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