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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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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:

How To Know if your Newborn is Tired

February 21st, 2018 | By: Elizabeth Pantley
Not sure if it’s time for bed? Here’s how to read your newborn’s sleep signs.
How To Know if your Newborn is Tired

While your newborn is a unique person and will present you with an individualized language, there are many similarities among babies. The majority of newborns signal tiredness in similar ways. So let’s talk about some common signals to give you a guideline as you begin the process of learning to read your own baby’s language. Once you get through the first few weeks or months you won’t need a list of any kind – as you will learn how to read your baby better than anyone else in the whole entire world. In the meantime, knowing what things to look out for can speed the translation process.

Help Your Baby Wake Up Happier

February 11th, 2018 | By: Elizabeth Pantley
The key to having your newborn wake up with a smile is to make sure she doesn’t stay awake too long.
Help Your Baby Wake Up Happier

How do you help your newborn to be happier, sleep better, and be more peaceful? By paying attention to how long she stays awake and making sure she isn’t up too long.