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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.

Is Your Baby Choking or Gagging?

June 22nd, 2016 | By: Baby Self-Feeding
Teaching your baby to eat solid foods can be a scary experience. Here’s how to tell the difference between choking and gagging so you can ensure your baby is safe.
Is Your Baby Choking or Gagging?

Before you start self-feeding it’s important to know that choking and gagging are two different experiences. 

Veggie Frittata

May 31st, 2016 | By: Nancy Ripton
Find out why frittatas are a perfect early food for your kids, and try this healthy veggie frittata recipe that's perfect for your entire family.
Veggie Frittata

Frittatas are a perfect consistency for kids to handle and they’re packed with protein, healthy fats, and nutrients. For younger kids, chop the veggies into smaller pieces. Don’t feel married to the veggies mentioned here. Feel free to experiment with what you have on hand.

When to Start Sleep Training

April 10th, 2016 | By: Nancy Ripton
Find out when to start sleep training and how best to sleep train your baby
When to Start Sleep Training

The first month of life is exhausting for parents, says Dr. Cathryn Tobin, author of the Lull-A-Baby Sleep Plan. Your baby can’t tell the difference between day and night and needs to be fed every two to four hours. When it comes to sleep, it’s survival mode. But once you’re through that initial rough patch, it is possible to teach her to sleep through the night. Here’s how.

Helping Your Toddler Make Friends

April 10th, 2016 | By: Sydney Loney
How to teach your toddler to forge healthy first friendships
Helping Your Toddler Make Friends

Studies show that children with friends have a greater sense of well-being, higher self-esteem and fewer social problems than children without friends. Here’s how to help your child find healthy, fulfilling friendships.

Seeing in Distorted Color

April 3rd, 2016 | By: Nancy Ripton
The rates for color blindness are as high as one in 20. Here's how determine if your child is color blind, and what the implications may be.
Seeing in Distorted Color

By age four my son Bode could count to 20, recite the alphabet and read a short book, but he still couldn’t tell which square was purple in the game Candy Land. If your child knows their ABCs, but can’t detect red, green and blue there is a chance he could be color blind. Most kids will know basic colors by about age four.