The Breastfed Baby That Won’t Take a Bottle

By Katie Madden Every now and then I get an email or a phone call from a mom whose breastfed baby won’t take a bottle. Perhaps she is going back to work in a few short days or perhaps she just wants a few hours to herself to go somewhere or do anything that doesn’t … Read moreThe Breastfed Baby That Won’t Take a Bottle

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

How Can I Preserve My Photographic Memories?

By Calandra Wright Many of our memories are best preserved in our collection of pictures. Those of us who are older remember the admonition to keep the negatives so other pictures could be printed. Now young people don’t even know what a negative is! So how can I preserve my digital memories? First, make sure you … Read moreHow Can I Preserve My Photographic Memories?

Baby Apnea Monitor, SIDS, Heartbeat, Remote, Alarm

By Carl Formby Apnea refers to the Greek word meaning ‘without wind’ and in medical parlance it is used to describe the condition when a person momentarily stops breathing. Everyone experiences a pause in breathing some time or the other but normally it is not a cause for concern. Adults as well as babies experience this … Read moreBaby Apnea Monitor, SIDS, Heartbeat, Remote, Alarm

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