Thursday, April 15, 2021

Breast Feeding

Breast Feeding is the normal way of providing your baby with the nutrients they need for healthy growth and development. Almost all mothers can breastfeed, provided they have the right information, the health care system and the support of their family. Colostrum, the yellowish, sticky breast milk produced at the end of pregnancy, is recommended by WHO as the...

Milestones

HOW TO HELP YOUR BABY TO CRAWL Tummy time. From the start, give your baby tummy time long before your baby's ready to crawl. Placing your baby on his tummy and playing with him while he’s awake and alert for several minutes a few times a day will help to develop muscles that he needs to crawl. Incentives to move. The best and...
Most newborns sleep anywhere from 2-4 hours at a time. So the number of naps your baby takes in a day depends on his age and  how long he’s been napping for. As your baby gets older (about 6 to 8 weeks), their naps will combine into fewer, but longer naps, per day. Don’t forget to catch a wink when...
There are three basic ways to burp a baby, It’s best to try all three to see which one gets the job done best for your baby. 1.On your shoulder: Hold your baby firmly against your shoulder. Support her bottom with one hand, gently pat or rub her back with...

Burping Your Baby

A good burp during and after feedings can calm fussiness. Here are tips to help your baby burp. Tips on Burping Baby Always keep a burping towel or bib between your clothes and the baby’s mouth, this will help protect your clothes. Keep a cloth or bib handy in case baby spits up. A gentle pator rub on the baby’s back may...

Diapering

DIAPER CHANGE This is something you’ll be doing a lot!  This section will guide you step by step on getting to grips with diaper change, and also advice you on protection against diaper rash and it’s causes. Changing your baby’s diaper is a very important skill that you would want to learn straight away. It’s part of your daily routine...

Crawling

Crawling is your baby's first routine of getting around efficiently on his own. In the standard crawl, he'll start by learning to balance on his hands and knees. Then he'll figure out how to move forward and backward by pushing off with his knees. This will help strengthening his muscles that will soon enable him to walk.

Colic

Understanding Colic: Treatment Colic should go away by the time your baby is 4 months old. Until then, try these tips. These may soothe your colic baby and give you some relief too. 1.Feeding Tips It’s a good idea to keep a check on your baby’s formula milk or what you eat if you’re breastfeeding. Generally it’s not...

Bath & Skin Care

BABY’S FIRST BATH! The first few times you bath your baby it’s a good idea to have someone with you to give you a bit of support. It's also helpful if you've forgotten something you need for your baby. Until you get into a routine, you'll probably find this happening a lot! Handling a wriggling, wet, slippery plus a small baby...

Did You Know?

Breast milk or formula is the only food your newborn needs, and the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends exclusive breast-feeding for the first six months after birth. But by ages 4 months to 6 months, most babies are ready to begin eating solid foods as a complement to breast-feeding or formula-feeding. Always consult your pediatrician before starting solid foods or...

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