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Why Does My Baby’s Belly Button Smell Bad?

Your beautiful baby is perfect but there’s one problem – a smelly, ugly brown belly button stump. Many parents worry that a smelly belly button may be a sign there’s a serious problem. Fortunately, in the majority of cases, it’s…

How Can I Stop My Baby Crying in the Car?| 15+ Ways

Babies are programmed¬†to want closeness to their parents¬†and a car is one place where that’s not usually possible. So if you have a baby who cries a lot in the car, how do you get them to calm down? If…

Baby Girl Vaginal Discharge, Bleeding & Periods – Is This Normal?

There are a lot of surprising things when it comes to your newborn baby, ranging from the black sticky meconium (first poo) to how fast they can latch on once you offer them a breast. Many mothers notice that their…

My Newborn Won’t Feed Every 3 Hours. Why?

During your hospital stay or visits with your medical care provider, you may be given a lot of rules and pieces of advice about caring for your newborn. One of the most common is “Baby needs to be fed every…

Cleaning Your Newborn’s Belly Button After the Cord Falls Off

It can take anywhere from a few days to a few weeks for your newborn’s cord stump to fall off, but when you do, there’ll usually be an opening in the belly button that can worry some parents. So how…

Is It Normal For My Newborn to Sleep All Day?

You’ve probably heard the stories and dire warnings – baby will cry all day and you’ll never get a wink of sleep. But what if you have a baby who sleeps ALL the time? Yes, it’s completely normal and quite…