Category: Baby Advice

What to Do When Your Baby is Sick at Night

When your baby is sick at night, it can be overwhelming. It can be difficult to think of ways to make them feel better. But don’t worry because you can use a few methods to help ease the situation. This way, you can get some sleep as well as care for your sick child. Every child...

All the Alternatives – 5 of the Best Alternatives to Breast Milk

Breastfeeding is promoted to most expectant mothers all throughout their pregnancy. The “magic of breast milk” is often hinted at by nurses and midwives as the best and only way to nourish your baby. We have become so prone to thinking that breast milk is all we need to nourish growing babies that it’s rare for...

The Emerging Role of Pediatrics in Society

There are many problems today, but there will always be doctors to help people no matter what. The emerging role of pediatrics is a vital field that deals with children’s health care and development from birth until they become adults. With healthcare reform on the horizon, we must start thinking about how pediatrics is changing. In...

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Are You Wondering How You’ll Feed Your Newborn? Here Are Helpful Tips

One of the greatest joys of a mother is to breastfeed her child because it’s a bonding moment for both. A newborn curls their little fingers around its mother, and the feeling is heavenly. However, breastfeeding can be stressful if you’re not producing enough milk for the child, job commitment, and health reasons. Such situations can...

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The Difference Between Toddler Formula And Natural Milk

If you are starting a family, the nutrition and healthy growth of your children is likely one of your highest priorities. In this regard, as children start to grow, it can be difficult to know how feeding time needs to change and how to go about it. Toddlers, in particular, can be a difficult demographic to...

Green Products Every Baby Needs

When I was pregnant the first time, I didn’t have a baby shower. Did I feel bad? Of course not. It wasn’t a big deal. How much stuff did a baby need? A few friends gave me some presents: a piggy bank, a little hat, stuffed animals, a diaper bag. Then I started reading What to...

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Childhood Nicknames – Do They Stick?

Could you imagine being in a crowded restaurant having lunch with an important business associate when suddenly someone yells at you from across the room, “St-t-t-tuttering Stan Wallace from Belville Middle School? Is that r-r-r-really y-y-y-you?!” or, “No way! Pee Pants Pam from Ridgemont High? What’s up, girl?” The restaurant goes so quiet you could hear...

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Breastfeeding: Are You Still a Good Mom, Even if You Don’t?

“Breast is best.” This is the motto of breastfeeding mothers everywhere. Unfortunately, there is also a strong opinion that comes with the above motto, “Breastfeeding mothers are the best moms,” giving moms who don’t breastfeed a burden of guilt that is absolutely unfair. While I am all about breastfeeding and will always choose that for my own...