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Sleeping Safety Tips For Baby

Sleeping Safety Tips For Baby

A sleeping baby is one of the sweetest, dearest sights a parent has of their child. But there are safety concerns for a sleeping baby and all parents should be aware of them. Don’t position your baby crib or bed anywhere near windows, electrical appliances and heaters. Watch out for curtain cords and other rope-like […]

Raine Study Says Breastfeeding Might Help Grow Smart Kids

Raine Study Says Breastfeeding Might Help Grow Smart Kids

Moms who breastfeed their children for more than six months might help boost a child’s IQ, according to a study by the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research. The groundbreaking Raine Study reached this conclusion after tracking the growth of over 2,500 children from West Australia for a period of 16 years. It’s the only […]

Tips For Choosing A Safe Walker For Your Baby

Tips For Choosing A Safe Walker For Your Baby

A walker for your baby is considered to be a staple when it comes to baby gear. There are many types and styles on the market and finding one that will safely transport your baby around the house is vital. Here are some tips that might make your decision an easier one. Types of Baby […]

Why Does My Newborn Baby's Skin Look Funny? - Part 3

Why Does My Newborn Baby’s Skin Look Funny? – Part 3

In our continuing series on normal variation in newborn appearance, we will next look at your baby’s skin. Newborn skin is often covered with a thick, white substance that looks a lot like cream cheese. This is usually most noticeable in skin creases, such as around the baby’s neck, under her arms, where her legs […]

Common Problems Of Childhood

Common Problems Of Childhood

No matter how well you care for your baby there will be medical problems that will arise through no fault of your own. Knowing what to expect and how to care for any of these problems will assuage your worry and fear. Colic Colic is not really a condition; it is merely the word that […]

When Do Babies Begin Teething?

When Do Babies Begin Teething?

Your baby’s first year will be filled with a myriad of milestones and teething is one of them. Many new parents don’t know when to expect the first teeth and don’t know what to do when their happy, gurgling baby turns into a screaming monster. Most babies begin cutting the first of their teeth between […]

Companies Pushing Sugar/Fat Laced Foods For Babies

Companies Pushing Sugar/Fat Laced Foods For Babies

Hidden sugar in food is nothing new but a large food company has hit a new low by including more sugar in their brand of baby food than is contained in a calorie rich chocolate biscuit. Manufacturers of baby foods like Cow & Gate and Heinz of long been seen as reliable companies after decades […]

Why Does My Newborn Baby's Face Look Funny? - Part 2

Why Does My Newborn Baby’s Face Look Funny? – Part 2

In our continuing series on normal variation in newborn appearance, we will next look at your baby’s adorable little face. It is common for there to be some swelling around your baby’s eyes. This will often look worse than it is, and is accentuated by the ointment placed in your baby’s eyes shortly after birth. […]