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Co-Sleeping, Bed-Sharing and Room-Sharing. What’s the Safest?

Is co-sleeping safe? What about bed-sharing or room-sharing? Learn about safe sleep for babies and find answers to common questions from our pediatric sleep experts.

Baby Formula Shortage: Advice from the Experts

The experts at Children’s Hospital Colorado answer questions about the baby formula shortage.

Anterior and Posterior Fontanelle Closures

Learn about anterior and posterior fontanelle closures, bulging and sunken fontanelles, and special considerations for premature babies from our experts.

Preventing Choking in Babies

Read this guide to help keep your baby safe from choking hazards.

Recognizing Childhood Illness and When to Seek Care for Babies

It’s important to know when your baby has a cold and when it may be more serious. Learn how to recognize illness in babies and when to seek care.

Safe Sleep for Babies with Medical Conditions

Learn about the extra sleep precautions parents need to take if their baby was born prematurely or has an ongoing condition that requires medical equipment.

Baby Poop Guide

Learn more about what the color, consistency and frequency of your baby’s poop says about their health.

All About Child Food Allergies

Learn more about how to introduce new foods to babies and the best ways to recognize allergic reactions.

10 Common Baby Questions Answered

From sleep to poop to crying, we know new babies. Get answers to common questions from our pediatric experts.

The Problem with HiPP, Holle and other European Baby Formulas

European baby formulas like HiPP and Holle are becoming increasingly popular in the U.S. The problem is that they’re not FDA-regulated - and that puts babies at risk.

Introducing a New Baby to Pets and Siblings

When a new baby is on the way, gradually preparing for the change can help avoid any unintended tension between pets, siblings and the new baby.

Choosing Child Care: A Guide to Your Baby’s Nine-to-Five

Finding the right child care center can be daunting for new parents. Luckily, there are a lot of ways to get info on potential child care options. The key is knowing what to ask.

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