August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month (BAM). In order to promote, support and encourage mothers all over to breastfeeding, this campaign educates women on the importance of breastfeeding exclusively for at least the first six months. Research shows that babies are less likely to develop health problems such as ear infections, allergies, obesity (childhood and later.
Despite what you’ve read in magazines or seen on TV, most kids wean themselves. They become interested in what others are eating and start to enjoy the tastes, smells and textures of food. If you make these items available, your child will most likely stop nursing on his own. In societies where children are allowed.
Admittedly, organic food is a bit more expensive than food farmed using conventional methods. However, there’s a reason it costs more. It’s better for you! Organic food is worth the price because it’s more nutritious and absent of harmful chemicals. If you’re thinking of switching to organic foods, but worry about the price, know that.
Tummy time is a critical developmental tool for babies. Spending time on their stomachs helps them to learn how to roll over, sit up, push with their arms and legs, strengthens their neck, and eventually crawl. However, while some find the experience fun, some babies find the experience uncomfortable. If your child doesn’t like tummy.
Keeping baby safe is always number one for a parent. We never want anything to hurt our baby! Unfortunately, some everyday mom and baby products can be dangerous. If you currently don’t check up on recent children product recalls, you should get in the habit of doing so. Knowing about a recall can be the.
If you’re nursing, you might be a bit anxious about traveling. You’re probably imaging how difficult and uncomfortable it will all be. Your concerns are understandable, but as long you prepare ahead of time, traveling can be a breeze. Here are some tips for nursing while traveling. 1. Find a good pump Another way to.
Summer is here, which means school-aged children will have lots of free time and everyone will be itching to get out of the house. Entertaining your kids and keeping up with their energy can be a challenge, especially if you’re also caring for a little one. If you’re breastfeeding, a large part of your day.
After nine long months of being pregnant, you’re ready to lose that baby weight. Even though you are still and inactive while nursing your baby, it actually burns a lot of calories – up to 850 per day! The production and disbursement of your breast milk keeps your metabolism high all day long. You should.
At this point in the year, many families are planning trips to Disney. It’s a popular family destination, but it can be expensive. You’ll want to do everything in your power to reduce your costs. If you are willing to do the work and research ahead of time, it doesn’t have to be expensive. You.
One of the first challenges a new parent will face is getting her baby to sleep well. The adjustment to the world from the womb can be difficult. Even babies who sleep well can sometimes frustrate their parents. While there isn’t a rule book about putting your baby to sleep, there are some guidelines. Many.