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How do I bathe my baby? How often?

Why won’t my baby latch on?

Is this much crying normal?

Should babies sleep on their stomachs or on their backs?

If you’re like most new parents, you have no shortage of questions on how to care for your baby. From feeding and nutrition to successful bedtime routines and solving sleep issues, The About.com Guide to Baby Care has the information and advice necessary to make sure baby (and Mom and Dad!) are as happy and healthy as possible. Certified postpartum educator and lactation counselor, and trusted expert to millions of About.com visitors, Robin Elise Weiss is your guide to all the thrills and challenges of parenting for the first time.

This comprehensive guide features reassuring advice on:

  • Bringing baby home from the hospital
  • Solving common breastfeeding issues
  • Getting sleep for baby and mom
  • Monitoring your baby’s health and preventing illness
  • Bathing basics from cord care to finding great products

The About.com Guide to Baby Care also includes a month-by-month developmental milestone appendix to walk you through baby’s first year of physical, mental, and emotional development.

Every step of the way, The About.com Guide to Baby Care will be by your side to inform, assure, and help you enjoy parenthood to the fullest!