It's been a long haul and now you're getting ready to bring your preemie home. Here's what you'll want to have, along with some advice from experienced NICU moms.
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.
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.
When babies cry they alert caregivers of their needs or problems. Learn why it's important to pick them up.
If you're looking for a first name that has something to do with the deserts of our planet, then this is the place for you.
If you have a baby, you might be inundated with feeding advice. Maybe somebody has already suggested that you should get either "Baby-Led Weaning" or "The Baby-Led Weaning Cookbook" by Gill Rapley and Tracey Murkett. This is a little introduction to the books and my own experience with the approach.
Help your baby sleep through the night as kindly and gently as possible. Use these 7 Top tips to help your baby fall into a deep and peaceful sleep...
A middle name is just as crucial as the first. Here is a list of cute, feminine, strong, traditional, and modern middle names for girls.
What are the most probable causes of an infant's colic? You might be surprised to learn no one actually knows what causes colic. However, experts have some good guesses.
Plenty of children are born in the colder months of the year, so why not choose a name for them inspired by that cold?
Want to buy infant formula that's hypoallergenic, dairy-free or lactose-free? They're useful when baby has dairy or soy allergy or intolerance, suffers with colic. stomach ache, gas or spit up. Maybe you're vegan or Jewish or Muslim and need a specialist formula for lifestyle reasons...
Here are the top ten tips for young mothers and first-time parents for creating a healthy and happy relationship with your newborn baby.
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.
Humans have so much in common with the oceans—much more than we care to admit at times. If you're looking for water, sea, or beach-related names, here's a list of baby names for boys and girls inspired by the ocean.
It's important for parents to understand SIDS to better protect their babies and their families from something like this ever happening to them. This article is full of great information and facts about SIDS and tip for protecting your children, and even dealing with the after effects.
Here is a comprehensive list of traditional French names as well as the most popular names for girls in France and Canada today. These names will give any girl an aura of elevated sophistication and beauty.