First-Time Parents (with 0-6 Month-Old Baby) Community

WELCOME TO THE FIRST-TIME PARENT’S COMMUNITY: This is a support community for parents of children aged 0 to 6 months. Discussions in this community are related to the medical, financial and social challenges new parents face including development, sleep issues, babysitters, crying, teething, diapering, breastfeeding, bottle feeding, selecting a pediatrician, when to call the doctor, and all other new parent concerns.
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Hi there, My 6 months old is not reaching out for anything. He does hold things if we put it on his hand but does not reach out himself...
My baby is 2 months now. He had trouble latching so I couldn't breastfeed him till today. He got used to bottle so now he gets grumpy whe...
A yeast caused diaper rash is not painful. The characteristic bright red area of skin in the groin and around the anus, including the int...
The infection starts with a cold, cough, and low-grade temperature lasting two to three days. Then the typical barking cough (sounds like...
...at was the problem and how was it treated? - When to Seek Medical Care Any fever, a rectal temperature of 100.4° F or higher in a n...
My 3 month old was invited to his 1 year old cousins birthday party (with us of course) but I am nervous about going because last weekend...
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