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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.

Has Your Child’s Bed-wetting Gone on for Too Long?

January 20th, 2015 | By: Dr. Jeremy Friedman
Learn why children wet the bed and at what age parents should be concerned.
Has Your Child’s Bed-wetting Gone on for Too Long?

Bed-wetting, also known as enuresis, happens in about 40 percent of three-year-olds and 20 percent of five-year-olds. It is more likely to happen in boys and tends to run in families. If you were a bed-wetter, your child has a 45 percent chance of following in your wet footsteps. If both parents were bed-wetters the chance goes up to 77 percent!

Is Your Baby Gaining Enough Weight?

January 12th, 2015 | By: Dr. JJ Levenstein
How to tell if your baby is gaining enough weight and what to do if you're worried your baby is eating too much, or eating too little.
Is Your Baby Gaining Enough Weight?

Babies come in all shapes and sizes, but parents often worry that their infants aren’t gaining enough weight. Here’s how to tell whether your baby is eating enough–and what to do if you’re worried about her weight gain.

Turn the Terrible Twos into Something Terrific

January 8th, 2015 | By: Joanne Baum
Eight tips for maintaining your sanity with a toddler
Turn the Terrible Twos into Something Terrific

You're no longer operating in a totally sleep-deprived state and rarely have spit up on your clothes, but now your child is beginning to voice her concerns, needs and wants with actual words–and sometimes more forcefully than others. Occasionally, you find yourself wishing she came equipped with a "pause" button.
    Not to worry–all parents find themselves in the same position: loving most of it and wondering, at times, what they've gotten themselves into. Here are eight tips to help see you through those tricky days of toddlerdom:

Baby Finger Food Recipes

January 8th, 2015 | By: Cheryl Tallman and Joan Ahlers
Try these finger food tips and recipes as you teach your baby to feed himself
Baby Finger Food Recipes

Self-feeding is an exciting developmental milestone for both mom and baby, but serving the wrong size or texture of food can put your little one at risk of choking. A few simple tips can help you take the fear out of introducing finger foods.

Baby Tantrum Tamers

January 8th, 2015 | By: Elizabeth Pantley
Baby tantrums are different from those of older siblings. Here's why they happen and how to deal.
Baby Tantrum Tamers

Your baby's first tantrum can come as a shock, but don't take it personally. Baby tantrums are normal and, once you recognize the triggers, you can prevent the screaming from starting in the first place.