PregnancyAndLoss

Pregnancy and Loss

Being Happily Pregnant During the Saddest Time in My Life Being happily pregnant during the saddest time in my life sounds contradictory, but it's true. In less than three years, I lost the three most important...

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One of the many benefits of baby sign...

When a baby's brain develops, the area that understands visual information develops sooner than the area that understands auditory information, so a younger baby may be able to understand what they see earlier than they...

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Goodnight baby

People often ask me how I put my baby to sleep. My son has always been a terrible sleeper and I have toyed with the idea of letting him "cry it out" many times. But I can't ever go through with more than 10 minutes of...

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Sleep is the New Sex

The Not-So-Secret Sex Lives of New Moms and Dads Dads may clock a bit more sleep than moms do during the early weeks of caring for a new baby, but when it comes to overall feelings of exhaustion, moms and dads are...

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Tantrums

Why babies have tantrums and what you can do about it A baby tantrum is an abrupt and sudden loss of emotional control. Various factors bring tantrums on, and if you can identify the trigger, then you can help him...

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Sun Safety

It's great when your baby is old enough to go out to play. However, when we are out having fun it is easy to forget that the sun can cause harm to you and your family. It is a good idea to get into the practice of...

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Baby Massage - Head and Face

Initially, babies tend to resist head and face massage, particularly during the first few weeks of life, and if the delivery was long or traumatic. Try this massage for three to four consecutive days. If your baby seems...

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Spanking: It hurts more than you think

The problem with spanking Spanking is hitting. Spanking is meant to cause pain to control a child's behaviour. When you're stressed and angry, spanking may seem like a quick way to stop misbehaviour - but it...

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Sleepless Nights

If your baby is waking up every hour or two to breastfeed, bottle-feed or locate his pacifier, you may be wondering just what it is that causes him to wake up so often. The reality is that brief nighttime awakenings are...

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The Sleep Doula

After being a trained birth and postpartum doula for over five years, and having two children 18 months apart, Tracey Ruiz realized there was a need for a support system for parents of babies who have problems sleeping...

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Solving Naptime Problems

Naps are important for your child's health and growth. A nap refreshes a child so that she can maintain her energy for the rest of the day. Studies show that children who nap are more adaptable, have longer attention...

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Breastfeeding your baby

Breastfeeding creates a strong bond between mother and baby if feeding time is relaxed and pleasurable for both. Make sure your baby can see you, and smile and talk to him while he is suckling. He will come to associate...





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