The Best Newborn Brain Development Activities for Physical and Cognitive Growth
Importance of stimulation for babies. Newborn stimulation refers to the various activities that you can do with your newborn baby in order to help them develop both physically and mentally. Research has shown that newborn stimulation can have a number of benefits for both babies and their parents.
How to Safely Co-Sleep or Bed-Share With Your Baby
This article explains how you can safely co-sleep or bedshare with your baby, and also lists the situations when it is known to be more dangerous.
7 Tips to Keep Your Newborn Baby Cool in Hot Weather
Having a baby in summer? Here are some tips of taking care of your newborn in the summer to make sure they don't overheat.
Baby's Room: Clean and Classic Themes for Decorating Your Nursery
Choosing a theme for your baby's room is one of the special perks of pregnancy. Will you do something soothing and mellow, or fun and adventurous? Check out the themes below to get some inspiration for your new space!
How to Make Tiny Pancakes Out of Baby Food for Teething Little Ones
Using baby food purees in cooking is a great way to get your baby to eat fruits, vegetables, and meat they may not enjoy in puree form. Baby food pancakes are quick to make and can be frozen for quick breakfasts or snacks.
Can You Make Butter Out of Breast Milk? A How-To Guide
Making butter out of breast milk may sound weird or gross, but it is a great way for breastfeeding moms with extra milk to use it all up so no drop goes to waste. Breast milk butter is easily made with items you have on hand at home.
Switching to Cloth Nappies Is Easier Than You Think
For something so small, babies do create a lot of waste. People “out there” are using cloth diapers, but it can feel like fumbling in the dark to make the switch. Are they only a serious option if you live a radical lifestyle?
How and What to Read With Your Baby From Birth to One Year
There are many story options available to read to babies. Here are some book suggestions appropriate for a baby from newborn to one year based on my own experience as a mother.
Product Review: Puffworks Baby Organic Peanut Butter Puffs
It can be hard to find baby-safe snacks that your baby likes to eat. Puffworks Baby Organic Peanut Butter Puffs are a great option to introduce your baby to peanuts to help prevent peanut allergies from developing.
Healthy Lactation Cookie Recipe (Egg- and Dairy-Free)
These protein-packed lactation cookies feature crunchy peanut butter, chocolate chips, dried fruit, nuts, and hemp seeds, chia seeds, and flaxseed. They have no eggs or dairy, and the recipe is flexible, healthy, and delicious!
Feeling Anxious After Having a Baby? Most New Moms Are
Are you dealing with horrible anxiety or worse anxiety after having a baby? You're not alone. It turns out that postpartum anxiety might be more common than postpartum depression. Here are some tips for how to cope.
Top 25 Things You Must Have for Your Baby's First Month
Here are my top 25 items that you absolutely have to have to make your baby's first month of life stress-free and easy.
How to Support Your Breastfeeding Partner
Guidance for dads and other partners on how to be supportive in the first few weeks of breastfeeding a newborn. Practical tips including providing food and water, doing nappy changes and housework and also providing emotional support.
8 Tips for Sore or Cracked Nipples
Nipples sore or cracked from breastfeeding? Breastfeeding is a great bonding experience for both mother and child, but it can be hard to bond when it hurts each time your baby latches on. These tips will help heal sore or cracked nipples to make feeding your baby a comfortable experience.
Helpful Tips on How to Get Your 1-Year-Old to Sleep
Nobody likes missing sleep due to a child who refuses to sleep at a reasonable time. Finding what works can be hard. So we decided to share a few things we tried and what worked for us to help you get the precious shut-eye.
How to Pump Milk for Baby at Work
Breast pumping at work can feel very overwhelming at first. Where will you pump? Will you have enough time? How will your coworkers feel about it? Breast pumping at work does take some commitment, but it's not hard with a few simple tips. I'll share with you how I do it.
Things That a Mother Who Has Lost Her Baby Would Like You to Know
Even if you don't know someone who has lost a baby, there are things that every childless parent wants you to know. It may be an uncomfortable subject for most, but baby deaths do happen and affect the lives of parents more than you may think.
How to Get Your Baby to Sleep All Night
After you've delivered a beautiful baby, you will be exhausted. You would think your sweet baby would be too, but oftentimes that's not the case. We're going to go over a few things you can do to help get your baby to sleep through the night!
10 Must-Have Baby Registry Items That We Should Be Talking About
Struggling to decide what to put on your baby registry? Creating the perfect baby registry can be daunting. There are a few key items that people don't think about enough. Here are my top ten baby items that are both necessary and incredibly useful.
How to Clip Your Baby's Fingernails: Are You Doing It Right?
Are you afraid to cut your baby's nails? Wondering when you can even start cutting your newborn's nails? Worried you're not doing it right? Get all of your questions answered right here!
How to Get Your Baby to Stop Crying so You Can Sleep
Baby won't be quiet? Looking for solutions? If your baby would rather scream than sleep, I've got about a dozen ideas for you to try to get your baby to sleep so you can get some sleep too.
Quality Comparison of Name-Brand and Store-Brand "Gentle" Infant Formulas
Enfamil Gentlease vs Parent's Choice Gentle and up & up Gentle: Which formula is better for your baby, or is there even a difference? This in-depth look at ingredients, nutrients, and cost will help you decide.
How to Make Homemade Baby Food: A Beginner's Guide
Making baby food at home is a great way to ensure you know exactly what your baby's eating. If you want to go all organic, avoid preservatives and additives while saving money, then this is for you!
Top 5 Galactagogue Pharmaceuticals for Breastfeeding Support
Breastfeeding can be challenging. For some, low-milk supply or assistance in inducing lactation may be needed. Thankfully, the galactagogue medications listed here can help.
9 Ways to Stop Your Baby From Peeing Through Diapers at Night
If your baby is peeing through their diapers every night, it will inevitably cause problems sleeping for both you and your little one. Here are nine of the best tips, tricks, and methods for stopping nighttime diaper leaks.
Hair Tourniquets–What to Do If Your Baby Has a Hair Wrapped Around Their Toe
Hair tourniquets occur when a baby gets a hair or thread wrapped around their toe. This can be serious if not detected early. Find out how to remove the hair at home and when to head to the doctor.
The Only Diaper Rash Cream That Worked on My Newborn
If you're struggling with persistent diaper rash, this may be the diaper rash cream for you! It is the only one that saved my newborn from her persistent diaper rash.
A Mom's Advice on Breastfeeding Twins
I believe breastfeeding is the best choice. Wondering how to breastfeed twins? Although breastfeeding twins is a challenge, it's totally possible. Get tips, tricks, and advice for successfully breastfeeding twins from a mom who's done it.
Baby Merlin’s Magic Sleepsuit Review–My Honest Opinion
Being a parent to a newborn is hard enough. See how the Merlin Magic Sleepsuit helped me regain my sanity and helped my little one and me get a break from the sleepless nights.