Babies are demanding little creatures whose needs for food and dry diapers and cuddling and comforting rarely occur only during the day. Here’s how adoptive parents can get ready.
When you're in the process of adopting an infant, there are things you should know about your potential pediatrician. Start with these top queries.
One thing about parenthood is practically guaranteed. If your new baby gets sick, it will be in the middle of the night...in a snowstorm. Be prepared with these must-have items.
There's no reason to introduce pacifiers to older children who've been doing just fine without them.
What we record now about our child will help him or her later in the difficult teen task of forging a positive identity.
There's no one best diaper for baby. Just choose the one that suits your style.
Waking in the night is very common and can have many causes.
The arrival of a new baby during the holiday time can be overwhelming for new parents—here's how to have a sane season.
The truth about vaccinations for infants, and how to protect your child.
You may want to postpone elective surgery until your child has been home for four to six months.
Nurture your child's love of reading with tales that shine a light on diversity and adoption.
It's a good idea to ask your pediatrician to make a note of your child's Mongolian spots.
"We found that using massage techniques helped our child relax and eased the transition from an orphanage setting to that of a loving family."
Make sure your infant or toddler is getting the care he needs.
Take steps to babyproof your home now—before your baby is able to get into trouble.
How to assess a newly adopted child's nutritional status and get a malnourished child's growth on track.
Formulas, nutrition, and feeding — everything you need to know about filling your child's tummy.
Whether you're adopting a newborn or a toddler, learn how to enhance attachment at each developmental stage.
We knew it was possible for the girl we were fostering to be reunited with her birth mother. But that didn't make it hurt any less.
What you need to know to assess your child's speech and language skills, and how to get help if you suspect trouble.