spots - and the Bible and reality TV are big influences. Here's what the U.S. government said, plus a little southeast Michigan insight.

Craft Roundup: Baby Shower DIY Gifts

Who go generic for a new arrival? The Make It blog found five adorable, unique grabs for infants that are perfect for that special mom (or mom to be) in your life.

Exmobaby Smart Garments Onesies for Baby

Forget mood rings. This mood identifying onesie for infants claims to take the mystery out of why your baby is crying.

Organic Puree Recipes for Babies: Four Recipes

Make homemade healthy food for your infant or toddler with apples, spinach and more, all created by the mom behind blog

Gro Furniture Companion Crib

Assemble this 5 in 1 crib for your baby (or toddler - it 'grows' with them!) in two minutes flat; no tools needed. Plus, it doubles as a desk and more!