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Your child's health and safety is our top priority. Please search our resource library for information on health, nutrition, fitness, injury prevention and other important topics.

Preparing for Parenthood

Choosing Safe Baby Products: Playpens

Playpens are popular because parents can put their baby in one knowing that their little one can't wander off. But they're no substitute for adult supervision.

Choosing Safe Baby Products: Strollers

Strollers come in a variety of sizes and styles. When you're searching for that perfect stroller that's light and portable, keep safety in mind.

Choosing Safe Baby Products: Toys

All toys you select for your baby or toddler should meet safety standards. These tips can help you find safe toys for your little one.

Cord Blood Banking

Should you bank your newborn's cord blood? This article can help you decide.

How to Bottle-Feed Your Baby (Video)

With a little preparation and practice, you can bottle-feed your baby. Learn how in this step-by-step video.

How to Breastfeed Your Baby (Video)

Breast milk is the healthiest choice for your baby. Learn how to breastfeed your baby in this step-by-step video.

How to Pump & Store Breast Milk (Video)

Knowing how to pump and store breast milk is an important part of feeding your baby. Learn how in this step-by-step video.

Newborn Screening Tests

Newborn screening tests look for health conditions that aren't apparent at birth. Find out which tests are done.

Parenting Multiples

Parents of twins (or more!) can feel as if they've left the hospital and arrived home on a different planet. Here's how to cope.

Postpartum Depression

It's important for new mothers – and those who love them – to understand the symptoms of postpartum depression and reach out to family, friends, and medical professionals for help.