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Preparing For Your Newborn

Preparing For Your Newborn

If you are expecting a baby, chances are you have done a lot of preparing for baby’s arrival. You’ve chosen clothing, prepared the nursery, chosen a name, etc. But what have you done to prepare yourself for baby’s arrival? Hopefully you have already taken a childbirth process preparation class and pre-registered at the hospital or […]

Bedtime Rituals To Get Your Toddler Soundly Asleep

Bedtime Rituals To Get Your Toddler Soundly Asleep

Once your little one hits the toddler years, it is important that they have a regular bedtime. It helps them to have enough energy for their day, their behavior is improved and mom and dad can even enjoy a little alone time after Junior has bedded down for the night. What Type of Rituals? When […]

Why Does My Newborn Baby's Head Look Funny? - Part 1

Why Does My Newborn Baby’s Head Look Funny? – Part 1

After waiting nine months to hold your precious baby in your arms, you may be surprised. Your baby, while beautiful, may look nothing like the infants you have seen in those magazines and childbirth books you’ve been pouring over for the past several months. Most of the pictures you see of “newborns” are actually babies […]

Babies Can Learn Far More Than We Thought They Could

Babies Can Learn Far More Than We Thought They Could

New research has discovered that a baby’s brain is capable of much more than has very previously been imagined. By using up to date methods and modern equipment scientists now know that large amounts of data can be learnt in a comparatively short space of time. Famously Rene Descartes deemed that newborns had no brain […]

A Buyers Guide To Baby Bedding

A Buyers Guide To Baby Bedding

Newborns and babies spend most of their time sleeping and this is often done in their bassinette or crib. It is important that the baby beddings you choose be not only comfortable but easy to care for and safe for baby. Soft, Cotton Sheets The best material to use when choosing your baby’s bedding is […]

90s Study Shows Increased Baby Intelligence Problems 10 Years On

90s Study Shows Increased Baby Intelligence Problems 10 Years On

Problems during childbirth and complications affecting a pregnancy can lead to damage, connected to the brain, once these babies become children. [Pregnancy Complications] A study, carried out in the nineties by the Southmead Hospital in Bristol showed, over a fifty percent likelihood of a lower IQ in children resuscitated after birth, although at the time […]

Choosing Essential Oils For Your Baby

Choosing Essential Oils For Your Baby

Want to use pure essential oils to soften your baby’s skin? They must be treated with proper care at all times, as most oils have contra-indications. While some oils cannot be used during pregnancy or for babies, there are some that are safe and good to use. Oils that can be used based on your […]

Stop Smoking Now To Avoid SIDS

Stop Smoking Now To Avoid SIDS

SIDS, or sudden infant death syndrome, may be linked to smoking in mothers, according to a recent Australian study. It is believed that infants who die from SIDS do so because they stop breathing and lack the ability to rouse themselves to start breathing again. This is similar to what happens with adults who have […]