Medical News Today: How to soothe a baby crying in their sleep

Most babies cry in their sleep at some point. In this article, we look at the reasons why they cry in their sleep, how to soothe the baby, and what the normal sleep patterns are for babies.

Medical News Today: Is this rash baby acne or eczema?

Baby acne and eczema are two skin conditions that commonly affect young babies. In this article, we look at their similarities and how to tell them apart. We also cover treatment options and when to see a doctor.

Medical News Today: How to identify baby acne vs. a rash

Baby acne can look similar to other types of rash, such as those of an allergic reaction, erythema toxicum, or eczema. In this article, we look at the symptoms of common rashes, how to tell the difference, and treatments.

Medical News Today: Sunken fontanel: Everything you need to know

Babies are born with fontanels to allow the skull to be flexible enough to pass through the birth canal. Sometimes, these fontanels may appear sunken and require medical treatment.

Medical News Today: Is melatonin safe for children?

Melatonin supplements are a popular treatment for children with sleeping problems. Although some research suggests that melatonin may be safe and effective for children, there are no clear guidelines on a suitable dosage. Learn more here.

Medical News Today: What is FPIES and how does it affect babies?

Food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome (FPIES) is a type of allergy that affects babies and young children. Symptoms occur after eating certain trigger foods and include recurring severe diarrhea and vomiting. Learn more here.

Medical News Today: What are the risks and benefits of pox parties?

Chickenpox is a common childhood illness that results from a viral infection. Although a vaccine is available, some people prefer for their child to attend a chickenpox party to build up immunity to the virus in a natural way. Learn more here.

Medical News Today: What to know about baby acne

Baby acne, or neonatal acne, affects around 20 percent of newborns. It usually clears up without treatment. Learn about the causes, symptoms, and similar conditions here.

Medical News Today: Is a bleeding belly button normal in newborns?

It is not unusual for a newborn’s belly button to bleed. This can occur due to the cord separating from the body or irritation from clothing. Learn more about why bleeding may occur and when it is a sign of something more serious.

Medical News Today: Surgeons carry out spine surgery in the womb

Scientists can repair a potentially disabling spine defect, spina bifida, in the womb. This procedure is becoming more widely available little by little.