Caring for Your Baby
New babies need to breastfeed frequently – 8 or more times a day and very often during the night. They also need lots of sleep in a safe sleeping environment. Caring for your baby is a full‑time job. Use this section of the website to help you learn to care for your new baby’s needs.
Learning to breastfeed can take time, commitment, and concentration. Explore how to begin breastfeeding, how to tell if your baby is getting enough milk, how to care for your breasts, and how to get help with breastfeeding if you need it.
Caring for your baby is a big job. Learn about safe sleep, diapering, bathing, skin care, and infant crying.
Find out about home safety, safe baby equipment, car seats, and sun safety.
There are important things you can do to help keep your baby as healthy as possible. Learn about immunizations, fevers, and hearing, vision and dental care.