Breastfeeding not only gives a lot of benefits to our baby but it also gives us moms some benefits. Aside from supplying our baby the nutrition he/she needs in its best proportion, it also protects our babies from allergies, sickness, diseases, and infections. For moms like us, breastfeeding helps reduce our stress level our risk of postpartum depression.
Being a new parent is hard, especially if you are a first-time parent. The early days of parenting comes with a lot of difficulties and challenges; no matter how ready you may think you are with the best baby bottles and all. New parents can be completely overwhelmed with their new baby, both by joy and by the exhaustion that parenting can bring. When it comes to how to ask for help with your new baby, it’s best to know what’s what.
Washing your newborn baby for the first time can be pretty scary especially when it is your first time. Your baby is so delicate that you will need to apply extra caution and proper care while bathing your baby toavoid bringing any harm to him or her. When you learn and have mastered washing your newborn baby, you will realize that giving your baby a bath has a lot more benefits other than making him/her clean.
The only negative aspect of having a toddler in your house, is the continuous frustration of parents about his security. It’s your inquisitive toddler who makes you think about the doors and other potentially dangerous items in your house. As a mom, my biggest nightmare was ‘my kid locked in a toilet or his tiny fingers sandwiched in the door’. I opted for all preventive measures possible to protect my tot. Writing this blog is purely based on my intention to help other parents. There are a number of products that might be helpful in baby proofing the doors (irrespective of their type). Read on to know more about why and how to baby proof doors.
Carrying a baby for 40 weeks in your womb is not a child’s play. During all this period, the baby depends on mother’s body. It’s the internal system of a mother that nourishes the baby and aids his growth. What if the body is not functioning the way it is supposed, for the well-being of the fetus? Being overweight is the common problem that might hinder the growth of the baby in a mother’s womb. Read on to know about how to lose weight while pregnant.
No one likes a stuffy nose. A stuffy nose can make it hard to breathe, hard to eat, and sometimes even hard to get any type of work done. However, imagine the difficulties a congested nose can have for an infant, who not only cannot take care of himself, but also has a very small nasal passageway. Therefore, all parents must know the ways to help your congested infant in order to give relief and avoid additional problems.
Swaddling is the term used to describe wrapping your baby snugly in a blanket to prevent him from fussing at night. Since babies are used to feeling snug and secure in the womb, swaddling is a technique to help them feel the same safe and comfortable sensation in the outside world.
However, there comes a time when babies need to stop swaddling. Newborns grow up pretty quickly and are subject to rapid change in habits. One of these habits is swaddling, and as a parent, you should know when and how to stop swaddling your baby at the appropriate time.
A lot of families in countries who experience snow season have fireplace to warm their homes. However, the flickering flames of a fireplace attract babies and spark their curiosity. Being too close to a fireplace does not only put your baby at the risk of being burned but it also maximizes the risk of your baby to inhale carbon monoxide, which is a harmful gas.
We cannot be sure that we will be able to watch our baby every second of the time so it is better if we make sure that our fireplace is safe for our babies at all times. One way to do that is to baby-proof our fireplace. Is it your first time hearing about baby-proofing your fireplace? Are you curious on how you can do that? Do you want to baby-proof your fire-place? Here are simple steps on how to baby-proof your fireplace. But before we proceed, let us first have some information on baby-proofing a fireplace.
Celebrating a baby shower has been a tradition that has gone for centuries. Although the custom differs in time and in different countries, regions or cultures, its main purpose still remains the same; that is, to share the joy of the upcoming parents’ baby arrival and help them prepare in their new life as a family.
Usually, the person who organizes the baby shower is a close friend of the mother-to-be. Sometimes, a family member can also plan the baby shower if the etiquette in their culture permits. Do you have a close friend or a family member that is soon to be a mommy? Do you want to give her a baby shower but are not confident if you can pull one? Are you planning but still not sure on what to do? Here are some easy steps on how to plan a baby shower that will surely help you. But before we proceed let us know the basics on baby showers first.
In pregnancy, a woman undergoes drastic physical changes before and after the journey. Unfortunately, some of those after effects may include the classic "tiger print", or most popularly known as stretch marks. Some women may appreciate their stretch marks as a part of their bodies, while other women hate the distinct marks on their skin. For the latter case, I'll be showing you some of the best tips on how to lighten stretch marks.
Let's tackle this topic in three sections; how to get rid of stretch marks using natural ingredients; using medical treatment; and using cosmetology treatment.