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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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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. Read about babies' development in all areas, including learning, human relationships, and language.


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 »

Baby-naming Trends

Baby-naming Trends

It's important for parents to have good information when deciding on a name for their baby. Learn about baby name trends and their influences. See more »

Baby Equipment Safety Tips

Baby Equipment Safety Tips

Safety is the first thing to consider when buying baby equipment. Follow these safety tips for everything from strollers to toys. See more »

Grooming Baby: Keeping Your Little One Clean and Comfortable

These baby grooming techniques will help you keep your baby looking her best. Learn about baby grooming at Discovery Health. See more »

5 Ways to Enhance Your Baby's Motor Skills

5 Ways to Enhance Your Baby's Motor Skills

Are you wondering how to enhance your baby's motor skills? Learn how to enhance a baby's motor skills at Discovery Health. See more »

Child Development: Helping Your Baby Grow and Learn

Child Development: Helping Your Baby Grow and Learn

There are steps you can take in helping your child develop. Learn about helping your child develop at Discovery Health. See more »