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Your Baby, Week 3

mom stares adoringly at her new daughterLet’s face it—newborns don’t arrive looking like the Gerber baby. But by now, his pointy head—elongated from a trip down the birth canal—is becoming rounder, his nose less flat, and he’s starting to fill out his wrinkled skin.

It’s normal for a baby to lose up to about 10 percent of his birth weight in the first two to three days after birth. However, your baby should have bounced back to his birth weight last week.

While all babies grow at a different rate, after the first two weeks, your newborn should gain about 1 ounce each day.

Is your baby colicky?

As many as 1 in 20 babies has colic sometime in early infancy. What is it - and how do you cope?

All about diapers

Let's face it - diapers are going to be a part of your life for the next few years. And, you've no doubt changed a few already. Learn some tricks and tips about diapering from us!

Bond with your baby - like a kangaroo

Learn about the advantages to you and baby from this popular practice. Do you kangaroo?