Baby

4 times Papa Francis broke down the stigma of public breastfeeding

A list of everything the Pope has said about mothers breastfeeding in public, including: "The first sermon of Jesus in the stable was his crying."

Newborn getting hair shampooed gets 33 million views: watch and you’ll know why! (VIDEO)

Baby Amira really, really loved her shampoo, and the world really, really loved watching her reaction

20 Thanksgiving baby names that express gratitude

Give thanks for your new child with a beautiful name derived from words of gratitude and grace.

10 adorable ‘Pope’ babies for Halloween

Last Halloween's "Popemobile" won the Internet. But today we found 10 more babies who dressed up as the Pope for Halloween. Holy cuteness!

New, comforting sleeping guidelines to protect baby from SIDS

The AAP recommends a form of co-sleeping to protect infants from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. But there are other, material benefits as well.

Adele is thinking about baby number two, but what about you?

Thinking about baby number two or three? These true parenting stories about raising two kids of different ages may help you decide.

How you think about yourself differently after nearly dying in childbirth

I looked toward the end of my bed and wondered why the nurses were moving red blankets from around my legs. The blankets weren't red—I…

‘Baby-friendly’ hospitals: not all pediatricians think they are safe

At least three pediatricians are speaking out about many hospitals' 'baby friendly' initiatives, which place premium importance on exclusive breastfeeding…

40 pieces of ‘honest’ child-rearing wisdom from veteran parents

The best child-rearing advice is often the stuff we glean from those who've already been in the trenches.

U.N. calls for more ‘brelfies’! 12 celebrities who are leading the charge (PHOTOS)

The "brelfie" becomes an international call for action as the United Nations officially encourages all mothers to follow the example…

How at risk are children who fall from strollers and carriers?

A 21-year study revealed that traumatic brain injury (TBI) for infant carriers tripled, and “stroller-caused” TBI doubled. But what does that mean for keeping your…

14 tasteful & beautiful images of mother nursing child (PHOTOS)

Mother and artist Leilani Rogers started the Public Breastfeeding Awareness Project to help women feel good about a natural part of motherhood. Here are 14…

Why we need more real, messy, sleep-deprived moms on television

TV usually glosses over the hard realities of early parenthood. Newborn Moms, a new show from ABC, aims to change that—in a very funny way.

Phase-out of hospital baby nurseries is nothing to cry about

Never fear, expectant moms! A recent report about hospitals downsizing the baby nursery isn't exactly the whole truth, according to one midwife.

Telling a baby-name secret

At first, my husband and I decided to keep our unborn daughter's name quiet to protect ourselves from all the negative opinions and weird off-hand commentary. Until we re-examined what we—and our daughter—were missing out on.