Much of yesterday’s baby wisdom has been proven to be outdated today. Some are even harmful. Get the scoop on which old-school parenting facts don’t hold true anymore. The arrival of your newborn ushers in celebration and a lot of best wishes from friends, family members and well-wishers. Along with all of this comes a […]
Once you’ve arrived home with your premature baby, feedings will be as challenging and time-consuming as they were in the hospital. You’ll need to experiment with different teats, bottles, nursing positions, and so on. As a general rule, premature babies need to be fed smaller amounts and more often than full-termers. They feed slowly and […]
The countdown is on – and baby’s just around the corner. Of course you’re eagerly awaiting the arrival of your little one. But are you just as eager for the arrival of labour and delivery? Could that be trepidation mixed in with that excited anticipation? Relax. It’s normal to be a little nervous about childbirth […]
Your baby won’t remember much, if anything, about the first three years of life, but according to researchers, have a huge impact on the quality of your child’s life – in some ways more than any of the others that follow. What makes those first three years – years filled primarily with eating, sleeping, crying […]
This problem is rare in breastfed babies (even if they move their bowels infrequently and their movements seems difficult to expel), because their moments are never hard. In a breastfed newborn, infrequent movements – no matter how soft – can be a sign that baby isn’t getting enough to eat. Constipation can, however, plague formula-fed […]
The decision to breastfeed a preterm baby is not always an easy one, even for women who planned on nursing at term. A major attraction of breastfeeding, close mother-child contact, is usually absent, at least at first. Instead, a cold impersonal pump stands in the way of an intimate experience, making nursing a mother-machine-child affair. […]
No medication, pharmaceutical or herbal remedy, or treatment approach is a sure cure for a baby’s crying, and some may actually worsen it. To complicate matters more, what may be soothing to one baby may step up squalling in another. But there are a number of strategies that may work at least some of the […]
In the search for the correct answer moms are turning to specialists. But as you know many people – many opinions. Therefore, we must, first of all, listen to the needs of the child, and then listen to what they say therapists and other medical professionals. Try to understand the issue.