In this article, learn about average baby weight by month. Male babies tend to be slightly heavier than female babies, and growth usually slows down after about 6 months.
Infant botulism is an illness that can occur when a baby ingests the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. It causes a range of symptoms and can be fatal without treatment. Learn more here.
Congestion is common in babies, often affecting the nose or chest. It is usually harmless but can be uncomfortable. In this article, we look at the causes of and treatments for baby congestion.
Babies often experience dry skin on their face. Their skin is more sensitive than adult skin and has not yet adapted to the environment outside the womb. In this article, we look at the possible causes of dry skin on a baby's face and possible home remedies and treatments.
Tamiflu is a prescription drug that doctors sometimes use to treat the influenza, or flu, virus. In this article, learn about the possible side effects and risks in children.
Babies follow a predictable growth curve in their first year of life. In this article, we provide a month-by-month growth chart to help people track the continued growth of their baby. We also discuss what it means when a baby is above or below average length.
Gas is a natural part of a baby's daily life, but it can be painful for them. In this article, we look at what makes a baby gassy and how to help relieve their gas pains.
Babies are more likely to get heat rash than adults. In this article, we look at why babies get heat rash, different types of rash, and how a caregiver can prevent heat rash in a baby.
Fever in a baby is a sign that their body is fighting off infection. In this article, we look at how to identify fever in a baby, common causes, and how to care for a baby with a fever.
Eye discharge or excessive eye watering in newborns often indicates a blocked tear duct. The blockage is usually harmless and tends to resolve on its own. However, if there is also redness, swelling, or tenderness in the eye area, this may signify an infection that requires prompt medical treatment. Learn more here.