First Baby of 2015? It's a Secret in Many PlacesBye, bye Baby New Year. The crowning of the year's first baby is being kept secret in many communities as hospitals say safety concerns trump tradition.
Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should KnowParents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.
Study Shows Treatment In Infants Reduces Symptoms Of AutismThere is new hope in the fight against autism and it starts before a child is even diagnosed.
Doctors to Parents: Start Reading to Kids Early The nation's largest pediatricians' group says parents should read aloud to their children every day starting in infancy.
Study: Infant Care Costs More Than Public College in DC, Md. and Va.While the national discussion about increasingly unaffordable college tuition continues, child care for infants actually costs more per year than higher education, according to a recent report.
More Babies Share Parents' Beds Despite SIDS Risks The government's latest infant bed-sharing numbers show a troubling trend: the percentage of U.S. babies sleeping with parents or another child more than doubled since the early 1990s, despite public health messages linking the practice with sudden infant death syndrome.
Best Baby Clothing Stores In D.C.Building a wardrobe for a baby or young child does not have to be costly. Purchase durable and well-made clothes, and they will get you through to the next growth spurt. As for the styling and fashion aspect, leave that to the experts. All of the clothing stores listed below have a friendly staff, reliable designers and top-notch garments.
Washington, D.C.'s Best Stuff for Infants & ToddlersThe same city where politicians conduct serious business can also be also be serious fun for parents and their wee ones.