New Moms Guide to Swaddling

by: Tina Allen, LMT, CIIT, CIMI Swaddling is an ancient tradition of wrapping baby securely in her blanket. This can help your baby feel safe and secure as she begins to adjust to all of the new experiences around her and especially her new environment. Why Swaddle your Baby? Your first concern as your baby’s … Read moreNew Moms Guide to Swaddling

Essential Baby Advice For New Parents

By Ruth Dearing Attention All New Parents: Babies Cry! As a new parent it can be difficult to listen to your baby cry, especially if the crying seems to be non-stop. It’s important to understand that crying is your baby’s only form of verbal communication and that it’s actually not all bad! Crying is healthy … Read moreEssential Baby Advice For New Parents

Communicating With Your Baby

By Mary Moir In it’s broadest sense communication the exchange of signals or messages between two aware beings. Even plants communicate, several species emit a chemical into the air when they are attacked by pests. The chemical triggers other plants of the same species to change the taste of their leaves so that they too … Read moreCommunicating With Your Baby

Baby Sleep Training – How to Mimic the Feeling of the Womb

By Naomi Knight For the entire beginning of their lives, babies are accustomed to one environment: the womb. It can be very jarring to come into a new world with so much new stimuli, and it can cause a feeling of insecurity in baby. The best way to help baby sleep more soundly, make the … Read moreBaby Sleep Training – How to Mimic the Feeling of the Womb

Helping Your Toddler Bond With Their New Baby Sibling

By Dr Kaylene Henderson The birth of a new baby represents a massive life change for your toddler although it’s difficult to always remember this, especially when we’re the ones who have been up all night. At those times (if we’re not too sleep-deprived for imaginings), it can be useful to picture OUR lives and … Read moreHelping Your Toddler Bond With Their New Baby Sibling

Preventing and Treating Flat Head Syndrome in Babies

By Sarah A Davidson Many newborn babies spend much of the time sleeping or laying in the same position. When the baby is born or within the first few months of life, you may notice a flat spot developing on the baby’s head. Particularly if this is your first baby, no doubt you will have … Read morePreventing and Treating Flat Head Syndrome in Babies

Sleep Songs For Babies And Bedtime Lullabies Can Be Key To Solving The Baby’s Sleeping Problems

By Penny Middleton (D.dip ACM ARCM) A majority of new parents experience most of their problems at bedtime when it’s time to put the baby to sleep. Many new born babies get restless at bedtime, and do not like to be separated from their parents for long periods. There is a wealth of advice regarding … Read moreSleep Songs For Babies And Bedtime Lullabies Can Be Key To Solving The Baby’s Sleeping Problems

Getting Ready For Baby – A Newborn Checklist

By Laurie J Cooper Having everything you need for baby ready to go before you bring your newborn home is a wise thing for a new parent to do. But what to get for a newborn baby? Keep in mind that you never really need as much as you think you will. Be realistic. Do … Read moreGetting Ready For Baby – A Newborn Checklist

Baby Massage: When To Start

By Tommy P As soon as the baby is born, baby massages can be applied to him or her; however you must be careful and not touch the navel area. You must wait 4-7 days until their umbilical cord stump falls off. Based on scientific research, massaging premature babies has enormous benefits for them. Premature … Read moreBaby Massage: When To Start

Benefits of Massaging Your Baby

By Tommy P There are many benefits of massaging your baby. For example, it helps bond the parent with the baby; as well it helps with muscle relaxation and more importantly, growth development. The benefits of baby massage have only been discovered recently over the last 3 decades in the west. In Asia and Africa, … Read moreBenefits of Massaging Your Baby

Baby Temperament and Personality Can Affect Baby’s Sleep

By Nicole A. Johnson Temperament is defined as how a child naturally reacts to situations and stimuli, her mood, her ability to calm herself and her activity level. Many researchers believe that temperament is biological which means this is how a child is wired to be and it is not a result of his environment. … Read moreBaby Temperament and Personality Can Affect Baby’s Sleep

Babies – Tips For Understanding What Different Cries Mean

By Milla Krogh A crying baby should always be taken seriously and should never be ignored. Crying is the only way the baby can communicate a real need. But sometimes it can be very difficult to find out why your baby is crying. You seem to have done everything, but still the baby is crying. … Read moreBabies – Tips For Understanding What Different Cries Mean

Reasons Babies Cry and What You Should Do

By Miles Ogden Even the happiest of babies will cry for up to three hours per day. As they are unable to do anything for themselves they rely on you to provide them with all the food, warmth and comfort they need. Crying is the only way they have of communicating those needs. With experience … Read moreReasons Babies Cry and What You Should Do