Archive for 'Baby'
A look at how your child’s temperament affects his sleep cycle. Temperament and Sleep Many experts say that sleep is a learned behavior and that as parents part of our job is to help our children [...]
Just when will your newborn sleep through the night? Sleeping through the Night If there’s one thing newborn babies do a lot of, it’s sleep. Most babies sleep an average of sixteen or more hours a [...]
How many toxins are babies exposed to while in the womb? Toxins in Utero By now, we’re well aware that smoking and drinking during pregnancy are real no-no’s. And because of mercury, avoiding a lot of [...]
What every parent needs to keep in mind when it comes to outdoor poisons. Outdoor Poisons Now that spring is here, so is the gardening season and with it, potential hazards. While many municipalities now ban [...]
A few coping strategies for the brand new family. New Families Bringing home a brand new baby is one of the most joyful experiences any new parents will face. It is also one of the most [...]
Is your baby ready to try solid food? Introducing Solid Food By now, most of us are well aware that there is nothing quite like mother’s milk for baby’s nutritional well-being. But sooner or later, your [...]
If your child has trouble breathing or gets hives after eating, then she may have a life threatening food allergy. In children, particularly young ones, intolerance to certain foods is fairly common. But actual food allergies, [...]
Stepping up to the plate. Toddlers and First steps Walking is a milestone that every parent relishes. It’s also a milestone that occurs on different timetables for different kids, says Ann Douglas, author of The Mother [...]
Does teething cause rashes and illness? Teething Beginning at around three or four months, until about two and a half years, a child is almost constantly teething. And while the eruption of teeth may cause some [...]
A look at how sleep can keep our children’s immune system strong. Sleep & Immune System More and more research is pointing to the fact that that sleep is a vital component in keeping disease at [...]
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