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How do you know if your baby is teething? What does your baby's smile really mean? Is your baby ready to start solid food? Just The Facts, Baby is here to answer all your baby questions and give you the baby facts you need.

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Why Babies and Pets Don't Always Mix

July 21st, 2018 | By: Colleen Pelar
Dogs, cats and babies - oh my! Here's how to help them all get along
Why Babies and Pets Don't Always Mix

Your cat or dog may not have blinked an eye when you brought your baby home from the hospital, but now that she’s crawling all over them, it could be a different story. Here’s how to keep them both safe.

When do Babies get Teeth?

July 10th, 2018 | By: Nancy Ripton
Everything you need to know about teething
When do Babies get Teeth?

Your baby wants to put everything in her mouth – so she must be teething. Not necessarily, says Dr. Alan Greene, author of Raising Baby Green. Here’s how to tell if a visit from the tooth fairy is imminent, or if something else is to blame:

What's the Deal with Baby Hiccups?

April 19th, 2018 | By: Sydney Loney
The best cure for baby hiccups — and how to prevent them from happening in the first place
What's the Deal with Baby Hiccups?

No one likes getting hit with the hiccups, and that includes babies. Here’s why they happen, how to cure them and what you can do to keep them from bugging your baby from the start.

Why Babies Smile

March 26th, 2018 | By: Nancy Ripton
Is your baby happy to see you, or does she just have gas? Find out what your baby's smile really means.
Why Babies Smile

It’s hard not to feel overjoyed when your baby gazes adoringly into your eyes and flashes a brief, but unmistakable smile. But is she really trying to communicate her joy at seeing you, or does she simply have gas?

Baby's Developmental Milestones

March 13th, 2018 | By: Nancy Ripton
From crawling to saying his first words, learning when to expect your baby's milestones can help you adjust to his changing needs.
Baby's Developmental Milestones

We all want our kids to have the brains of Einstein, the coordination of Michael Jordan and the grace of a prima ballerina, but just because your baby reaches a milestone ahead of schedule doesn't mean he's headed for greatness. (If he's a little slower getting there, that's usually no biggie either.) Tracking milestones can be helpful in gauging appropriate playtime, providing a safe environment and exposing potential problems. Here's how to monitor your baby's progress: