I've noticed a particular deficit in documenting the varieties of sex that are most popular in the large, fatigued population of parents with small kids, which is where this post comes in. This is not an exhausted (I mean exhaustive! Gee, where did that word come from?) list, but it reflects the majority of the categories…
The following is a guest post by Rick Console. You may think that your home is the safest place for your child, but it’s not. There is danger lurking around every corner (in fact, the corners themselves can be dangerous), but this does not have to mean your child will be injured. There are simple safety techniques you can employ in your home to keep your child safe from dangers you didnt even know existed.
As if swollen ankles, mood swings and bladder control weren’t enough of an issue – figuring out all the things you’ll need when a new baby arrives can overwhelming and intimidating. But no need to fret! With the help of baby gear expert Vanessa Antonelli, lots of research and testing,we’ve rounded up all the best,…
It’s difficult to tell how your baby will react to high altitudes. Some babies handle plane trips and high-altitude destinations with no problems at all. Some have mild ear-pressure related discomfort. About 25 percent will experience will experience altitude sickness, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics. The key to getting your baby to sleep under these conditions is to keep him comfortable and try to regulate the pressure in his ears.
Summer is almost upon us which means fun in the sun. But it also means making sure we are keeping our children (and ourselves) protected from the sun. There are so many sunscreens out there and lots of information about what we should and shouldn't be buying. The Environmental Working Group is making it easier for us…
If your baby coughs and sneezes, he may have a cold. If your baby feels warm to touch, he could have a fever. Or does he? This article provides general guidelines about normal baby temperature ranges, potential causes of a fever, how to take a baby’s temperature and steps to take if your baby has a fever.
The best way to avoid infant formula allergies is to breastfeed your baby. The American Academy of Pediatrics, the World Health Organization, the American Medical Association and the American Dietetic Association all agree that breast milk is the best food for your baby. If you cannot or choose not to breastfeed, however, formula is better to use than cow’s milk because it contains the nutrients that most infants need. A baby is more likely to be allergic to formula than to breast milk. Know what to look for and what to do if your baby is allergic.
If the parents of a baby don’t share the same last name, why should the baby automatically receive the father’s last name? It’s old school and annoying: my baby will be getting my name. Period.
Babies can start sleeping for longer stretches of time as their nervous systems mature, and they can go longer in between feedings. According to MayoClinic,com, many babies can sleep for nine to 12 hours at a stretch by their sixth month. Try a variety of different tricks to get your baby to sleep through the night to figure out what works best for him.
What’s the best advice for any working mom who is breastfeeding? Eat, sleep and don’t stress! Here are 10 tips on how to make this happen: 1. Invest in a good pump.