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14 Dec2017December 14, 2017
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Benefits of Baby Massage

Benefits of Baby Massage

Baby massage is one of the most beautiful, nurturing gifts you can give to your baby. Anyone can do it, it is a wonderful way to bond with the baby and it doesn’t take any special skills or certification to massage a baby. You can learn some specific strokes by watching this video or from the free baby...

06 Dec2017December 6, 2017
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Baby Hiccups Fast Facts about this Cute Reflex

Baby Hiccups Fast Facts about this Cute Reflex

Sure, you knew you’d be dealing with baby poop. And you probably anticipated baby teething. But did you plan on baby hiccups? Fact is, many babies begin hiccuping in utero. So it makes sense that they continue to do so once they’re born. What are baby hiccups? Hiccups are a spasm or involuntary pulse of the diaphragm. They are actually...

28 Nov2017November 28, 2017
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Babies’ sweaty forehead sign of health

Babies’ sweaty forehead sign of health

Did your baby run a marathon? Why so much sweat from simply napping and feeding? Do you know Babies’ sweaty forehead sign of health? Babies don’t sweat before they are born. They live in a liquid environment and mom controls their body temperature. So they don’t need to be able to sweat. Nobody knows exactly...

20 Nov2017November 20, 2017
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Why relaxing music and lullabies can help your baby sleep

Why relaxing music and lullabies can help your baby sleep

Calling all sleep-deprived parents … Research shows lullabies and music can help send your baby to sleep. Time to create that soothing baby playlist! Can music really help babies sleep? If you’re one of the 56% of parents who says your child wakes up at least once in the night, then this will be music...

14 Nov2017November 14, 2017
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Why you should celebrate their little successes

Why you should celebrate their little successes

Nothing makes you prouder as a parent than seeing your child reach their big milestones: the first smile, the first word, the first step. But when you’re permanently frazzled from rushing around after your little one, it can be easy to miss the smaller moments that show just how much they’re developing. Here are some...

12 Nov2017November 12, 2017
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How to soothe colic

How to soothe colic

One of the hardest things to deal with in the early months of parenthood is long bouts of inconsolable crying, thought to affect up to a fifth of babies, and known as infant colic. As it tends to strike daily (typically in the late afternoon or evening), and often lasts for up to three months,...

02 Nov2017November 2, 2017
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Why teething doesn’t cause a fever

Why teething doesn’t cause a fever

If you’re a mum with a teething baby or toddler, you’ll get lots of sympathy from fellow mums who’ve been there. That’s because teething causes a huge long list of symptoms – from red cheeks and dribbling to biting EVERYTHING in reach. BUT if you’ve always believed that teething is also causing your baby’s fever,...

26 Oct2017October 26, 2017
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8 things that can affect your newborn baby

8 things that can affect your newborn baby

It goes without saying that in your eyes, your newborn baby is utterly perfect. Although there’s no denying their beauty, there may be a few things that – on closer inspection – don’t quite fit the typical image of a flawless newborn. Especially if they are born with a few teeth (yes, really!). Blots on...

25 Oct2017October 25, 2017
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4 Ways to Bond with Baby Before Birth

4 Ways to Bond with Baby Before Birth

As a mother or mother-to-be you may find yourself paying a lot of attention to your belly. And rightfully so! You’re growing a beautiful miracle. And like most of us, you’re counting down the days until you get to meet your precious baby. Luckily you can bond with your baby before he or she is born. Let’s explore a...

24 Oct2017October 24, 2017
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5 Ways to Soothe a Crying Baby

5 Ways to Soothe a Crying Baby

These 5 techniques, when tried together, help sooth a crying baby, according to Dr Harvey Karp author of ‘The Happiest Baby on the Block. The 5 S’s – swaddling, shushing, swinging, putting them in a side-on position and giving them something to suck have been shown to quickly soothe a crying baby. All five techniques...