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Childproofing Your Home
When you are preparing your home for your new baby, childproofing becomes a top priority. Ensuring that baby gates are set up properly, corners of tables are padded, and electrical outlets are covered are just a few of the things that you need to do to prepare for your curious baby.
Baby Safe Laundry Detergents
There are many detergents on the market today that are highly perfumed and contain numerous chemicals that can harm the environment and your baby. These harsh chemicals are not necessary to clean your baby’s clothing, crib sheets, or to remove tough stains. Instead, there are safe and organic laundry detergents that are just as effective…
Postpartum Mood Disorders
The time immediately following childbirth, the postpartum period, typically lasts for about six weeks. A sudden drop in reproductive hormones such as estrogen and progesterone, in combination with recovery from delivery, and the new stress of a baby can cause an unexpected change in the mood of new mothers.
Although she does not have much control over her body, your newborn appears to magically know exactly how to get her needs met. When she is hungry and her cheek is stroked, Baby will turn her head toward the person holding her to receive milk.
Signs Baby is Ready for Solids
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends introducing solid foods to your baby after six months of age. Prior to six months, the AAP says babies should be exclusively breastfed. Breast milk (or formula) provides adequate nourishment for your baby until such time that your baby’s digestive system is prepared to digest solid foods.
Halloween Costumes for Baby
As the leaves begin to change and the weather starts to get a little bit chillier, we are reminded that the holiday designed for being who or whatever you want is on the horizon: Halloween. Although Baby may not have the words yet to let you know what he wants to dress up for Halloween,…
Healthy Halloween Treats
With Halloween approaching and extra candy accumulating at your house, your kids may be more inclined to satisfy their sweet tooth than to eat their veggies. Much like our Halloween costumes disguise our true identity, there are a variety of treats that can disguise healthy foods that your children can indulge in instead.
Halloween Crafts for Kids
If you are short on Halloween decorations this year, crafting with the kids is the perfect way to make the house look more festive. With a little glue, googly eyes, and some odds and ins, you will be surprised with all of the spooky decorations you can make.
Shampoo and Body Wash for Baby
It’s bath time for your baby and that means picking the best shampoo and body wash for your little one. When choosing the perfect baby wash, it is important to consider the ingredients in each wash to ensure that it does not irritate your baby’s sensitive skin.
Benefits of Tummy Time for Baby
As a result of the “Back to Sleep” campaign, promoted by the American Academy of Pediatrics, many new parents know and understand the importance of placing Baby on his back to sleep at night. However, sometimes parents don’t realize the importance of tummy time when Baby is awake.