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.
Breastmilk for baby, is a blessing of God. It is the most recommended feed for the new born baby, especially in the first six months. Nutritionists and doctors, everyone suggests breastmilk over formula milk. There is an array of reasons in doing so.
Breastmilk is enriched with essential vitamins, nutrients and all the substances (anti-infective properties) that baby needs to stay in a healthy state. Many moms are suggested to express and store breastmilk. It’s really surprising for some new mommies. They often ask us, ‘how to store breast milk.' Here is a comprehensive guide about the best ways of storing breastmilk.
One of the most basic aspects of baby care is cleaning baby bottles. As a new parent with little to no experience on taking care of babies, you may find the subject of how to clean baby bottles an unfamiliar territory.
Improper cleaning and sterilization of baby bottles can lead to certain problems such as; gastroenteritis and food-borne diseases. So, I’ve decided to lend a hand out to expecting or new parents with this easy tutorial, in order to prevent harmful problems like these.
Planning on a trip? Have a small apartment? Have a lot of housework to do but can’t leave your baby while he/she is awake? Answer your needs by acquiring a pack and play. If you are on a trip you can set up a pack and play so that you can relax and enjoy while you let your baby play in it. If you have a small apartment, you can use a pack play to minimize space consumption. You can just set it up when your baby needs it and disassemble it when you are having a bonding time with your baby.
When you need to take care of housework, you can leave your baby for a while in a pack and play. If you are planning to purchase a pack and play and still does not know how to assemble one, here is an easy step by step instructions on how to set up a pack and play. But first, let’s learn more about a pack and play.
When you enter parenthood, you are introduced to several new items. Baby diapers and baby wipes are one of them. Using diapers is important. But for baby’s good health, it is also important to take care of his personal hygiene. Each time you remove the diaper, you must wipe the baby’s butts to keep it safe from skin rashes. The most recommended way to deal with this situation is to wipe away the impurities. Being a mom for the first time, it’s quite possible that you don’t know much about how to use baby wipes. Here is a comprehensive guide to let you know all that you should know as a parent.
Milk has been an integral part of our diet plan ever since humankind have known to live with domestic animals. Especially, it is considered essential for the growth of infants. Milk has 15 essential nutrients highly significant for the healthy growth of the baby. To make it drinkable and easily digestible for infants, it is good to warm it up properly. The questions that instantly pop up in mind are; why do we have to warm up the milk for infants and how to warm up milk properly?
Once you enter the parenthood, you not only lose your regular sleep, you also lose your personal space in your bed. To reclaim your bed, once your kids area bit sensible, is not an easy task. It would cause a lot of cries, tearful eyes, sobs, the list goes on. As a parent, what you have to decide is whether you want to change their sleeping habits quickly or you would prefer a gradual transitional process. Both ways are applicable. It’s purely on parent’s will. If the thoughts about how to get children to sleep in own bed, have been haunting you, DON’T be scared. Here we have the basic tricks.