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Stay Secured With Baby Safety Gates

Stay Secured With Baby Safety Gates

Parents should always consider the safety of their own babies even when they are just at home. There are a lot of cases where babies are left alone and accidents strike when they least expect it. Most of the time, these accidents occur, it is because of the lack of awareness of parents. This is […]

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Death Of Children In Hot Cars Can Be Prevented

It is both shocking and saddening that some 464 heat related child deaths could have been prevented in the past 12 years since such infant and child deaths have started to be tracked. As many as 19 children have died this year due to being in very hot cars and as many as 7 have […]

White Noise - What Is It And How Can White Noise Help Baby Sleep?

White Noise – What Is It And How Can White Noise Help Baby Sleep?

White noise is defined properly as a random signal (or process) with a flat power spectral density. If that does not make much sense to you; worry not. The definition or meaning of the term is immaterial; what is important is that many believe white noise to be beneficial for those sleep deprived, harried parents […]

What Foods Should You Avoid When Breastfeeding?

What Foods Should You Avoid When Breastfeeding?

There are two schools of thought here: some mothers will swear that they ate everything under the sun when breastfeeding and their babies suffered no adverse effects. In fact they claim that having a variety of foods when breastfeeding made the baby more amenable to a variety of solids and made the baby a non […]

Consumer Groups Target McDonalds ‘Happy Meals’

Consumer Groups Target McDonalds ‘Happy Meals’

It is a familiar story: toddlers and even older kids nagging the parents for a Happy Meal that contains the all important toy, and also, more significantly high levels of fat, sodium and sugar. As a marketing gambit, the free toy that has kids flocking to McDonald’s restaurants in their droves, may be sheer genius. […]

Choose The Right Babies Teething Toys

Choose The Right Babies Teething Toys

The babies teething phase varies from one baby to the other. There is no time set when this will begin; but doctors usually say that this follows hereditary patterns. If the mother or father teethed early or late, their baby may follow suit. Nonetheless, when the babies teething period comes on, you will notice that […]

“Breast Is Best” Slogan Is Outdated, Campaigners Say

“Breast Is Best” Slogan Is Outdated, Campaigners Say

We have all heard the slogan “Breast is Best” which is the one promoted by governments to encourage women to breast feed their babies, and for the many benefits that breast feeding brings for baby as well as mother. Now however it is being argued that the slogan “Breast is Best” may be counterproductive according […]

Vaginal Delivery Offers Better Bacterial Protection For Your Newborn

Vaginal Delivery Offers Better Bacterial Protection For Your Newborn

As compared with babies that are born via a Cesarean Section, those born naturally by vaginal delivery have better bacterial protection according to researchers. At a time when the percentages of babies born via C sections are increasing, this comes as a salutary finding. It is not only medical reasons, older mothers and issues like […]