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baby

5 things to know about hyperemesis gravidarum

As Duchess Kate battles this condition, questions arise about the difference between this and regular morning sickness.

Cuddle power

Like hugs and snuggles? Most of us do—including babies.

Milk on the mind

Breastfeeding is often more complex than just "latch and feed." It can help to know what to watch for and how to respond.

Can dirty diapers offer clues to the infant brain?

Certain fecal bacteria tied to better cognitive function at age 2.

Under the lights

New moms shouldn't fret if their little one has jaundice—it's a common condition in newborns and it's easily treatable.

In labor? Have a ball

An exercise ball can bring all sorts of benefits to pregnancy—possibly even shortening your time in labor.

Helping hands

A 'House Help' list is a great way for new moms to ask friends and family for help when baby arrives.

Letter to a new mom

Keep these 8 things in mind as you enjoy your newfound role. (Hint: Don't try to be Superwoman.)

What does a doula do?

Dads and family are essential, but a doula's special training may bring much-needed support and expertise to the delivery experience.

Moms, dads and doulas

Today's mom has all sorts of options for labor and delivery, but one thing that never changes is the need for strong support.

To eat or not to eat?

It's a great question for labor—and the answer is constantly undergoing change.

The pregnant gardener

There's plenty of enjoyment in gardening—but if you're an expectant mom, you should take extra care to avoid tainted soil.