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

Practicalities of Walking and Hiking With a Baby

By Kate Limburn Walks with a baby are no more difficult than walking without a baby – it just takes a bit more planning, a degree of flexibility and a few extras to take along on the walk (one being the baby)! So nothing that the average parent doesn’t already have to cope with for … Read morePracticalities of Walking and Hiking With a Baby

Baby Shower Ideas: More Mexican Fiesta Baby Shower Party Ideas

Mexican Fiesta Party Ideas Another of summer’s all time great party ideas is having a Mexican Fiesta!  A Fiesta is a perfect opportunity to indulge your fantasies with outrageous color combinations, wild decorations, and best of all… a reason to dust off those Mexican recipes you’ve been holding on to!  Can you tell, I am … Read moreBaby Shower Ideas: More Mexican Fiesta Baby Shower Party Ideas

Baby Milestones to Pay Attention to

By DP Nguyen When you were pregnant, you did everything you could to have a healthy and happy baby. You ate a balanced and nutritious diet; you avoided bad habits, such as smoking and drinking alcohol; and you exercised regularly. Now that your baby is out of the womb, your role is to ensure that … Read moreBaby Milestones to Pay Attention to

5 Ways to Tell If Your Baby Is Growing and Developing Properly

By Patrick Villella Questions New Parents Ask: Is my baby or newborn eating enough? Are they eating too much? Is my baby obese? Is my baby sleeping enough? Should my baby be talking or walking? Does my baby show signs of autism, hearing deficiency, or other child illness? The questions that new parents ask are … Read more5 Ways to Tell If Your Baby Is Growing and Developing Properly

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

Top 10 Baby Gifts For the Perfect Shower

By Declan Tobin There is nothing that quite compares to the news of hearing your expecting apart from the first time you bring your new baby home. Whether your choosing for your self or for a family or friend it is important to choose the right gift that shows you put a great deal of … Read moreTop 10 Baby Gifts For the Perfect Shower

Practical Baby Shower Gifts

The impending birth of a new child is always reason for celebrating. Each new birth produces hope for the future inside all of us – new moms and dads, family members, and even co-workers of the new parents. The giving of presents to honor the new baby’s arrival is a centuries old tradition in almost … Read morePractical Baby Shower Gifts