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Books to read to baby that you, too, will enjoy

baby reading

Books to read to your baby that have lovely text and illustrations.

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Taking care of baby: 4 challenges rarely mentioned in prenatal classes

Taking care of baby surprises

Let's make taking care of baby a bit easier by looking at some unexpected challenges and what we can do about them

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8 baby parenting fads that don’t appear to be backed by science

Wooden baby toys arranged in a white cube shelf

We are often led to believe we should follow these parenting fads when raising our babies, but is there evidence to back them up?

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Best baby feeding chair does not have to be expensive

Best baby feeding chair: Ikea antilop with added footrest

Comfortable, practical, and affordable - one of the best baby feeding chairs for a new eater starting solids.

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How to find the best daycare for your baby (a free PDF guide)

Daycare

Factors to consider and questions to ask in choosing daycare for your baby

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Screen time for baby: the science behind the recommendations

babies looking at screen

How bad is screen time for baby? Are there any positives? Let’s look at scientific studies to find out.

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Science-based parenting: finding your way

parenting practices diagram

Science-based parenting can help us avoid conflicting parenting trends - and find the answers that work best for our babies and our families

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The 4 month baby sleep regression is a step forward

Me holding Leah at night

The 4 month baby sleep regression: what it is, why it happens, 2 things to do, and 2 things not to do when your baby is going through it.

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Baby Ecology: Let's create the best environment for your baby

Baby Ecology book cover with rating

Baby Ecology: Using science and intuition to create the best feeding, sleep, and play environment for your unique baby

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Parenting together: 3 things partners can do to support each other

parenting together heart

For millennia across cultures, birth and and baby care has been women’s work… but never the work of one woman (or any person) alone. Let's make parenting together easier.

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Baby Ecology: reader review spotlight

As an early childhood nurse, I see a lot of babies and families. I also read a lot of information about parenting, and the advice offered to families.

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Your amazing newborn

amazing newborn

Six scientific findings to help you appreciate just how capable, aware, and sensitive your amazing newborn is.

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Baby spits food out?

baby food set up

This is not a bad thing at all: when your baby spits food out, she may be well on her way to liking it.

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Why do babies fight sleep?

Ryan awake

Why do babies fight sleep? Actually, they don't - even though sometimes it does look like it.

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3 key things to help baby sleep better

mother soothing baby

3 key things to help your baby sleep soundly at night and nap predictably during the day as soon as he or she is ready

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