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How To Burp Your Baby?

How To Burp Your Baby?

After you feed your baby, he will need to be burped. This is because babies often swallow air while they are feeding. [Baby Feeding] Generally, babies who are fed from bottles swallow more air than babies who are breastfed. Breastfed babies still need to be burped, however. You should try to burp your baby after […]

Experimental Treatment Stops Brain Damage In Newborns

Experimental Treatment Stops Brain Damage In Newborns

According to researchers at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, suppressing an enzyme in the brains of newborns suffering from deprivation of oxygen and blood flow halts a type of brain damage that is the leading cause of cerebral palsy, mental retardation and death. The scientists show blocking the brain enzyme, tissue-type plasminogen activator (tPA), prevents […]

Making The Transition To Baby Food

Making The Transition To Baby Food

When it comes to transitioning your baby from an all liquid diet to eating baby food, you may have a number of questions. While your baby’s pediatrician should be your final authority on these matters, here is some general information that can help you know when your baby is ready to start solid foods. Most […]

Facts About Infants And Sleep You Should Know

Facts About Infants And Sleep You Should Know

Anyone who has had a baby knows that the phrase “sleeping like a baby” really means anything but quiet, contented sleep. Babies toss and turn, they wake up frequently—in fact, it seems like they do anything but sleep peacefully. One thing you should know is that infants have shorter sleep cycles than adults. When an […]

Risk Of HIV Virus In Infants With Prechewed Infant Food

Risk Of HIV Virus In Infants With Prechewed Infant Food

According to recent report, researchers say that they have convincing evidence that prechewed food of hiv infected caregivers given to infants are infected with AIDS virus. They conducted a study on three infants, in which the mothers of two children were known to be infected with HIV, but the mothers had not breastfed their babies […]

When Three Becomes Four: Helping Your Older Child Adapt To Having A Younger Sibling

When Three Becomes Four: Helping Your Older Child Adapt To Having A Younger Sibling

If your new baby has an older brother or sister, you may be wondering how the two will get along. Traditional wisdom says the two will have their fair share of sibling rivalry. There are steps you can take, however, to help the two new siblings develop a strong, nurturing bond. One of the most […]

HIV Drugs Effective To Protect Breast Fed Babies From HIV Transmission

HIV Drugs Effective To Protect Breast Fed Babies From HIV Transmission

A new international study has found that HIV drugs are effective in preventing HIV transmission from breastfeeding mother to child. According to the study, giving a daily dose of antiretroviral medicines to breast fed infants or mothers administering highly active HIV drugs can significantly help in lowering the risk of HIV infection in newborn babies. […]

Newborn Babies "Really Understand Dogs"

Newborn Babies “Really Understand Dogs”

Though it may seem unbelievable that babies as young as 6 months old can understand dogs, a new research found that despite little or no previous exposure to dogs, babies have a handle on the meaning of different dog barks. According to researchers at Brigham Young University, newborn babies as young as 6 months old […]