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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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Baby-naming Trends

Parents are choosing from a much wider variety of baby names than ever before. Names might include cultural influences, reference a book or movie character, or even be influenced by popular media.


Ultimate Celebrity Baby Name Quiz

Ultimate Celebrity Baby Name Quiz

How much do you know about celebrity baby names? Take a look at famous names and test your knowledge with the celebrity baby name quiz. See more »

10 Tips for Traveling with Infants

10 Tips for Traveling with Infants

These 10 tips for traveling with infants will help you keep your sanity on family vacation. Check out 10 tips for traveling with infants. See more »

Ultimate Guide to Teething

Ultimate Guide to Teething

Teething can be a difficult process for children. Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about teething. See more »

Top 5 Healthy Activities for Toddlers

Top 5 Healthy Activities for Toddlers

The top 5 healthy activities for toddlers are great ways to keep your kids active. Visit HowStuffWorks to find the top 5 healthy activities for toddlers. See more »

5 Things to Know: Finding Day Care

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

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

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

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?

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?

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 »