If you have been breastfeeding your baby, you are probably in a routine, but you have to stop eventually. If your child is showing signs and you know you are ready to stop breastfeeding, you might find yourself in the same pain you had at the beginning of breastfeeding. Eliminate some of the pain to make this weaning process as easy on you as possible.
If you have a loved one or close acquaintance who is pregnant, or if you just want to be ready for a potential emergency, learning CPR can save not one life but two or more. If you know what to do, you can keep oxygen available to the baby and mother until help arrives. If you decide to receive formal CPR training, with a focus on pregnancy, you may want to bring a partner with you. CPR can be done better with more than one rescuer.
If you are hosting a play date with all your mommy friends and their babies, plan some group activities for everyone. Although infants are still just learning to be mobile and interactive, you can set up activities that will entertain both the kids and moms. Keep in mind that most activities will require direct mommy supervision.
Ready or not, he’s coming. The normal date of your period came and went with no sign of starting. You peed on the stick; all the positive lines appeared. While your mind is racing with questions and concerns, you’re probably wondering about your due date. Although you can never fully predict when he will decide to squirm his way out, you can calculate your approximate due date.
As you prepare to welcome a new baby to your family, deciding on his name is one of the most important decisions you must make. Whether you want her name to stand out from the rest or fit in with the others, the most popular names among babies can help you understand which names are already out there.