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Breastfeeding and Alcohol Consumption – Can You Drink While Breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding and Alcohol Consumption – Can You Drink While Breastfeeding?

Most women know to try and keep off alcohol during pregnancy; that anything other than an occasional glass of wine should be avoided in the interests of the health of the unborn baby. However women are less sure about what to do after the baby arrives – whether it is safe to have a drink […]

Teething Relief

Teething Relief – Make your Child’s Teething Tolerable

Have you ever sat up in the night, holding your incessantly crying baby and wishing you knew what to do, how to make your  darling feel better, and, more than anything else, that you can catch just a few winks of sleep? Of course you have! And the good news is you are not alone. […]

Toilet Training – When Should You Start?

There are a lot of cultural factors and even pressures that dictate when toilet training or potty training should initiate and by what age of a child it should complete. For instance, in Africa, a child would be expected to be potty trained by about 12 months of age. In the United States that age used to be about […]

Signs of Teething

Signs of Teething – The Earliest Milestone for your Child

A wise old saying says that teething is the first phase of a baby’s life that makes a new parent sit back and think, “Okay, I thought I knew what I was doing, but God I was wrong!” Understandable, since teething is one of the more frustrating aspects of child rearing. This is a phase […]

Newborn First Outing

First Outing? When Is the First Outing Appropriate for Your Newborn?

Firstly, it may interest some of our readers to know that Pink has delivered a baby girl not too long ago and that the little one has been named Willow Sage. This may be interesting celeb gossip for some and a good suggestion for new born name for others, but the reason that the singer […]

Breastfeeding Advice

Breastfeeding Advice to make your Experience Unforgettable

I have heard many new mothers say that breastfeeding has changed their life, that it has created an unbreakable bond between them and their child. Isn’t it a wonderful testimony to how resourceful nature is that women come equipped not only to give birth, but also to feed and nourish their child through their most […]

5 Biggest Pollutants in Your Baby’s Food

5 Biggest Pollutants in Your Baby’s Food

Conventional baby foods can be laden with toxins that can damage a small body. Here’s what you should look for in healthier alternatives.

Slow Parenting

Slow Parenting – What Is It?

Though we may not make a conscious decision to be one or other type of parent, we can find out about different parenting styles, and take pointers from them, to make a start on parenting that will be the best going forward with the new arrival. Among the many different styles of parenting is one […]