RSSArchive for October, 2009

What Is Shaken Baby Syndrome And What Is Not?

What Is Shaken Baby Syndrome And What Is Not?

We have spoken before about what is Shaken Baby Syndrome however there is some controversy about what exactly constitutes shaken baby syndrome. While it is true that vigorous or violent shaking of a baby can actually result in injury, should there be no bouncing of the baby at all and is all tossing of the […]

Ensuring Your Baby's Skin In The Winter Season Stays Healthy

Ensuring Your Baby’s Skin In The Winter Season Stays Healthy

Winter can be a very harsh time for an adult’s skin but for babies it can be extra harsh. Your baby’s skin is very sensitive and you will need to take extra care for your baby if you live in a cold environment. Winter time weather could cause irritation and your baby’s skin to dry […]

What Are Hiccups All About?

What Are Hiccups All About?

As a new parent you are probably familiar with the scenario of your brand new little baby hiccupping: great big hiccups that seem shake the tiny frame, convincing you that something must be horribly wrong! You know you’ve done everything right in feeding and burping the little one and then the tiny bundle goes and […]

Toddlers Who Use Dummies '3 Times More Likely To Suffer From Speech Impediments'

Toddlers Who Use Dummies ’3 Times More Likely To Suffer From Speech Impediments’

New research suggests that toddlers who use dummies are three times more at risk of speech problems. Scientists have found toddlers who have used a pacifier for at least three years are more likely to have difficulties talking than children who don’t use them. The study also found that Toddlers who suck their thumbs are […]

Educational Toys That Help Your Baby's Mind Develop

Educational Toys That Help Your Baby’s Mind Develop

Your baby will surely get a head start if you enlighten their lives with toys that will help to stimulate their learning. Purchasing baby toys that teach your baby something will help them to develop their minds. You will want to make sure and obtain the toys that are right for your baby. It is […]

Meconium: What You Should Know

Meconium: What You Should Know

Meconium is the first stool (or first few stools) that a baby passes, which is the waste matter composed of the items that the baby ingested during the time spent in the womb. It is blackish or greenish and different in nature from regular infant stool. In about 5 to 20% of all births, the […]

More Than Half Of Sudden Infant Deaths Occur During Co-Sleeping

Most babies who died of sudden infant death syndrome were sleeping with their parents or another child at the time, according to a new study from England. According to the British Medical Journal report, many co-sleeping deaths occurred  in a hazardous environment, such as in a sofa or bed shared with an adult who recently […]

Why Babies Have Problems With Gassiness In Their Digestive System?

Why Babies Have Problems With Gassiness In Their Digestive System?

Gas in a baby’s digestive system varies depending upon the baby. It is a common occurrence. Some babies are bothered with this problem more than other babies. Your baby may become fussy if he or she is having trouble getting rid of this gas. When your baby starts to drink their formula or starts to […]