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Traveling With A Baby

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Preparation is the key to successfully traveling with a baby. There are many things to think of and some of these will be determined by factors such as whether you are breast feeding or feeding formula from the bottle and other factors such as whether you are using disposable nappies or not. In preparation for […]

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The Transition To Solid Foods

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Moving from feeding your child breast milk or formula to solid foods should be a gradual process. There are no hard and fast rules that apply as every child is different and they all progress at different stages of their life. Don’t compare your child to others unless you are concerned that there are some […]

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More Baby Skin Care Tips

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It might surprise you to know that many of the baby skin care products on the market contain ingredients that can cause skin irritations and other allergies. Many manufacturers of baby care products are unfortunately focused first and foremost on their profits and they know that packaging and marketing are what sells their products more […]

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The First Words

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It takes approximately 10 months before your child will utter the first words that can be understood by a stranger but they will begin communicating with you a long time before that. Once again don’t be too concerned if you feel that your child is taking a little longer than anticipated to start talking as […]

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The First Steps

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Initially a baby will get around using various different techniques of crawling wriggling and creeping along the tummy before it takes its first steps. Parents get particularly excited when the child takes its first steps no matter how shaky they might be. There is usually a lot of encouragement by the parents of a child […]

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Teething

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Most babies start getting their first teeth from about 4 months of age. This will vary from one child to another and it is not uncommon for many babies to take up to a year before their first teeth begin to appear. Most babies will experience some form of discomfort during this time and they […]

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Teaching Your Toddler Self Feeding

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Life becomes a little easier once your toddler begins self feeding. After about 10 months you can start feeding your baby more variety of food and while you previously had to put the food in a food processor to make it easy to eat you can start feeding your child food that it chopped finely […]

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Supplementing With Formula

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It is common practice for some mothers to supplement their baby’s feeding with formula when they are breast feeding. There can be a number of reasons to make this decision and usually it is because they have insufficient milk to satisfy the needs of the baby or else there is some concern that the baby […]

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Administering Medications

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Whenever your child needs medication you need to be careful that you only give the precise dose as recommended by your doctor. While adults and older children might be able to get away with doses that are ‘close enough’ this is very risky for a baby. Being so much smaller you need to be aware […]

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The Freedom Of Wearing A Baby Carrier

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One method of maintaining your babies contentment and happiness while allowing you the freedom to get many more tasks done throughout the day is to find a suitable baby carrier that will allow you to carry your baby effortlessly and in comfort without placing undue stress on your back and shoulders. There are many different […]

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Stomach Upsets

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It is not uncommon for babies to have stomach upsets. While they are still developing so too is their digestive system but there is another cause that is more common for the reason why many young children have stomach upsets and that is simply because of the fact that they put their hands or anything […]

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Sleep Patterns Can Vary Considerably

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There is no set rule determining the amount of time that your child should sleep. You need to understand that every child is different and while some children can go to sleep easily and sleep for long periods of time others can be quite restless and wake often while sleeping very little. Provided a child […]

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Skincare Products Your Baby

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Baby skin is generally very sensitive and particular care needs to be taken when using any forms of skincare products lotions or oils on your baby. Natural baby care products are often the best ones to use as they are usually a lot milder than other products and are less likely to cause allergic reactions. […]

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Simple Steps To Stop The Crying

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One of the most commonly asked questions of most new parents is how to stop their baby from crying. There are many different reasons why a baby is crying and there are as many solutions to solve the problem. Once you know that all your baby’s needs are met with feeding, warmth and toileting then […]

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