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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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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.


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. See more »

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. See more »

Infant Botulism

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