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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.

Trouble Toilet Training?

December 9th, 2014 | By: Elizabeth Pantley
What to do when your child won’t poop on the potty.
Trouble Toilet Training?

One of the most common and frustrating toilet training roadblocks is when a child willingly pees on the potty but demands a diaper, or uses his pants, for bowel movements. Some children will actually hold their bowel movements and create severe constipation, which further complicates the issue.

Does your child need to nap?

December 9th, 2014 | By: Elizabeth Pantley
Some children are reluctant to go down for nap time but all babies need a break. Here's a look at how long your child should be sleeping and some ways to make it happen.
Does your child need to nap?

Naps are important for your child's health and development. A nap refreshes a child so she can maintain her energy for the rest of the day. Studies show that children who nap are more adaptable, have longer attention spans and are less fussy than those who don't nap. Here's how to help your child get the rest she needs:

Healthy, Allergy-Free Birthday Cakes

December 9th, 2014 | By: Cheryl Tallman and Joan Ahlers
These quick and easy cake recipes are ideal for baby's first birthday
Healthy, Allergy-Free Birthday Cakes

Just because it's a celebration doesn't mean you can't sneak in some nutritional value. Here's how to make your child's next birthday cake nutritious, delicious and allergy-free:

When to Switch to a Toddler Bed

December 9th, 2014 | By: Elizabeth Pantley
How to move to a big kid bed without losing any sleep
When to Switch to a Toddler Bed

Moving your baby from a crib to big kid bed can be an exciting time for your child. Whether you decide to move your child to a toddler bed, or skip that stage and go right to a big bed the steps are the same. Here's how to ease the stress of moving your toddler to a bed and make sure everyone gets a good night's sleep.

Outdoor Activities for Baby

December 9th, 2014 | By: Kari Svenneby
Why introducing your baby to nature is essential for development–and how to get started.
Outdoor Activities for Baby

Getting outside with your baby is a mood enhancer for both mom and baby. The outdoors are also a great way to stimulate your baby and boost her brain power. Now sure where to start? Here are five ways to introduce your baby to the great outdoors.