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The Baby Playbook is your comprehensive guide for baby's first year – created by pediatricians who know what parents need to raise happy, healthy babies.
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Knowing where to find reliable information while navigating conflicting advice from well-meaning friends and family members can be tricky. There's so much to learn, and it can feel overwhelming. You need a trusted source of information to guide them through this unique season of life.
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50+ easy-to-watch, baby-focused videos created by experts
Over 50 Parent Survival Guides written by Pediatricians covering the topics you want to know
Downloadable checklists, medicine kit must-haves, sleep schedules, registry ideas, and more
Recommendations on great baby products and services
A helpful list of resources for parental support and emergency preparedness

Introducing The Baby Playbook by ParentMD

The Baby Playbook is a comprehensive guide to navigating your baby's first year of life, and it provides everything you need to know about this special time. The Baby Playbook is compiled into easy, topical subjects with just the right amount of information.
50+ easy-to-watch, baby-focused videos created by experts
Over 50 Parent Survival Guides written by Pediatricians covering the topics you want to know
Downloadable checklists, medicine kit must-haves, sleep schedules, registry ideas, and more
Recommendations for the best baby products and services
A helpful list of resources for parental support and emergency preparedness

Reliable help that only comes from experience

There is so much to learn in your new role as a parent and at times it can feel overwhelming. Let our team of pediatricians (they're moms too!), infant sleep consultants, lactation counselor and feeding specialist help guide you through it with reliable information and practical tips.

Erica Bailen, MD, FAAP

Pediatrician and Mother

Jenny Segeleon, MD, FAAP

Pediatrician and Mother

Feel confident and prepared for the journey ahead

Get access to the knowledge and resources you need to make informed decisions about your baby's health and well-being. Gain the confidence to navigate common challenges with ease and have the peace of mind that comes with knowing you have a trusted source of information and support.
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What's Inside

We packed The Baby Playbook with everything you need to set yourself up for success from feeling their first kicks to taking their first steps. No matter if you are planning your baby registry, preparing your home, introducing solids or going on vacation - we've got the basics covered for you. Our team of experts share their knowledge, experience and passion to help families like yours thrive.

50+ easy-to-watch baby-focused videos

Prenatal & Preparing for Baby
1. How to Find a Pediatrician

2. Baby Proofing the Home

3. At-Home Medicine Kit

4. What to Pack for the Hospital and Preparing to Go Home

5. Choices to Make Prior to Baby’s Arrival

6. Baby Registry Favorites
In the Hospital
7. Normal Newborn Findings

8. Newborn Health Screens

9. Checklist to Discharge from the Hospital Nursery

10. Feeding and Diapers in the Hospital

11. Jaundice
Feeding
12. Why Breastfeed

13. Getting Ready to Breastfeed

14. What Happens Around Delivery

15. Your First Days at Home

16. Birth to 4 Months

17. After 4 Months

18. Bottle Basics – before birth and at the hospital

19. Bottle Selection

20. Bottle Feeding in Combination with Breastfeeding

21. Bottle Refusal: What to do if my breastfed baby won’t take a bottle?

22. Reflux and Spit Up

23. Troubleshooting: How do you know if you should see a feeding specialist?

24. Starting Solids: Part 1

25. Starting Solids: Part 2
Diapers
26. Wet and Dirty Diapers

27. How to Change a Diaper and Applying Creams
Sleep
28. Safe Sleep

29. Ideal Sleep Environment

30. Day + Night Confusion

31. Routines

32. Using the 5 S’s

33. Newborn Sleep Expectations

34. How to Swaddle
Basic Care + Milestones
35. Fussiness

36. What to Expect After Vaccines

37. Flat Head and Tummy Time

38. Giving the Baby a Bath

39. Circumcision and Umbilical Cord Care

40. Basic Care of Ears and Teeth

41. Car Seat

42. Thrush

43. How to Take a Temperature

44. Blocked Tear Ducts

45. Milestones 0-12 months

Over 50 Parent Survival Guides

Written guides to accompany the videos covering all the baby basics:
How to soothe crying and gassiness
The down & dirty of baby poop
Runny noses, fever, & starting daycare
Babyproofing & safe sleep
Developmental milestones & vaccines
Basics of circumcisions, umbilical cords, nails, diaper rashes & teeth
...and so much more!

Downloadable Guides, Checklists & Schedules

Downloadable information and printable guides to help keep you organized including:
First Year Appointments
Emergency Information
Babysitter's Guide
Safe Sleep Recommendations
Breastmilk and Formula Storage Guidelines
Baby Registry Checklist
Hospital Bag Checklist
...and more!

What's Inside

We packed The Baby Playbook with everything you need to set yourself up for success from feeling their first kicks to taking their first steps. No matter if you are planning your baby registry, preparing your home, introducing solids or going on vacation - we've got the basics covered for you. Our team of experts share their knowledge, experience and passion to help families like yours thrive.

50+ easy-to-watch baby-focused videos

Prenatal & Preparing for Baby
1. How to Find a Pediatrician

2. Baby Proofing the Home

3. At-Home Medicine Kit

4. What to Pack for the Hospital and Preparing to Go Home

5. Choices to Make Prior to Baby’s Arrival

6. Baby Registry Favorites
In the Hospital
7. Normal Newborn Findings

8. Newborn Health Screens

9. Checklist to Discharge from the Hospital Nursery

10. Feeding and Diapers in the Hospital

11. Jaundice
Feeding
12. Why Breastfeed

13. Getting Ready to Breastfeed

14. What Happens Around Delivery

15. Your First Days at Home

16. Birth to 4 Months

17. After 4 Months

18. Bottle Basics – before birth and at the hospital

19. Bottle Selection

20. Bottle Feeding in Combination with Breastfeeding

21. Bottle Refusal: What to do if my breastfed baby won’t take a bottle?

22. Reflux and Spit Up

23. Troubleshooting: How do you know if you should see a feeding specialist?

24. Starting Solids: Part 1

25. Starting Solids: Part 2
Diapers
26. Wet and Dirty Diapers

27. How to Change a Diaper and Applying Creams
Sleep
28. Safe Sleep

29. Ideal Sleep Environment

30. Day + Night Confusion

31. Routines

32. Using the 5 S’s

33. Newborn Sleep Expectations

34. How to Swaddle
Basic Care + Milestones
35. Fussiness

36. What to Expect After Vaccines

37. Flat Head and Tummy Time

38. Giving the Baby a Bath

39. Circumcision and Umbilical Cord Care

40. Basic Care of Ears and Teeth

41. Car Seat

42. Thrush

43. How to Take a Temperature

44. Blocked Tear Ducts

45. Milestones 0-12 months

Over 50 Parent Survival Guides

Written guides to accompany the videos covering all the baby basics:
How to soothe crying and gassiness
The down & dirty of baby poop
Runny noses, fever, & starting daycare
Babyproofing & safe sleep
Developmental milestones & vaccines
Basics of circumcisions, umbilical cords, nails, diaper rashes & teeth
...and so much more!

Downloadable Guides, Checklists & Schedules

Downloadable information and printable guides to help keep you organized including:
First Year Appointments
Emergency Information
Babysitter's Guide
Safe Sleep Recommendations
Breastmilk and Formula Storage Guidelines
Baby Registry Checklist
Hospital Bag Checklist
...and more!

Get Unlimited Access to the Baby Playbook!

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50+ easy-to-watch, baby-focused videos created by experts
Over 50 Parent Survival Guides written by Pediatricians covering the topics you want to know
Downloadable checklists, medicine kit must-haves, sleep schedules, registry ideas, and more
A helpful list of resources for parental support and emergency preparedness
Recommendations on great baby products and services
PURCHASE OR GIFT NOW
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