Baby & Family

Reviewed by James Brann, M.D.

How to Bond with Your Newborn Baby

This is a featured article for the baby and family category.

Bonding with your newborn baby can be an intense attachment that you have for your baby during pregnancy and immediately after giving birth. But, bonding with your new baby can also be a process that takes time. Don't feel guilty if you do not feel immediately bonded with your baby. Most feel the rush of love immediately, while others find bonding a process that may take time.

Newborn Baby's Sleep Schedules

This is an introduction to a featured article about baby's sleep cycles in the family and baby section.

So how frequently and how long can you expect your newborn baby to sleep? The answer is "it depends." Almost all newborn babies will sleep as much as they need to. Many will fall asleep at a moment’s notice only to awaken again abruptly a few moments later. While it is true that some newborns babies are 'good' sleepers, most need help establishing a sleep cycle during the first few weeks of life.

5 Ways Relationships Change

Learn about your relationship after giving birth.

Instead of going out for drinks, you go to playgrounds. To some people, this change is welcome, while others miss the “old” days.

First Weeks with Baby

First Weeks with Baby.

The first few weeks with your newborn baby is a difficult time. You may find yourself over whelmed or have everything under control.

How Infants Learn

How Infants Learn

As a parent, you are crucial to your baby's learning. Babies are amazing creatures. From the moment that they are born, newborns are learning.

Making Time for Partner

Making Time for Partner after Baby.

Both moms and dads can feel overwhelmed by the presence of an infant.

Making “ME” Time after Baby

Learn about your relationship after giving birth.

Instead of going out for drinks, you go to playgrounds. To some people, this change is welcome, while others miss the “old” days.

Understanding Baby

Understanding Newborn Baby Behavior

In the first few weeks of life your newborn baby does more than just eat, sleep, and wet diapers. Your baby is constantly learning and responding to everything.

What to Pack in the Diaper Bag

What to Pack in Your Diaper Bag

One of the most frustrating and time consuming duties a mom has to face is packing the diaper bag. It always seems to take forever.


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