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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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Spicy Baby

May 27th, 2015 | By: Cheryl Tallman
Adding herbs and spices to your baby’s diet can help her develop a sense of taste. Here’s where to start.
Spicy Baby

When you cook with herbs it makes food taste better and smells fabulous. Herbs also add a nutritional boost to meals and contain beneficial phytonutrients and antioxidants to keep the body strong.

Can Using Antibiotics Cause Allergies?

May 14th, 2015 | By: Nancy Ripton
Early antibiotic use may be to blame for a host of ailments including infectious disease, allergies and even obesity. Here's what parents need to know.
Can Using Antibiotics Cause Allergies?

Antibiotics may be at least partially to blame for the recent rise in allergies, as well as a host of other health ailments. Researchers at the University of Minnesota have found a link between antibiotic use in infants, and the resulting changes in gut bacteria, with a host of ailments ranging from increased allergies and obesity to diseases later in life.

How to Swaddle a Baby

May 12th, 2015 | By: Nancy Ripton
Newborns sleep longer when swaddled. Here's how to swaddle your baby so everyone can get a good night's sleep.
How to Swaddle a Baby

There’s a reason all newborns are swaddled in the hospital: babies love to sleep when they're swaddled in a blanket. Why? A tight swaddle inhibits their startle reflex by gently restricting arm and leg movement, helping babies have longer, uninterrupted sleep.

What Should You Be Feeding Your One-Year-Old?

April 20th, 2015 | By: Cheryl Tallman
Unfortunately weight gain is becoming an issue for kids as young as two. Learn about your baby's nutrition requirements early to start your child off on the right track.
What Should You Be Feeding Your One-Year-Old?

Unfortunately weight gain is becoming an issue for kids as young as two. Learn about your baby's nutrition requirements early to start your child off on the right track.

Why Babies Smile

April 2nd, 2015 | 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?