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Infant Health

Infant Health includes information that can help keep your little one healthy and happy. Learn about baby equipment safety and tips for choosing a doctor for your infant in this section.

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Have scientists discovered what causes SIDS?

In an amazing turn for SIDS research, a group of scientists has published the first study that draws a conclusive link between anatomy and SIDS risk. Learn all about it.


These Countries Have the Most Crybabies — Literally

It turns out that colicky babies in different countries don't cry the same amount. A new study measured which nation's newborns cried most.

Female Newborns May Fare Better After Some Brain Injuries

Being deprived of oxygen can lead to brain injuries. Strangely enough, gender can play a role in those injuries in newborns.

Can you breastfeed if you have MRSA?

MRSA is nasty infection that's worrisome enough on its own, but if you're a nursing mom, should you be concerned about passing it on to your baby?

Why do lullabies work?

Why does "Hush, Little Baby" send your wee one off to dreamland? Read on to find out how lullabies affect your baby.

Caring for the Umbilical Cord Stump

How do I care for the umbilical cord stump on my newborn? Learn how to care for the umbilical cord stump in this article.

Your Baby's Reflexes

You might take your reflexes for granted but they can say a lot about your health. Learn more about reflexes and what they can reveal in a baby.

Eco Nursery

Reusable diapers are usually the first items that spring to mind when you think about eco-friendly baby products. But there are a whole range of products out there that go beyond diapers.

Understanding Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Sudden infant death syndrome is a mysterious death for which the parents should not be blamed and doctors have yet to fully explain. Learn about this tragedy and how to cope with it.

Healthcare for Infants

Choosing a doctor is one of the most important decisions you'll make for your baby. And you'll be seeing a lot of this person as your baby grows up. Learn how to find a doctor who's right for you.

Have scientists discovered what causes SIDS?

In an amazing turn for SIDS research, a group of scientists has published the first study that draws a conclusive link between anatomy and SIDS risk. Learn all about it.