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Baby 101: The Parenting Prerequisite > Baby Care

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What You'll Learn

Becoming a parent is filled with unknowns, but mastering the everyday Baby Care basics early on will give that extra “you’ve got this” feeling for those first few weeks of parenthood, and beyond. From simple tips for unexpectedly stressful tasks such as baby manis, to step-by-step bathing how-to’s, to those “in the know” holding tricks to calm a fussy baby, boost your confidence with this series of hands-on, to-the-point, lessons and quick-reference takeaways.

1

Diaper Changes: A Quick and Dirty Guide

A step-by-step demo for changing a diaper, plus some pro tips, so you can change diapers as quickly and mess-free as possible.

2

Baby Gas: How to Spot it and Fix it

Gas pain is extremely common for babies. Learn what causes this gas, how to spot it, and how to easily reduce the discomfort and fuss.

3

Bath Time: How to Make it Safe (and Enjoyable!)

We’ll show you how to safely bathe your newborn, and talk through the techniques you’ll need as they grow -- such as when to transition from sponge baths to tubs or sinks.

4

Holding, Carrying, and Wearing Your Baby

Few things in life feel better than holding your baby for the first time -- but it can be a little intimidating! Learn pro tips for calming holds, as well as the most safe and comfortable ways to carry (or wear!) your baby.

5

Baby Nail Care: A Step-by-Step Guide

Does the idea of trimming your baby's nails feel a little scary? Those sweet little fingers have pretty sharp little claws! Our Baby Care Expert will make you a mani/pedi pro.

6

Tummy Time: Making it Stimulating and Safe

We all want to give our babies the best start possible, and tummy time is an essential activity to help babies develop strong muscles, flexibility, and more. Learn the American Academy of Pediatrics’ guidance for how often, how long, and how to make it fun (and safe).