Mom Breastfeeding using a nursing pillow

Breastfeeding Essentials

Breastfeeding is a natural process, so that means it should come naturally, right? Not quite. Although your body produces milk without any conscious input from you, getting that milk to its final destination can present a few challenges. Fortunately, the right tools can make a considerable difference. Whether you plan to nurse your child at … Read more

Toddler Potty Training

Nighttime Potty Training

Without question, being a parent lets you enjoy countless wonderful and truly fun experiences with your child. Potty training, on the other hand, often ranks near the top of the “not-so-fun” list. To make matters worse, you may be more than a bit discouraged to find out that nighttime potty training can be a completely … Read more

Linea Nigra

Linea Nigra – What Is It?

If you’ve been noticing a gradually-darkening line appearing on your pregnant belly, you are in good company. This dark line is called the linea nigra, and it is a phenomenon that affects as many as 90% of expecting mothers. Although it happens so frequently, the linea nigra can still seem a bit mysterious. Does this … Read more

Baby showing their tongue

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

Baby smiling because he's farted

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

Dad pace feeding baby

Paced Bottle Feeding Guide

The conventional method for bottle feeding a baby seems pretty straightforward: Lay your baby in your arms. Hold a bottle of milk downwards into your baby’s mouth while they drink. Remove the empty bottle. While the traditional method is undoubtedly common, it can also be at the root of several concerns. You may wonder if … 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

Pregnant Shopping

When Should You Start Buying Baby Stuff?

Upon finding out that they are pregnant, one of the first things many couples think about is the list of items they will need to care for their new baby. Since this list can quickly become a long one, it’s only natural to think that you’d better get started immediately. While the thought of shopping … Read more

Diapers

Cloth Diapers vs Disposable

The typical baby produces a number of wet and dirty diapers that seems disproportionately large compared to their little bodies. No doubt about it, you can plan to change your baby literally thousands of times before they learn to use the potty. When they think of a diaper, most people probably automatically picture a disposable … Read more

Pregnant and Angry

Dealing with Anger During Pregnancy

Your partner shut the door too loudly. Your best friend forgot to call you back. Another driver took the parking space you wanted at the store. Any of these things may have been nothing but a momentary annoyance to your pre-pregnant self, but now your first response is to blow up. Many people envision a … Read more