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Babies like it when you imitate them

A baby smiles and laughs. You smile and laugh right back. The baby pounds his tiny, curled-up fist on the table. You mirror his action, lightly pounding yours back. This imitation game comes naturally. It’s a simple way for parents…

Itty-bitty NICU babies dress up for Halloween

The babies in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Saint Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri, will spend Halloween there instead of dressing up and heading around the neighborhood with family and friends. But that doesn’t mean the holiday…

5 recipes for homemade baby food (and why you should make your own)

I love making homemade baby food, and I’ve never understood why more families don’t do it. It saves you money. In many ways it’s so much easier than any other kind of cooking, and you maintain control over the ingredients….

10 ways babies are really weird

Sure, all babies are cute, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t also extremely weird. Babies are eating, sleeping and pooping machines that double their weight in their first few months of life. And they pack a whole lot of oddness…

What is a doula?

Pregnancy and birth can be daunting. There’s so much to learn and so much to remember as you make it through nine months and beyond. Sure, you have a doctor checking in on a regular basis and likely have a…

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