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  • Premature infants must fight to survive in a world that they are not yet scheduled to enter for weeks or months. Their immature central nervous system easily becomes overstimulated. The Developmental Care Model seeks to minimize environmental stress in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), and improve developmental outcomes.

    Interacting With Your Premature Infant:  Developmental Care in the NICU

    Interacting With Your Premature Infant: Developmental Care in the NICU

    by rmcrayne17

  • Are you exhausted by the thought of getting your baby to sleep in their own bed? Wondering how to transition from bassinet to crib? Here are the first steps to getting your baby to sleep tonight.

    How to Get Your Baby to Sleep in the Crib

    How to Get Your Baby to Sleep in the Crib

    by Kate Stroud0

  • Reading the statistics on what happens as a premature baby grows up can frighten parents. But statistics only paint half the picture. Read this article to see how to look behind them.

    What to Expect as Your Premature Baby Grows Up

    What to Expect as Your Premature Baby Grows Up

    by Yvonne Spence21

  • Starting a reading habit with young children can be beneficial, but it can also be difficult with their short attention spans and the difficulty in finding durable books.

    Interactive Books for Babies

    Interactive Books for Babies

    by Stephanie Elford0

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  • Most people have heard of the “dive reflex,” which apparently means that babies are born able to swim. But there is more to the dive reflex than most of us assume, and some of its effects may not be what you would want for your baby. If you are thinking about teaching a young baby to swim read this article first.

    Safety Tips When Taking Your Baby Swimming.

    Safety Tips When Taking Your Baby Swimming.

    by Yvonne Spence37

  • A collection of the tried and tested home remedies for diaper rash (nappy rash), proven to work quickly and safely to relieve your baby's discomfort.

    Home Remedies for (Nappy) Diaper Rash

    Home Remedies for (Nappy) Diaper Rash

    by Alison Graham9

  • Scottish baby names to avoid using because they aren't really Scottish, have negative or unfortunate meanings, are old men's names, don't sound nice, or are too popular.

    Scottish Baby Names to Avoid

    Scottish Baby Names to Avoid

    by Marianne Sherret0

  • You already know to put the Tide Pods up high and to lock up the medicine cabinet, but what about those magnets on your fridge or the diffuser on your nightstand? Here's 10 common household items to keep out of your baby's reach.

    Baby Proofing Checklist of Common Household Dangers

    Baby Proofing Checklist of Common Household Dangers

    by Kate Stroud0

  • Be prepared for your newborn with this list of baby essentials. Learn what you need for the baby and how you can save money buying items for your new baby.

    Everything You Need for a Newborn Baby

    Everything You Need for a Newborn Baby

    by Marissa32

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