Caring the infant is not an easy task and requires special care and attention. They have no means of communicating except their cries. An Infant has to be given a balanced diet in all stages of their growth to enable them to be healthy and strong. They should be vaccinated in time to prevent them from viral attacks, which make them fall sick. There are many recognized Child Care centers across the world, which provides infant care services to cater to the needs of single working parents. read more
Stop the Diaper Changing Battles
Babies are little bundles of energy! They don't want to lie still to have their diapers changed. They cry, fuss, or even crawl away. A simple issue can turn into a major tug-of-war between parent and baby. read more
Helping Your Gassy Breastfed Baby
If your breastfed baby seems to have excess gas, it can be disconcerting because you're wondering if s/he is in pain. Surprisingly, some babies seem to have no problems and don't mind being "gassy". But if the baby seems to be in some discomfort, try these tips to help with excess gas. read more
Choosing a Pediatrician
Choosing your baby's doctor several months before your expected arrival is a good idea. This way, you won't feel rushed and can take the time to make the right decision. During the first few years of life, your baby will have frequent visits for routine checkups and illness; so selecting a healthcare professional you trust is important. read more
Supporting Mothers and Their Babies in Public Nursing
(Editorial) Read this editorial by Chris Mulford, RN, Over the last few years many words have been spoken and written about nursing in public. I think this is good. Better to work out this problem of competing rights through civil dialogue and not in confrontations between a stressed mother whose child is crying. read more
Breastfeeding in Public
In many parts of the world, the sight of a nursing mother is an ordinary aspect of daily life. In our society, however, some people are still uncomfortable seeing a mother breastfeed in public. Slowly but surely, though, people are coming to see breastfeeding as the natural, normal way of feeding a baby that it is. And thanks to public education campaigns, people are becoming more knowledgeable about the many benefits of breastfeeding. read more
PostPartum Reality Check
The postpartum experience is one of peaks and valleys. As in any transition, there will be losses as well as gains, especially in a transition to motherhood. At times you may question your ability to mother well. Your relationships with friends and significant others will likely change. You may feel very isolated and you may miss some aspects of life before baby's arrival. read more
A Mom's Guide to: Understanding Your Husband or Partner's Feelings About Being a New Father
At some point not long after the baby is born, just about every new father gets hit with a sharp jolt of reality: he's a father--with new responsibilities, new pressures, new expectations to live up to. For some of them, this seemingly basic little epiphany comes early, before they leave the hospital. But for others, reality may not hit for a few days. Sooner or later, though, they all come to realize that their lives have changed forever. Sometimes the changes are subtle, sometimes not so subtle. But they're almost always surprising. For mothers it is important to remember a few things: read more
How to Teach Your Baby Sign Language
The word is spreading. Sign language is a great way to communicate with pre-verbal babies and toddler. New moms everywhere are grabbing American Sign Language books and absorbing them feverishly. Pregnancy classes are full of moms teaching each other basic sign language and day care centers across the country are training their teachers in sign language. read more
Taking a Road Trip with Your Baby
There's no question: Marathon car trips with a baby on board take a good amount of planning and organization. But it can be done --- and yes, it can even be fun! read more
Nature vs Nurture
Your child's personality. It is 'scientific' to ask how it comes into being. Is it inheritable? Is it natural? Is it outcome of environment? Have you any will to change their behaviors or are bound to follow what dictates? Nature vs nurture theories focus upon these issues. The new discoveries in genome and quantum physics have revived the debate. But the abstraction continues to intensify. read more
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