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Caring for your sick baby is among the biggest responsibilities any new parent faces. Here, you'll find information on some of the most common (and uncommon) health problems your baby is likely to encounter including: Acid Reflux, Allergies, Asthma, Autism, Colds, Constipation, Cough, Flu, Ear Infection, Eczema, Diarrhea, Fever, Teething, Rashes, Sunburn, and more.

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Dad Helps Women with Postpartum Depression After His Wife's Death by Suicide: 'It's My Therapy'
In the eight years since Steven D'Achille's wife, Alexis, struggled to get the help she needed for postpartum depression and psychosis and died, he's opened a hospital treatment center that's helped 6,000 moms
Nick Cannon Calls Alyssa Scott 'Strongest Woman I've Ever Seen' After News of Their Son's Death
Nick Cannon announced Tuesday that his youngest child, 5-month-old son Zen, died of brain cancer.
My Son Was Born With a Cleft Lip and Palate, But His Smile is Perfect
I wasn’t prepared for the fact that my son would have a cleft lip and palate, but now I see his smile as one of the greatest gifts.
The Best Baby Thermometers to Check for Fevers Quickly and Gently
High temperatures in newborns and infants can be dangerous, so a good thermometer matters.
My Son Was Born With Craniosynostosis—Here's What Parents Need to Know About the Birth Defect of the Skull
My son had sagittal synostosis, the most common type of craniosynostosis. His pediatricians initially missed his condition, but he was diagnosed by a neurosurgeon and treated just in time. Here's everything parents should know about the birth defect affecting the skull.
5 Ways to Make Sure You Are Using Your NoseFrida Correctly
Parents have expressed concerns and wondered if the NoseFrida can get them sick. Here's what experts say.
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What Your Baby’s Poop May Be Telling You About Milk Allergies
Loose, mucous-y, or blood-tinged stool could indicate a cow’s milk protein allergy in babies. Here’s how to spot the symptoms.
What I Learned When My Baby Was Born With a Cleft Lip
When an ultrasound revealed my son would be born with a cleft lip, I felt grief—then guilt for even feeling that way. But as confusing as cleft lip causes and repair can be, I learned that all my emotions were OK.
The Hidden Financial Costs of Postpartum Depression

In a country saddled with mental health care and health insurance crises—as well as systemic racism—treatment for postpartum depression (PPD) can be prohibitively expensive.