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At first, bathing your baby may seem like a huge task, with all the things you have to remember before starting the bath. It will get easier day by day. Soon, your baby's bath becomes another routine you'll enjoy and do it like a pro! Get everything ready in advance Before you start your baby's bath, ensure you have all the...

Roll Over

WHEN DO BABIES ROLL OVER? Once your baby has head control, and around the sometime that she learns to sit down on her own with support, she’ll learn to roll over. Your baby may be able to kick herself over, from her tummy to her back, at around 4 months. It may take her until she's about 5 or 6 months...
GIVING YOUR BABY A MASSAGE Massage is a great way for you to express your love and care for your baby. It can soothe your baby and help her to sleep. Massage hasmany added benefits for your baby, including improving weight gain, helps in digestion, improves circulation, and eases  teething pain. Massage is a great way for you  to bond with...

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.

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