baby care

Bathing Your Baby

What baby doesn't smell good with a little baby soap and lotion? Moms usually look forward to bathing their new baby. Bathing your baby for the first time can however be a little scary for some new mothers. With their delicate skin and fragile body, mothers may worry about baby slipping or falling out of their hands. » Read more

Your Baby Has Arrived! Now What?

You are practically an expert on pregnancy now, right? You've studied up for months, reading all the books on everything that you need to know about when you are expecting a baby. Once your newborn arrives, a funny thing happens on the way home from the hospital. » Read more

Baby Basics 101: Caring for a Newborn

Caring for a newborn has its ups and downs, and everyone who has done it before you seems to have an "expert" opinion on how you should do things. Some general advice may be helpful, but in many cases people don't take into account the fact that every baby (and every mother) is different. What works for someone else might not work for you and your baby. » Read more

Tips for Baby's Health

By Dr. Erika Schwartz, Medical Director of Cinergy Health » Read more

When Should I Schedule My Child's First Dental Exam?

By Rebecca Pillar

Being a parent is tough. Everyday we are faced with new challenges and adventures. As the old cliché goes “Children don’t come with instruction manuals” so we rely on doctors, nurses, family and friends for advice when questions arise. » Read more

Burping Your Baby

By Nancy Da Silva

In theory, burping your baby probably seems like a pretty straightforward task. You feed your baby then you burp him. While that is the gist of it, there are things you can do to make the task go smoothly. There are also things you may want to watch out for just in case you find that things are going as easily as you thought they would. » Read more

Bringing Your Baby Home from the Hospital

Your hospital bag is packed; your nursery is all set up. Everything that you have control over may be ready, but what do you do when you bring your baby home? Newborns are truly interesting creatures. They are cute, fragile and unpredictable. With crying being the only way they have to communicate, the first few days and even weeks can be very stressful. » Read more

39 Weeks Pregnant: Your Pregnancy Week by Week

Well you may have hoped your baby would be in your arms by now. You are thirty-nine weeks pregnant now and there is not much left to do but wait. Stay on the lookout for signs of labor such as a mucousy or bloody discharge, cramping or back ache, contractions, or your water breaking. » Read more