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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 Equipment Safety Tips

Security and stability are the key factors in buying baby equipment. Read this article for safety tips to consider when you're purchasing everything from strollers and high chairs to clothes and toys.


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 »

Understanding Cognitive and Social Development in a Newborn

 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

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 »

 Understanding Newborn Characteristics and Development

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

 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 »

 How to Introduce a Newborn to the Family

Preparing your children, grandparents and the family pet for the arrival of a newborn can be challenging. Find out how to introduce a newborn to the family at HowStuffWorks. See more »