I remember those last few weeks of first-time pregnancy like yesterday -- mostly, I was just freaked out. What the heck am I going to DO with a new baby?! I was the first of my friends to start a family and the internet hadn't quite yet exploded with never-ending pregnancy and parenting insight and instructions back then (in the old fashioned days of 2010), so I was pretty much … [Read more...] about 10 Things to Know Before Bringing Home a New Baby
Even if your baby has little more than peach fuzz covering his head, hair care for infants requires a bit of personal care. Treat your little prince's or little diva's hair to the attention it requires. This will keep your infant looking her cutest, feeling her best and ready for all those close-up pictures that will be taken. Hair Care for InfantsHair care for infants is a … [Read more...] about Hair Care for Infants
A colicky baby can strain even the healthiest relationship. Though it's normal for infants to cry at least part of the day, a baby with colic will cry inconsolably for hours. The reasons for baby colic are largely unknown, but there are several potential treatments for colic. Experiment with colic treatments until you find the right one for your baby. Baby Colic … [Read more...] about Baby Colic Treatment
When Should You Give a Pacifier to a Baby? Most experts agree that pacifiers can be helpful during the first six months of life as it satisfies your baby's natural instinct to suck. However, there are no definite guidelines about when to give a pacifier or take one away. Sometimes, it is best to just use your mothering instinct to decide if a pacifier is right for your baby, … [Read more...] about When Should You Give a Pacifier to a Baby?
There are so many things to be concerned with when you bring your baby home from the hospital. One of a parent's biggest worries tends to be wondering how many ounces of formula should infants drink? Understanding what to expect and how a baby's needs change can help moms and dads to enjoy feeding time, rather than fear it. How Many Ounces of Formula Should Infants … [Read more...] about How Many Ounces of Formula Should Infants Drink?