by: Shalene Chamings Have you ever heard of a pregnancy calendar? A pregnancy calendar is simply a record of all the changes a woman and her baby will go through during the 40 weeks of pregnancy. Many expectant parents spend countless hours going over the pregnancy calendar so they can monitor what is going on … Read more Do You Have A Pregnancy Calendar?
by: Lynn Powers I didn’t fully comprehend the need – or the satisfaction that came with it – to bond with my child until he was born and I held him for the very first time. But although the bonding began that day in the delivery room, it didn’t end there. The parent-baby bonding process … Read more The Five Senses Of Bonding With Your Baby
by: Michael Gunn So the predicament is, you have decided to breast feed and now you have went out and purchased a breast pump. You now are looking at the breast pump instructions and thinking, now what? Sometimes breast pump instructions can be confusing and somewhat misleading. The breast pump instructions often assume you know … Read more How To: Breast Pump Instructions
by: Andre’ Savoie If you are swaddling your baby for the first time you might find that using a regular baby blanket instead of a swaddle blanket can make the process quite a struggle. The experienced hands of caregivers in newborn nurseries or mothers who have swaddled their babies many times make it look easier … Read more Six Steps for Swaddling Your Baby
by: Julie cottle My name is Julie Cottle from NaturalTransition.com and these are my Top 10 tips for happy breastfeeding technique. There are many more suggestions available at my site. – Make sure you are comfortable. Whether you choose to feed lying down or sitting up make sure you are comfortable and will be able … Read more Ten Tips For Happy Breastfeeding
By Jason Rickard No one really knows the reason that some infants from around 2 weeks old to about 6 months of age have colic. There are varied opinions offered from doctors, mothers, and fathers that have had babies with colic. Some people believe that colic is caused from gas or intolerance to breast milk … Read more Reasons Infants Have Colic
By Stefan Korn In our little breastfeeding community we recently realized that somehow we ended up with the short straw when it comes to our babies sleeping through the night. Our bottle feeding friends seem to have very few sleepless nights or even any disruptions at night. How unfair to follow nature’s way and then … Read more Control crying or uncontrolled feeding?
by: Sue Rees Bringing your new baby home for the first time is the most exciting time of a new mother’s life. But it can also be one of the scariest. You suddenly realise that you will have to make the decisions about looking after him/her and that there will be no nurse around to … Read more Key To Bathing New Baby Is Being Organized
by: Stacey Agin Murray You’re having a baby? Congratulations! You’re about to embark on a great adventure. I should know, because my adventure started in the Summer of 2006 with the birth of my son. It’s an exciting time but it can also be exhausting. With that in mind, I’d like to offer a few … Read more Bottles, Bibs, Binkies & Bins…Getting Organized for New Baby
Author: Yana Mikheeva A miracle has happened. A baby was born. Your first, although very short, acquaintance has happened. Let’s try to learn what happens with babies after they are present solemnly to mothers. The first thing a new-born baby needs is warmth. In comparison with maternal comfortable warmth, outward things of a labor ward … Read more Secret Life Of Babies
Author: Alison Palmer Caring for your baby is certainly one of the most important things you need to consider once you became a new parent. There are many things you need to take into account in order to make sure that your baby gets all the attention. 1. Make sure that you feed your baby … Read more 5 Tips On Looking After Newborn Babies
by: Natural Mumma When I was pregnant, I remember my friends moaning about how hard nursing was and proudly thinking, “They probably only had problems because they didn’t have much experience. I am sure I won’t have any problems though!” HA! Upon leaving the hospital I was coddling cracked and very sore nipples. I didn’t … Read more Natural Baby Latching
by: Matthew Efseaff The desperate cry for help from a newborn baby is one of the most disturbing sounds for most people. Despite how much we want to help them, unfortunately, it’s hard to know what they are asking for. With time, parents will learn how to interpret the cries of their newborn and will … Read more Understanding and Coping with Your Crying Baby
by: Brett Pittenger If you are going to have a baby or perhaps have recently had a baby then you realize there is lots to learn about babies. Do not be stressed all new parents experience this learning curve. Below are some practical tips to help you with your baby know-how learning curve. What kind … Read more Tips And Tricks For A New Baby
by: Li Jin Some people call them ‘railway tracks’, ‘spider webs’ or broken skin. Half of all women who have had a baby will experience stretch marks at their abdomen, thighs or underarms. Sometimes it goes away by itself, sometimes they never quite go away. Stretch marks not only happen to pregnant women but also … Read more Stretch Marks – When Your Skin Is Stre-e-e-tched To The Limit