Category: Child Development

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Memories from the early childhood- Why do they fade away? Is it possible to keep them vivid?

Ever since a child is born, the parents do their best to create for him/her life experiences as pleasant as possible. But how much will the child remember over the years? It is a true fact that most adults cannot remember things that happened in their early childhood.  We do not have memories for the first...

How does the gestational diabetes affect the baby?

To protect themselves and their babies from the negative effects of the gestational diabetes, the future mothers should take regular blood tests to check their blood sugar level. The normal blood sugar level is under 105 mg per dL when the test is made after a few hours of fasting and less than 120 mg per...

9 ways to raise a happy child

Being a parent is very challenging, especially when it comes to the emotional development of the child. When they are born, most children seem happy: smiling and gurgling –proving that their basic needs are satisfied. But this is beginning to change as things become more complex and their needs grow. That childish anger, which generally occurs...

10 Reasons to Breast-feed Your Baby

The health benefits of breast feeding are endless, both for your baby and you! Here are my top reasons to breast-feed your baby: 1.  Breast milk is considered the ideal food for your baby through the first six months. It constantly changes to meet the unique needs of your baby – amazing! 2.  Breast-feeding helps your...

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5 Must-Have Baby Items for New Moms

Congratulations! You’re a mom now — or are soon to be one. Your baby means the world to you. Your little baby boy or girl is a precious addition to your family. But, as you know all too well, babies are a lot of work. Diaper changing, nap times, feeding (whether you breastfeed or go with...

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Teaching Your Baby To Sleep Requires Determination

Has your baby developed the habit of requiring massive attention to get to sleep and stay asleep? Instead of you getting to lay down and go to sleep you spend half your night in the nursery to keep your baby quiet and sleeping. Controlled crying for babies is one technique you can use to start changing...

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Baby Weaning – Ideas for A Successful Transition to Food

Once your baby reaches about 6 months of age, your baby’s Doctor will recommend you start introducing foods. Following a proper plan of baby weaning is very important to make sure you don’t develop a fussy eater. Here’s a few tips to get you started. The first food you are likely to introduce to your baby...

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Fat at young age and Body Mass Index

International Congress on Obesity, revealed that reports linking the risk of mortality and obesity at young age. A research conducted by scientists from the Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark concluded that men who suffer from obesity at the age of 20 years face double the risk of dying prematurely. The study, led by...

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Baby Eczema – Are You Really Sure It Is Eczema?

When your baby starts to get a red rash, or scaly looking skin, all your helpful relatives and friends may start scaring you. They will come up with a diagnosis faster than the Doctor could even take a look. Many of them will claim it is baby eczema, without even really know what they are talking...

Nutrition and Fertility: Increasing your Chances of Getting Pregnant

Women who have ovulatory disorder don’t menstruate or have irregular menstrual period. Even if these women get their period, their eggs tend not to develop well or be released from the ovaries. The cause of this is not really clear; however, it can be usually traced to insulin resistance, eating disorders, hormonal imbalance or too much...