Babies

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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10 Gadgets for Parents and Their Newborn

This isn't "Little House on the Prairie," so why did you only register for receiving blankets? Today's kids will never know what life was like before iPods and Twitter, so get them acclimated to our high-tech society while they're still in the womb.


Long-term Preemie Issues

Premature babies are more susceptible to face complications -- both long- and short-term. Learn about which long-term complications might arise and what you can do about them.

5 Senses of a Baby

Do you know how your baby uses its senses? Discover how your baby navigates their environment using their five senses.

Infant Botulism

Honey can be dangerous to infants because of botulism. Find out why honey is dangerous for infants but not for adults.