Expectant Mum

Being More than a Mother

It’s easy to get so engrossed in being a mother that your other relationships begin to suffer. It’s not intentional, but you barely even have enough time in your busy day to take a shower, let alone return phone calls or make friendly visits. You begin to feel the guilt seeping in slowly but surely,…

Establishing Healthy Eating Habits in your Baby

If you’re concerned about your baby’s health, you want to be certain to start healthy eating habits early. The first year of solid foods is a very important time for establishing your child’s eating habits. What your child eats, and more importantly, does not eat, during this time can impact their habits for life. Here…

Keeping your Baby Safe with Pets

When living with pets, expectant and new parents should learn to keep their new baby safe, and possibly form a good relationship between pet and baby. So, up to this point, your dog or cat has been your baby, but now there’s a little human on the way. It is normal and, in fact, wise…

The Benefits of Baby Massage

Many cultures have used massage as part of baby care for centuries, and research shows it can have many benefits. Not only does massage enable you to learn about and respond to your baby’s body language. But it is also a wonderful way to make your baby feel safe and secure by showing that he…

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All about Home Safety and Your Baby

When you first have a newborn baby, you are very protective of them. You are always afraid of something happening to them. Well, when you are at home you should not be afraid of anything happening to your baby because you are there and it should be safe. Keeping your baby safe at home is…

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The “How to” of Breastfeeding – Dr. Michele Griswold

It is World Breastfeeding Week; it is celebrated to encourage breasfeeding and improve the health of babies all around the world. This celebration holds annually from August 1st to August 7th; the theme for this year is – Protect Breastfeeding: A Shared Responsibility. In a recent interview with UNICEF, lactation expert and former president of…

What to do When your Baby won’t wear Clothes

A lot of time and energy goes into wearing clothes for your baby during the first year. From the color debate to the rapid speed at which most infants outgrow their clothing, new parents have their plates full with keeping their babies clean, comfortable, and clothed. So what do you do when all of a…

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