baby eating

When to introduce Eggs and Nuts

In the beginning, babies “eat” only formula and/or breastmilk. At approximately four months, usually rice cereal is started. This is the blandest least irritating food. Some parents will introduce rice cereal in the bottle earlier to reduce nighttime feedings with mixed results. Eggs and nuts are among the foods with the most chance to cause […]

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Baby Walkers – Perfect for Supporting Your Baby’s First Steps and Beyond

For most babies, the path to walking begins with rolling over, then comes the crawl and later, cruising, which is a walk while being continuously supported by using a couch, crib, chair or other object for support. All this time, your baby is working on coordination, balance and motor skills – it takes a lot […]

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Breast feeding

Breastfeeding with Inverted Nipples

If you have flat or inverted nipples, you may be wondering about whether you can successfully breastfeed your baby. The good news is that in most cases, you can. But there will likely be some challenges with getting your baby to latch properly at first. Here are some things to consider when breastfeeding with inverted […]

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First-time breastfeeding mom

Helpful Tips for First-Time Breastfeeding Moms

The decision to breastfeed your baby brings amazing benefits to you both. First, it’s great nourishment for the baby that also provides an important boost to their developing immune system. Second, it’s a wonderful opportunity to bond with baby and share a unique closeness. Third, it’s not as easy as it might seem. Breastfeeding is […]

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baby swimming

4 Benefits of Baby Swimming

Drowning is the third largest cause of death in children under the age of 14. An average of 390 children drowns each year. In the US, swimming lessons for children generally starts around age 10 to 12. However, several studies of the benefits of teaching babies aged two to three months to swim shows an […]

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Why Every Mom Needs a Baby Bottle Warmer

When you’re registering for baby gifts or thinking about items you’ll need before baby arrives, don’t forget a baby bottle warmer. Unlike a wipe warmer, which for many seems like a luxury (although many moms swear by them), a baby bottle warmer is essential to delivering a warm, comforting meal for your infant. Unless you […]

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homemade photo book

3 Simple Homemade Toys Your Baby will Love

We’ve all heard the story about parents who bought some amazing toy for their baby, only to have them seem much more interested in the box it came in? It’s true: babies are fascinated by lots of things, including bright colors, interesting shapes, strange textures. For this reason, sometimes you can make a toy that […]

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stroller

Top 3 Strollers on the Market

When you’re in the market for a new stroller, you’ll be surprised at how many options are available to you. There are strollers for jogging parents, strollers that convert from seated position to lying flat; there are even strollers that carry car seats so you don’t have to transfer your little one when you get […]

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3 Strategies for Better Baby Sleep

Everyone’s dream baby is one that sleeps for several hours straight every night. But that’s not generally the reality. Here are three strategies for better baby sleep for both the baby’s sake and your sake. Strategy 1: Soothing Your Baby to Sleep One of the keys to this strategy is to use a consistent schedule […]

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5 Tips for Safe Bathing

Bath time can be one of the most wonderful and most stressful times of the day. On one hand, you can snap adorable pictures, play in the warm water, and get your baby squeaky clean again. On the other hand, you need to be aware of water safety with your child. Read on to discover […]

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How to Handle Strangers Trying to Touch Your Baby

People are drawn to babies. Obviously your baby is the cutest and even people you don’t know will want to touch them to get in on the cute-baby action. However, sometimes we parents aren’t particularly comfortable with that. Discover how to handle strangers trying to touch your baby in several different and effective ways. Be […]

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Breastfeeding Gadgets to Make Your Life Easier

Breastfeeding is touted as this incredible and natural thing, and it is, but sometimes we moms need or would appreciate some help in this arena. Discover these amazing breastfeeding gadgets to make your life easier and breastfeeding more enjoyable. We would recommend that you consult with a lactation specialist before trying any of these wonderful […]

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