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Colic, Crying And Keeping Your Sanity

Colic, Crying And Keeping Your Sanity

Lots of babies cry, cry and cry some more. There are new mothers that feel as if they are failures as a mom and are not doing something they should be doing. Calm yourself and remember some babies have colic. Infant Colic makes feeding time and other times difficult as your baby is experiencing discomfort […]

Is Sharing Your Bed With Your Baby A Cause Of SIDS?

Is Sharing Your Bed With Your Baby A Cause Of SIDS?

In certain cultures, for instance the Pacific Islanders and Maori, it is normal for babies to share the bed with their parents. However new research shows that over fifty percent of sudden infant deaths (SIDs) are when the baby is not sleeping in their own cot. Opinion is divided on how to address the issue […]

What's That Birthmark On My Newborn Baby? - Part 5

What’s That Birthmark On My Newborn Baby? – Part 5

In our continuing series on normal variation in newborn appearance, we will next look at birthmarks. 1. Angel kisses and stork bites: These are pink or red areas that are common birthmarks. They generally disappear sometime around your baby’s first birthday. They are generally found on the bridge of the nose, between the eyebrows, or […]

Make Your Baby The Freshest On The Block With Cool Baby Clothes

Make Your Baby The Freshest On The Block With Cool Baby Clothes

No matter how old you are and what type of personality you have, dressing your baby in some of the coolest clothes will make him the man to copy or the little Fashionista to follow. There is plenty of conventional clothing that will do fine for your new arrival but here are some suggestions to […]

Newborn Weight Gain And Childhood Obesity

Newborn Weight Gain And Childhood Obesity

A new study has contributed to the mounting evidence that how a baby puts on weight during infancy may be directly related to that child’s risk of becoming obese. When a baby gains weight quickly during the first six months of life, she is at greater risk of being obese by the time she is […]

Newborns At Greatest Risk From Swine Flu

Newborns At Greatest Risk From Swine Flu

Newborn babies and pregnant women face the biggest threat from any swine flu epidemic than all other groups, yet research seems to suggest that this fact is not being addressed by many major medical facilities. Richard Beigi who led the study which focused on a Council of Women’s and Infants’ Specialty Hospitals, 12 member, on-line […]

Food And Drink To Serve At Your Baby Shower

Food And Drink To Serve At Your Baby Shower

Of course the new mom and the presents she receives are the central theme of a baby shower, but for the guests an important aspect is the food. You will need beverages; a cake and you must decide what type of food to serve. You can serve a full sit down dinner, a buffet or […]

Why Do My Newborn Baby's Breasts Look Funny? - Part 4

Why Do My Newborn Baby’s Breasts Look Funny? – Part 4

In our continuing series on normal variation in newborn appearance, we will next look at your baby’s body. It is common for both male and female newborns to have enlarged breast tissue. You may notice a slight swelling of the breast, or a firm, disk-shaped area under the baby’s nipple. This is because of exposure […]