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How to Remove Breast Milk Stains

Breast milk is a truly amazing substance. Your milk contains everything that your baby needs to thrive and grow, including living immune cells, fats, carbohydrates and protein. For all its benefits, however, breast milk does have the potential to leave unsightly yellowish stains on your baby’s or your own clothing. Are these stained items doomed … Read more

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Baby Chewing Tongue – Is It Normal?

Glancing over at your child to see them enthusiastically chewing away on seemingly nothing can be both comical and a bit concerning at the same time. The good news is that it’s unlikely anyone slipped your baby some infant chewing gum without you noticing. Rather, your baby is making use of something more readily available- … Read more

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Why Does My Baby Fart a Lot?

Babies are small, fragile and adorable, so it can be surprising when they manage to fart more than some adults. This frequent and sometimes loud farting can raise a few questions: How does such a tiny body produce so much gas? Will they be this gassy for their whole life? Is something serious going on? … Read more

Separation Anxiety in Babies

Separation Anxiety in Babies at Night

You feel like you have finally arrived: Your baby is able to fall asleep on their own, and they sleep peacefully through the night. Then one evening, seemingly out of the blue, your baby starts to scream the moment you make a move toward the bedroom door, or they wake up throughout the night and … Read more

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Helping Your Baby Sleep Better

At one time or another, almost every baby will struggle to fall asleep and stay asleep through the night or until a decent hour in the morning. Inadequate rest not only leads to a cranky baby and tired parents, but it can also be detrimental to your child’s ability to learn and develop normally. Some … Read more

Sleep Deprivation

Ideas for Coping When Your Baby Doesn’t Sleep Well

Whether your baby has trouble falling asleep, wakes up multiple times during the night or is ready to greet the day well before dawn, chances are good that if your baby is awake you are too. When you were an expectant parent, you probably knew that you would miss at least some sleep during the … Read more

Tips for New Moms

12 Newborn Tips for New Moms

A baby usually isn’t the only thing a new mom brings home from the hospital. Questions and uncertainties about how to care for a little one and navigate this life change can pop up multiple times throughout the early days and nights. Fortunately, you don’t need to face these worries alone. Here are 12 tips … Read more

Safe Sleeping for Newborns

Safe Sleeping for Newborns – Best Practice for Your Baby

No doubt about it, newborns are far from being just small adults. One area where this can be especially apparent is a newborn’s unique sleeping needs and patterns. A young baby’s nervous, circulatory and respiratory systems are still maturing, and this can make them more vulnerable to injuries or death during sleep. A newborn also … Read more

Reading to Baby

Why Reading to Your Baby is So Important

Given the number of experts who recommend family reading time, you have probably heard that reading to your baby is important. However, you may find yourself wondering if it’s even worthwhile to read when your baby seems too young to engage with a book, or you may be a little puzzled by how to begin … Read more

Introducing a New Baby to Older Sibling

Tips for Introducing a New Baby to an Older Sibling

Welcoming a new member into the family is an exciting and wonderful experience, but it is also one that will almost certainly upset your home’s current dynamic to a large degree. As the parent of at least one older child, your experience can make some aspects of bringing home a second or subsequent child easier. … Read more