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Buying Breast Milk? What Is That All About?

Buying Breast Milk? What Is That All About?

We are well aware of breast milk being best for a child and even mothers who are unable to provide their own milk for their baby (because of an adoption or because the milk did not come in or because of an infection etc), still want to give their babies this benefit. For this reason, […]

Tips To Manage New Born Twins

Tips To Manage New Born Twins

Chances are expectant parents of twins feel elated, expectant and overjoyed at the thought of the stork dropping by two (or more) instead of one bundle of joy. Upon arrival of the twins, however, ‘overjoyed’ may swiftly be replaced with ‘overwhelmed’, as the parent(s) discover just how much of time consuming work a couple of […]

When Will You Need A Breast Pump?

When Will You Need A Breast Pump?

Though many women find that a breast pump is a very useful device, it is not really necessary for everyone particularly for stay at home mothers. The circumstances in which you will find it very useful are: When a child is born prematurely, he or she may be too weak to be able to latch […]

What Is Conscious Parenting?

What Is Conscious Parenting?

As a new parent, you probably are concerned about making the best possible parenting choices for your child and are eager to make the right start and continue in that direction. And to this end, many parents would be considering different styles of parenting to see what is right for them and their child. The […]

Tips To Breastfeed With Inverted Nipples

Tips To Breastfeed With Inverted Nipples

One of the reasons that women may want to correct inverted nipples is that they desire to breastfeed their infants and are afraid that having inverted nipples will prevent them from successfully breastfeeding their babies. The good news however is that even with inverted nipples, or flat or retracted nipples, most women can in fact […]

Eyesight Development Milestones

Eyesight Development Milestones

Most right thinking parents look for nothing more in their new born other than that the baby is healthy and normal in every way; that the baby develops in the way and at the speed that is generally considered usual. So it is likely that most new parents are watching eagerly to see that their […]

Can Breastfeeding Make Babies Smarter?

Can Breastfeeding Make Babies Smarter?

Most of us know the many benefits of breastfeeding our babies; it is best for the baby’s digestion, immunity, etc, it is also good for the mother and it also has the obvious advantages of great convenience and affordability since it is free! What is less well known, however is that breastfeeding could also have […]

Is Your Baby Constipated? What To Do?

Is Your Baby Constipated? What To Do?

One of our earlier posts about stool disorders in an infant attracted a rather anguished comment from a parent whose child would have a bowel movement only once in seven days. Apparently the child was having painful bowel movements and required regular medical treatment for his situation. The point of this being that the bowel […]