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Bringing home a new baby is exciting, but it can also be intimidating. HowStuffWorks is here to help with tips on caring for your baby and acclimating to life with an infant.

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What to Feed Baby, and When

If your baby could talk, he'd tell you when he is hungry and when he is full, but he probably won't start communicating verbally for at least a year. Learn how to judge what to feed your baby and when with these expert tips.


5 Things to Know: Finding Day Care

Find day care for your children can be a daunting experience if you don't know what to look for. Learn 5 things to know when finding day care. See more »

5 Things to Know: Picking Baby Names

Picking baby names is a very personal choice, but here are some tips. Learn 5 things to know about picking baby names. See more »

5 First Year Challenges with Multiples

The first year with multiples is wrought with challenges. Get advice about first year challenges with multiples. See more »

10 Baby Care Tips

Top 10 baby care tips is good information to know for your overall health. Learn more about top 10 baby care tips from Discovery Health. See more »

What is elimination communication?

Elimination communication is the idea of potty training an infant almost from birth. Learn about elimination communication and infant potty training. See more »

Is it OK for babies to watch TV?

Baby TV watching may do more harm than good, according to a recent study. Find out why baby TV watching may slow a child's mental development. See more »

Understanding Cognitive and Social Development in a Newborn

Understanding cognitive and social development in a newborn will allow you to promote the acquisition of new skills. Learn how your baby learns. See more »

How to Exercise With a Newborn

Exercise with a newborn can be lots of fun for you and your baby, as well as being excellent for his development. Learn how to work out with baby. See more »

Your newborn's characteristics and development may not proceed as you might expect. Learn about your baby's traits and development. See more »

How to Choose a Day Care Provider

Choosing a day care provider for your child is one of the most important decisions you'll ever make. Find tips and suggestions on finding the day care program that works best for you at HowStuffWorks. See more »