Strategies For Helping Your Baby Sleep

Strategies For Helping Your Baby Sleep Most parents of newborns realize they’re in for plenty of slumber-deprived nights. While every new mom and dad hopes their little one will sleep peacefully from the first night onward, it rarely happens. In most cases, four or five months will pass before a baby will begin sleeping “normal” hours. There are as many strategies for encouraging your little one to sleep as there are...

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Straight From The Nurse’s Mouth: Advice For Moms-To-Be

Straight From The Nurse’s Mouth: Advice For Moms-To-Be During the first trimester, childbirth seems far in the future. Even during months four through six, few moms-to-be are anxious about the big day. However, as the due date draws steadily closer, many women find themselves concerned that not everything will go according to plan. Some decide to let things happens organically. Other pregnant women overcompensate and plan every...

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Signs That Your Baby Is Teething

Signs That Your Baby Is Teething Babies begin teething sometime between three and twelve months. Some will sail through the episode with nary a whimper. Others will experience a significant amount of discomfort – and they’ll let their parents know about it. While forecasting the beginning of your little one’s ordeal is all but impossible, there are several signs that will alert you. Here are four signs that your...

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The Novice Parent’s Guide To Baby Food

The Novice Parent’s Guide To Baby Food Moms and dads who are expecting their second, third, or fourth child are already experts when it comes to baby food. For first-time parents, the grocery store shelves can seem overwhelming. To be sure, there are many types from which to choose and it’s not always clear how long they’ll keep or how to prepare them. In this article, we’ll bring novice parents up to speed on...

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Things New Moms Often Feel Guilty About

Things New Moms Often Feel Guilty About Surveys suggest that feelings of guilt are inescapable for new mothers. Nearly all moms experience guilty pangs at some level for a variety of reasons. Some are chagrined about the time they’re spending (or not spending) with their little ones. Others regret having yelled at their kids. Still others feel ashamed for lacking the budget to provide their babies with certain amenities. These...

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The New Parent’s Guide To Coping With Colic
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The New Parent’s Guide To Coping With Colic

The New Parent’s Guide To Coping With Colic When your infant cries, you rush to his side to attend to his needs. This is a normal dynamic shared between babies and their parents. Their only way to communicate is by crying. When mom or dad hears the wail, they come running. It’s part of our programming. One in five babies develop colic. It’s not a disease that new parents need to be concerned about. Instead,...

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