What are the Nutritional Needs for an Infant?

what are Nutritional Needs for an Infant

The foundation for healthful eating should be laid before the baby is born. Will you breastfeed or bottle-feed? How will you sup­plement and then replace breast milk or formula when the time comes? Children can breastfeed through the first year of life, but it’s still a good idea to prepare a nutritional plan for infancy … Read more

First-time Parents – How do you Take Care of a Newborn Baby?

Newborn baby care after birth at home

First-time parents often feel insecure about how to handle and care for their newborn babies. The doctor’s office, midwife, and other parents can give you sound advice and provide you with initial experience in caring for the little one. Do talk to them if you have any questions about what do newborn babies need. You … Read more

How to Survive baby’s Late Night Feeds?

surviving middle of the night baby feedings

One of the main difficulties that first-time parents encounter when they return home after childbirth is the frequent nocturnal awakenings. Whether your baby eats at fixed times or is fed on demand, it is very likely that you will have to get up at night, sometimes even more than once, because he is hungry. It … Read more

Is a Stuffed Animal Really Important for Baby Development?

Benefits of stuffed toys for infants

Your child is not born yet and you are surprised to see the enthusiasm and/or concern of your close friends for the stuffed plush toys of their offspring, and this can make you ask yourself what are the benefits of stuffed toys for infants. In fact, as an uninformed spectator, you discover another world by … Read more

Infant Developmental Milestones – Birth to 2 Years

developmental milestones checklist

In the first year, children grow and develop more rapidly than at any other time of their life. Foundations for good health are built during this period. It is, therefore, very important that your baby be given a good start. Today we are going to cover the physical growth and child development milestones from the … Read more

Starting Solids – Introducing First Baby Foods

Starting Solids - Introducing First Baby Foods

There may not be any need to think about starting solids until your baby is at least 4 to 6 months old, even if you are formula feeding. I have met many people, including my mum who couldn’t understand why I would deny my poor baby “people” food until that age. It wasn’t until she … Read more

Signs of Nipple Confusion in Newborns

what is Nipple Confusion in Newborns - what does it feel like

Nipple confusion can sometimes be the cause of a whole range of breastfeeding problems, and in this case, prevention is definitely the cure. Giving your baby a dummy or bottle in the first few weeks can lead to nipple confusion. This is because the way your baby sucks on your breast is very different from … Read more

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