Browsing Category: "Baby’s Health"

Parenting Priorities For Families With Toddlers

As a parent of children from one to fours years, you will have some very distinct issues to deal with. These can affect all sorts of things including your quality of life, as well as your child’s development. That is why it is essential to get your priorities in order and stick to them even when things get tough. Read on for more information.

Sleep

First of all, a major issue for kids between one to four is often sleep. If your little one is sleeping through the night, then you are super lucky, as many don’t. Other seem as if they have settled into a nighttime routine, only to have it disrupted later by things like teething or illness. Read the rest of this entry »

Your New Baby Is Healthy, But Are You?

Pregnancy and childbirth are the most difficult things you will ever experience. The amount of strain on your body, both physical and mental, is immense and it will take a long time to recover from. The health of your newborn is, of course, going to be your main priority. It always should be, but be aware that if you want to give your baby the best care possible you need to look after yourself. If your body isn’t in peak condition then you are going to struggle with the challenges of looking after your little one so your health is just as important as theirs. There are so many different health issues that new mothers face, some more common than others, and some can be incredibly dangerous if not dealt with properly. In order to help you identify and tackle these potential health risks, we’ve put together a list of everything you should watch out for.

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How To Avoid Going Crazy With A Newborn Baby

Becoming a mother is an exciting adventure, but it’s also terrifying. You find yourself worrying constantly about whether you’re doing the best thing for your baby, and you see so many conflicting things about the healthiest things to do for a newborn child that you feel as if you’re taking a shot in the dark. At the end of the day, gut instincts are the most important things to trust; you’re the baby’s mother, and you speak his or her language better than anyone else. Still, there are tips and pieces of advice you could take on board to ensure you’re keeping your baby as safe and healthy as possible. You’re only human, and there is no “perfect” answer, but this guide should help you do the best that you can.

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Don’t Forget These Essentials When You Welcome Your Newborn

It’s been a long nine months, but now your little one is finally here. After just a few days, you’re ready to bring your beautiful newborn home and show them their new little world. It won’t be long before all your friends and extended family want to welcome your bundle of joy too. Preparing for an event like this might exhaust you just to think about it. After all, you’re not getting much sleep right now! Whether it’s big or small, make sure you remember these welcome party essentials:

What’s In A Name?

It’s important you write the given name of your newborn down on the invitations. This obvious detail can easily be forgotten when you’re writing out venue addresses and directions. If the welcome party is also a formal naming ceremony or Christening, then be certain to make that clear on the invite. It gives guests an idea of appropriate attire for the event. If you are welcoming your little one into your faith at the same time, then this may also influence the choice of gifts that guests bring.

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Bedtime Without The Stress: Top Tips For Parents

If you’re a parent, you’ve probably experienced scenarios when your children throw tantrums or kick up a fuss because they don’t want to go to bed. This is very common, and if it only happens once in a blue moon, it’s probably nothing to worry about. If you’re struggling to get your child into bed every night, however, this is a different story. Adults need rest too, and if every evening involves a battle, this is likely to take its toll. If you dread bedtime, here are some top tips that may come in handy.

Relaxing

When you go to bed when you’ve got a lot on your mind, or you’re full of energy, it’s hard to sleep. Your children are the same. Before bed, do something relaxing, which will calm them down and prepare them for sleep. Turn tablets and games consoles off and spend some quality time together. Read books, listen to some music, or simply have a chat and some cuddles. This will help you, as well as your kids, as it enables you to wind down.

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