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Anticipating your Baby’s First Steps

We make such a big deal out of when a baby takes his first steps. In fact, the age at which your child took his first steps will be ingrained in your Mommy memory forever, just like your child’s birth weight and time. Your baby walking is great but since you can’t manage to keep…

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Baby Cribs: Advice and Tips

Congratulations! You have just learned that you are having a baby, whether this is your first or not you need to look at cribs. Do you have one already? Is it an antique? A second-hand crib whether antique or not needs to be carefully looked at. This is for the safety of your new baby.…

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Best Way to take Baby Photographs

In many types of photography, you may have to do as a photographer, baby shots may be the most difficult. Even if you are not a professional photographer but you are trying to get a great-looking portrait of your child; getting them to cooperate is a major undertaking. The first rule to live by with…

Educational Games For Babies – 6 to 12 Months

By six months of age, your baby may be sitting unassisted, her coordination skills are growing in leaps and bounds, and she will soon be crawling, standing, and then walking. Six to twelve months is a fun time for parents and babies. Play a variety of games with your baby and watch her quickly master…

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Giving Juice to your Baby

Fruit juice for babies, it sounds healthy enough, doesn’t it? Yet giving juice to your baby is not as beneficial as many parents believe. Health organizations worldwide, including the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Food Standards Agency in the UK, recommend that babies receive no supplemental fluids during the first 6 months of life.…

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Kicked in the Ribs – While Giving Birth

Sacrifices have to be made as soon as your result from the pregnancy test proves positive and you’re on your way to giving birth. Bungee jumping stops as of now, cut down on the intake of alcohol and tobacco. It is common sense to follow the rules from all medical advisors; which in return will…

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Importance of Paternity Leave

As new or expectant parents, the birth of a child can be a handful, introducing paternity leave is of great importance in the home at this time. In society, encouraging fathers as caregivers in the home can help balance work-life and parenting for couples. The benefits of paternity leave extend beyond the personal but go…

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Relaxation Techniques for Toddler’s Bedtime

As parents, we can agree our days we go a lot easier if we learn a thing or two on how to help our toddler’s relax and rest when its bedtime. Though it may seem like your toddler does nothing but play all day; he’s working very hard and by no means is his life…

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The Importance Of Having A Baby Ultrasound

Everyone loves a baby picture, right? A special image of the little one all dressed in their little outfit and wrapped in a soft blanket is the first baby picture that most will see. The parents, however, often get to see an even earlier photo thanks to a baby ultrasound. Procedure This procedure is not…

Take the Bite out of your Toddler’s Biting Problem

The majority of toddlers engage in some biting between their first and third birthdays. Probably the most common reason is that it is one of the few ways of communicating that’s effective for them before they develop verbal skills. However, not all children bite. Some choose other forms of communication, such as grabbing, shoving, or…

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