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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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When do Babies get Teeth?

March 20th, 2019 | 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:

Overnight Visits with Baby

December 28th, 2018 | By: Elizabeth Pantley
Staying overnight with friends or family can be more challenging with a little one along for the visit. Here’s how to make your visit go smoothly for everyone:
Overnight Visits with Baby

Babies love new places! There’s so much to investigate and new things to touch. But many people aren’t too happy to have your little one crawling or toddling freely about the house exploring everything in sight. While you may think it’s adorable that your baby found the Tupperware, your host may not think it’s cute that her tidy cabinet has been rearranged by sticky, little hands. If your host has a big heart she’ll let you know that your baby’s exploring is okay. But even then, you run the risk of your baby breaking something or finding something inappropriate.

Holiday Sleep Schedules

December 20th, 2018 | By: Nancy Ripton
How to fit in holiday fun without your child becoming overtired and cranky.
Holiday Sleep Schedules

Tis the season for fun and festivities. But too many late-night soirées can make for a grumpy, tired child. Here’s how to find the balance between holiday fun and sleep, so you can enjoy the season with a happy, well-rested child.

Baby's Developmental Milestones

November 4th, 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:

Why Children Are So Easily Addicted to Sugar

October 22nd, 2018 | By: Nancy Ripton
– and how you can stop the trend with your child.
Why Children Are So Easily Addicted to Sugar

You don’t need to look further than your local soccer field or hockey arena to see that there is something drastically wrong with the way kids eat today. When it comes to food, the expectations set for kids are very different from those many adults set for themselves.